Benjamin Moore Asphalt CC-548 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Asphalt paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CC-548. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Asphalt CC-548
Color code:CC-548
Color name:Asphalt
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Asphalt for living room

  • Bm Asphalt Living Room Fireplace
    Instagram @hmdesigns13
  • Bm Asphalt Living Room Fireplace
    Instagram @hmdesigns13
  • Bm Asphalt Living Room Fireplace
    Instagram @hmdesigns13
  • Bm Asphalt Living Room Fireplace
    Instagram @hmdesigns13

Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore CC-548 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Asphalt kitchen cabinets review
    Instagram @katethismomloves
  • Benjamin Moore CC-548 kitchen cabinets paint
    Instagram @katethismomloves
  • Cc-548 Kitchen Cabinets
    Instagram @katethismomloves
  • Cc-548 Kitchen Cabinets
  • Asphalt Kitchen Cabinets

Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Asphalt for exterior

  • Bm Asphalt Exterior
    Instagram @herbertpainting
  • Bm Asphalt Exterior
    Instagram @herbertpainting
  • Bm Asphalt Exterior
    Instagram @herbertpainting
  • Bm Asphalt Exterior
    Instagram @herbertpainting

Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Try before you buy

Samplize samples on the wall
Samplize logo

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick and repeat

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted samples

Twice painted
with real paint

Fast delivery

Next day

Shop now

What are Benjamin Moore Asphalt undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Asphalt 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

127, 125, 119

Is Benjamin Moore Asphalt CC-548 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 45° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CC-548 Asphalt HSL code: 45, 3%, 48%

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.

  • Warm Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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 Benjamin Moore Asphalt:

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.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore CC-548 Asphalt

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

Asphalt CC-548 vs Carter Gray CW-80

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Asphalt CC-548 vs Benjamin Moore Carter Gray CW-80Open Asphalt CC-548
LRV: 21.27%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.86%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Asphalt CC-548 vs Gunsmith Gray CW-65

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Asphalt CC-548 vs Benjamin Moore Gunsmith Gray CW-65Open Asphalt CC-548
LRV: 21.27%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.77%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Asphalt

Asphalt CC-548 has an LRV of 21.27% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 21.27% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#7F7D77copy color code
RGB Decimal127, 125, 119copy color code
RGB Percent49.80%, 49.02%, 46.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 45° Saturation: 6.3% Value: 49.8%copy color code
HSLhsl(45, 3, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.57 Yellow: 6.3 Key: 50.2copy color code
YIQY: 124.914 I: 3.12 Q: -1.444copy color code
XYZX: 19.415 Y: 20.511 Z: 20.384copy color code
CIE LabL:52.41 a:-0.405 b:3.537copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.41 u:1.495 v:4.872copy color code
Decimal8355191copy color code
Hunter lab45.289, -2.735, 5.017copy color code
Copy color code
Copy paint color code