Behr Tinsmith BL-W11

Color code:BL-W11
Color name:Tinsmith

Introducing Behr Tinsmith (BL-W11), a sophisticated and versatile gray hue that adds a modern touch to any space. This elegant color pairs beautifully with crisp whites, such as "Ultra Pure White" (GR-W15), creating a timeless look. For a bolder contrast, consider combining Tinsmith with a deep navy like "Sailor's Coat" (BL-W12) for a striking and dramatic feel. Whether used as a main wall color or as an accent, Behr Tinsmith complements both traditional and contemporary decor styles with its chic and understated charm. Elevate your space with Behr Tinsmith for a sleek and refined aesthetic.

What are Behr Tinsmith undertones?

Green is Behr Tinsmith undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

220, 224, 220

Is Behr Tinsmith BL-W11 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 120° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

BL-W11 Tinsmith HSL code: 120, 6%, 87%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Tinsmith:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Tinsmith BL-W11 vs Pixel White N530-1

Behr Tinsmith BL-W11 vs Behr Pixel White N530-1Open Tinsmith BL-W11
LRV: 73.19%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 71.14%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Tinsmith BL-W11 vs Shiny Luster N500-1

Behr Tinsmith BL-W11 vs Behr Shiny Luster N500-1Open Tinsmith BL-W11
LRV: 73.19%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 71.58%
Light color
Temperature: cold