Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray

Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray 1561 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Castle Peak Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1561. 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:Castle Peak Gray 1561
Color code:1561
Color name:Castle Peak Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Castle Peak Gray

Castle Peak Gray 1561 has an LRV of 14.62% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 14.62% 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.

What are Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

105, 103, 87

Is Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray 1561 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 53° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1561 Castle Peak Gray HSL code: 53, 9%, 38%

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 Castle Peak Gray:

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

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

Castle Peak Gray 1561 vs Forest Floor 1498

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray 1561 vs Benjamin Moore Forest Floor 1498Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray 1561
LRV: 14.62%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.57%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Castle Peak Gray 1561 vs Country Life 1490

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray 1561 vs Benjamin Moore Country Life 1490Benjamin Moore Castle Peak Gray 1561
LRV: 14.62%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.67%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#696757copy color code
RGB Decimal105, 103, 87copy color code
RGB Percent41.18%, 40.39%, 34.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 53° Saturation: 17.14% Value: 41.18%copy color code
HSLhsl(53, 9, 38)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.9 Yellow: 17.14 Key: 58.82copy color code
YIQY: 101.774 I: 6.333 Q: -4.556copy color code
XYZX: 12.396 Y: 13.392 Z: 10.946copy color code
CIE LabL:43.348 a:-2.249 b:9.328copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.348 u:2.044 v:12.052copy color code
Decimal6907735copy color code
Hunter lab36.595, -3.578, 7.882copy color code
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