Benjamin Moore Granite

Benjamin Moore Granite AF-660 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Granite paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-660. 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:Granite AF-660
Color code:AF-660
Color name:Granite
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Granite

Granite AF-660 has an LRV of 21.95% 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 21.95% 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 Granite undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

130, 125, 123

Is Benjamin Moore Granite AF-660 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 17° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-660 Granite HSL code: 17, 3%, 50%

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 Granite:

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

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

Granite AF-660 vs Barnwood CSP-115

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 Granite AF-660 vs Benjamin Moore Barnwood CSP-115Benjamin Moore Granite AF-660
LRV: 21.95%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.13%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Granite AF-660 vs Wool Peacoat CSP-25

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 Granite AF-660 vs Benjamin Moore Wool Peacoat CSP-25Benjamin Moore Granite AF-660
LRV: 21.95%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.17%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#827D7Bcopy color code
RGB Decimal130, 125, 123copy color code
RGB Percent50.98%, 49.02%, 48.24%copy color code
HSVHue: 17° Saturation: 5.38% Value: 50.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(17, 3, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.85 Yellow: 5.38 Key: 49.02copy color code
YIQY: 126.267 I: 3.622 Q: 0.435copy color code
XYZX: 20.114 Y: 20.843 Z: 21.697copy color code
CIE LabL:52.778 a:1.504 b:1.764copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.778 u:3.008 v:2.173copy color code
Decimal8551803copy color code
Hunter lab45.654, -1.254, 3.781copy color code
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