Benjamin Moore Graytint 1611 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Graytint paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1611. 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:Graytint 1611
Color code:1611
Color name:Graytint
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Graytint undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#D8D9D8

RGB code:

216, 217, 216

Is Benjamin Moore Graytint 1611 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 120° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1611 Graytint HSL code: 120, 1%, 85%

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 Graytint:

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.

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore 1611 Graytint

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

Graytint 1611 vs Bunny Gray 2124-50

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

Benjamin Moore Graytint 1611 vs Benjamin Moore Bunny Gray 2124-50Open Graytint 1611
LRV: 68.56%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 68.92%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Graytint 1611 vs Mountain Mist 868

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Graytint 1611 vs Benjamin Moore Mountain Mist 868Open Graytint 1611
LRV: 68.56%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 70.55%
Light color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Graytint

Graytint 1611 has an LRV of 68.56% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 68.56% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#D8D9D8copy color code
RGB Decimal216, 217, 216copy color code
RGB Percent84.71%, 85.10%, 84.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 120° Saturation: 0.46% Value: 85.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(120, 1, 85)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.46 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.46 Key: 14.9copy color code
YIQY: 216.587 I: -0.275 Q: -0.523copy color code
XYZX: 65.523 Y: 69.182 Z: 74.849copy color code
CIE LabL:86.594 a:-0.522 b:0.376copy color code
CIE LuvL:86.594 u:-0.508 v:0.663copy color code
Decimal14211544copy color code
Hunter lab83.176, -4.941, 4.869copy color code
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