Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud

Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud 1550 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cumulus Cloud paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1550. 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:Cumulus Cloud 1550
Color code:1550
Color name:Cumulus Cloud
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Cumulus Cloud on kitchen cabinets

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

Cumulus Cloud reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud Kitchen
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  • Bm Cumulus Cloud Wall Paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud Dining Room
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  • 1550 Painted Cabinets
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  • Cumulus Cloud Painted Storage
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Cumulus Cloud

Cumulus Cloud 1550 has an LRV of 52.31% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 52.31% 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 Cumulus Cloud undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud 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:

197, 193, 184

Is Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud 1550 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1550 Cumulus Cloud HSL code: 42, 10%, 75%

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 Cumulus Cloud:

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

Cumulus Cloud 1550 vs Brushed Aluminum 1485

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud 1550 vs Benjamin Moore Brushed Aluminum 1485Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud 1550
LRV: 52.31%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.43%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Cumulus Cloud 1550 vs Through the Looking Glass CSP-495

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 Cumulus Cloud 1550 vs Benjamin Moore Through the Looking Glass CSP-495Benjamin Moore Cumulus Cloud 1550
LRV: 52.31%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 51.04%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C5C1B8copy color code
RGB Decimal197, 193, 184copy color code
RGB Percent77.25%, 75.69%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 6.6% Value: 77.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 10, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.03 Yellow: 6.6 Key: 22.75copy color code
YIQY: 193.17 I: 5.276 Q: -1.955copy color code
XYZX: 50.746 Y: 53.471 Z: 52.982copy color code
CIE LabL:78.152 a:-0.205 b:5.023copy color code
CIE LuvL:78.152 u:2.828 v:7.428copy color code
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Hunter lab73.124, -4.094, 8.228copy color code
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