Benjamin Moore Gray Huskie

Benjamin Moore Gray Huskie 1473 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gray Huskie paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1473. 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:Gray Huskie 1473
Color code:1473
Color name:Gray Huskie
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Gray Huskie

Gray Huskie 1473 has an LRV of 45.51% 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 45.51% 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 Gray Huskie undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

182, 180, 172

Is Benjamin Moore Gray Huskie 1473 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1473 Gray Huskie HSL code: 48, 6%, 69%

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 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 Gray Huskie:

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

Gray Huskie 1473 vs Baltic Gray 1467

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 Gray Huskie 1473 vs Benjamin Moore Baltic Gray 1467Benjamin Moore Gray Huskie 1473
LRV: 45.51%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Gray Huskie 1473 vs Cosmopolitan CSP-100

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 Gray Huskie 1473 vs Benjamin Moore Cosmopolitan CSP-100Benjamin Moore Gray Huskie 1473
LRV: 45.51%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.47%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B6B4ACcopy color code
RGB Decimal182, 180, 172copy color code
RGB Percent71.37%, 70.59%, 67.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 5.49% Value: 71.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 6, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.1 Yellow: 5.49 Key: 28.63copy color code
YIQY: 179.686 I: 3.763 Q: -2.067copy color code
XYZX: 43.057 Y: 45.566 Z: 45.545copy color code
CIE LabL:73.263 a:-0.748 b:4.327copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.263 u:1.607 v:6.438copy color code
Decimal11973804copy color code
Hunter lab67.503, -4.272, 7.248copy color code