If you are looking for a warm and sophisticated white color, Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee may be yours.
Warm, cozy and at the same time clear and bright, this color is popular for a reason. Learn how this color can work in your home with all the details and details.
See the Swiss Benjamin Moore coffee in the newly painted basement of our house and take a tour of the space.
I have been integrated for years cream paint colors in our house and advising readers. They are a warm white without feeling yellow. Swiss coffee is one of my favorites for many reasons.
We chose Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee (OC-45) for our basement remodeling because we would like Chamois all, is soft and creamy, but not yellow and has a high LRV (reflective value of light) which is perfect for spaces without much natural light.
However, it is a versatile paint color that also works well with lots of natural light. It will make any space look light and cozy. It is quiet and serene.
Unlike most websites, I have personal experience with the paint colors I highlight and real photographs share that they are a true reflection of color. I love sharing my own original photography and snapshots of people I’ve worked with directly.
In this case, I also included some photos of Studio McGee, because they seemed relevant to me. It’s one of their favorite warm white colors and we all get so inspired!
Swiss coffee Benjamin Moore
Because I love sharing your home, your projects, and our DIY options, I know how difficult painting decisions can be.
Yes, choosing a “white paint color” seems easy at first, until you go to your local paint store and realize there are hundreds, if not thousands of options.
While Swiss coffee is certainly not an authentic, authentic white color, it is a warm, creamy beige tone that we love in our home. I hope you enjoy these photos and examples of how painting works it really feels.
Frequently asked questions
Swiss coffee has a paint color with a touch of yellow and so light green tones.
Yes, you can! In fact, Benjamin Moore suggests pairing Swiss Coffee Paint Color with Mt. Rainier Gray 2129-60 and Nickel 2119-50.
The color of Swiss coffee paint is a creamy, warm color that can actually be classified as beige.
LRV, (Light Reflectance Value) is a scale used by design professionals. Basically, 0 = the darkest black and 100 is a true color of white paint.
The color of Swiss Coffee paint has an LRV of 83.93, which is considered high.
Swiss coffee has a high LRV (light reflecting value) which is the percentage of light it reflects. It reflects almost 84% of the light and makes the spaces look clearer.
The nuances of Benjamin Moore’s Swiss coffee are rather a golden yellow hue. This can be read differently depending on the light, so be sure to try a sample on the walls.
When contrasted with a more accurate white coating, the yellow tone may be more pronounced, so keep this in mind when sampling.
Cut out the color to match it
With Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee works well Benjamin Moore White Where how to trim.
You can also try it with a tone-on-tone method, which is Paint the cutouts and walls the same color. In fact, this can help lessen the nuances of the paint, because the comparison of a light white with a cream is much stronger.
I’m actually a fan of simply using a dye-free white paint in many rooms in our house. It’s always a fresh, clean white that contrasts nicely with the colors of my cream and keeps me from rethinking my options.
Colors to combine it
It combines perfectly with a wide variety of colors, such as Revere Pewter, Lady Gray, Nickel and Nightfall. You can also easily combine it with other dull targets.
Where to use this color
- Traditional and rural style homes
Swiss coffee paint color tips
- For a little less color, dilute! Mix to 75%. It seems to be an especially good solution if it comes to reading a touch of yellow on the walls.
- Do it to Benjamin Moore for the best results. Each paint company uses a different formula that can make a color different. For example, doing it to Sherwin Williams could make him feel too green or yellow.
- Try on two coats. Readers are often frightened when they have applied a single layer. Unfortunately, the color of the original painting will be displayed and will tend to change color.