Benjamin Moore French Beret

Benjamin Moore French Beret 1610 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full French Beret paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1610. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:French Beret 1610
Color code:1610
Color name:French Beret
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of French Beret

French Beret 1610 has an LRV of 9.06% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.06% 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 French Beret undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore French Beret 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

76, 79, 82

Is Benjamin Moore French Beret 1610 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1610 French Beret HSL code: 210, 4%, 31%

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 Benjamin Moore French Beret:

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

French Beret 1610 vs Midnight Blue 1638

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore French Beret 1610 vs Benjamin Moore Midnight Blue 1638Benjamin Moore French Beret 1610
LRV: 9.06%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.06%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

French Beret 1610 vs Westcott Navy 1624

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore French Beret 1610 vs Benjamin Moore Westcott Navy 1624Benjamin Moore French Beret 1610
LRV: 9.06%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.06%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#4C4F52copy color code
RGB Decimal76, 79, 82copy color code
RGB Percent29.80%, 30.98%, 32.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 210° Saturation: 7.32% Value: 32.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(210, 4, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 7.32 Magenta: 3.66 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 67.84copy color code
YIQY: 78.445 I: -2.752 Q: 0.299copy color code
XYZX: 7.299 Y: 7.738 Z: 9.089copy color code
CIE LabL:33.43 a:-0.536 b:-2.184copy color code
CIE LuvL:33.43 u:-1.745 v:-2.618copy color code
Decimal5001042copy color code
Hunter lab27.817, -1.841, 0.098copy color code
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