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Benjamin Moore Wenge (AF-180) Paint Color


Color Name: Wenge (AF-180)
Hex Color Code: #3C2D2B
RGB Color Code: RGB(60, 45, 43)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 25.0%, 28.3%, 76.5%





About Wenge (AF-180) color - its meaning and example


What color is Wenge (AF-180)?

Wenge (AF-180) color belongs to the Neutral color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Wenge (AF-180) is #3C2D2B, and the RGB color code is RGB(60, 45, 43).

In the RGB color model, Wenge (AF-180) has a red value of 60, a green value of 45, and a blue value of 43. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 25.0% magenta, 28.3% yellow, and 76.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 7.1° (degrees), 16.5 % saturation, and 20.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Wenge (AF-180) has a hue of 7.1° (degrees), 28.3 % saturation and 23.5 % brightness/value.


Wenge (AF-180) is cool or warm?

The color Wenge (AF-180) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Wenge (AF-180)?

Wenge (AF-180) has an LRV of nearly 3. By LRV value, it is a very dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Wenge (AF-180)

Light Color


Compare LRV 3 of Wenge (AF-180) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 3 puts Benjamin Moore Wenge (AF-180) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Wenge (AF-180) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(60, 45, 43)
Red
60 (23.5%)
Green
45 (17.6%)
Blue
43 (16.9%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
25.00%
Yellow
28.33%
Key
76.47%

HSL

HSL(7.06deg, 16.5 %, 20.2 %)

Hue
7.06°
Saturation
16.50 %.
Lightness
20.20 %.

RYB

RYB(177, 171, 180)
Red
177 (69.5%)
Yellow
171 (67.1%)
Blue
180 (70.4%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
7.06°
Saturation
28.33 %.
Brightness / Value
23.53 %.

HWB

H: 7.06°

W: 16.86 %

B: 76.47 %

XYZ

X : 3.24

Y : 3.01

Z : 2.7

YXY

Y1 : 3.01

X : 0.36

Y2 : 0.34

CMY

C : 76.47%

M : 82.35%

Y : 83.14%


LRV

~ 3 %

Munsell Color System

3.1YR 1.9/1.3

CIE-Lab

L : 20.09

A : 6.52

B : 3.93

CIE-Lch

L : 20.09

C : 7.61

H : 31.09

CIE-Luv

L : 20.09

U : 8.19

V : 2.98

Hunter-Lab

L : 17.35

A : 2.93

B : 2.94






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Wenge (AF-180) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


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Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone TCX


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to Pantone PMS


#382E2C
PANTONE 440 C
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
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PANTONE 412 C
ΔE - 3.24 (96.8% similar)
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ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
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ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)


RAL Design


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to RAL Design


#342A2A
RAL 020 20 05 - Deep Brown
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
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RAL 010 20 10 - Wenge Black
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)
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RAL 020 20 10 - Night Red
ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)


RAL Classic


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to RAL Classic


#442F29
RAL 8017 - Chocolate Brown
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
#3D3635
RAL 8019 - Gray Brown
ΔE - 4.93 (95.1% similar)
#3E2022
RAL 3007 - Black Red
ΔE - 7.57 (92.4% similar)
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RAL 8014 - Sepia Brown
ΔE - 7.57 (92.4% similar)


British Standard 4800


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to British Standard 4800


#493230
BS 04-C-40 - Maroon
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)
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BS 04-B-29 - Brown
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)
#36312D
BS 04-B-25 - Saracen
ΔE - 6.22 (93.8% similar)





Paint similar to Wenge (AF-180) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Wenge (AF-180) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to Benjamin Moore


#3C2D2B
Wenge (AF-180)
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#3B3230
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ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
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ΔE - 3.78 (96.2% similar)


Valspar


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to Valspar


#3D2F30
Noblesse Oblige (8004-2G)
ΔE - 1.94 (98.1% similar)
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ΔE - 2.85 (97.1% similar)
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Black Raisin (4002-2C)
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)
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Christmas Pudding (8004-5G)
ΔE - 4.35 (95.7% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to Sherwin Williams


#403330
Black Bean (SW 6006)
ΔE - 2.23 (97.8% similar)
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ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
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Rockweed (SW 2735)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
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Bitter Chocolate (SW 6013)
ΔE - 5.25 (94.7% similar)





Behr


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to Behr


#4B4242
Sarsaparilla (HDC-AC-26)
ΔE - 7.27 (92.7% similar)
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ΔE - 7.32 (92.7% similar)
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Eclectic Purple (PPU17-20)
ΔE - 7.71 (92.3% similar)
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Black Garnet (N110-7)
ΔE - 7.75 (92.3% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to Dunn-Edwards


#3B3A3A
Black (DEA 002)
ΔE - 8.50 (91.5% similar)
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Purple Prose (DET 405)
ΔE - 8.61 (91.4% similar)
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Espresso Macchiato (DET 680)
ΔE - 9.00 (91.0% similar)


PPG Paints


Wenge (AF-180) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Wenge (AF-180) to PPG Paints


#4F443F
Dark Granite (PPG1005-7)
ΔE - 7.86 (92.1% similar)
#544642
French Toast (PPG15-24)
ΔE - 8.20 (91.8% similar)
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Racy Raisin (PPG16-24)
ΔE - 8.35 (91.7% similar)
#4B4441
Phantom Mist (PPG1002-7)
ΔE - 8.36 (91.6% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Wenge (AF-180) - #3C2D2B Color Images and Patterns


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