1546

Benjamin Moore Gargoyle

Benjamin Moore Gargoyle 1546 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gargoyle paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1546. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Gargoyle 1546
Color code:1546
Color name:Gargoyle
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Gargoyle

Gargoyle 1546 has an LRV of 18.89% 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 18.89% 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 Gargoyle undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Gargoyle 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#7C7567

RGB code:

124, 117, 103

Is Benjamin Moore Gargoyle 1546 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 40° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1546 Gargoyle HSL code: 40, 9%, 45%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Gargoyle:

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

Gargoyle 1546 vs Beachcomber 993

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Gargoyle 1546 vs Benjamin Moore Beachcomber 993Open Gargoyle 1546
LRV: 18.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 18.97%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Gargoyle 1546 vs Rooftop Garden CSP-765

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Gargoyle 1546 vs Benjamin Moore Rooftop Garden CSP-765Open Gargoyle 1546
LRV: 18.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 19.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#7C7567copy color code
RGB Decimal124, 117, 103copy color code
RGB Percent48.63%, 45.88%, 40.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 16.94% Value: 48.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 9, 45)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.65 Yellow: 16.94 Key: 51.37copy color code
YIQY: 117.497 I: 8.67 Q: -2.876copy color code
XYZX: 17.121 Y: 17.987 Z: 15.398copy color code
CIE LabL:49.481 a:0.137 b:8.698copy color code
CIE LuvL:49.481 u:4.982 v:11.336copy color code
Decimal8156519copy color code
Hunter lab42.411, -2.16, 8.162copy color code
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