Benjamin Moore Hampshire Gray

Benjamin Moore Hampshire Gray HC-101 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hampshire Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-101. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Hampshire Gray HC-101
Color code:HC-101
Color name:Hampshire Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Hampshire Gray

Hampshire Gray HC-101 has an LRV of 25.45% 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 25.45% 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 Hampshire Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

144, 137, 114

Is Benjamin Moore Hampshire Gray HC-101 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 46° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-101 Hampshire Gray HSL code: 46, 12%, 51%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Hampshire Gray:

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

Hampshire Gray HC-101 vs Majestic Sage 1532

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

Benjamin Moore Hampshire Gray HC-101 vs Benjamin Moore Majestic Sage 1532Open Hampshire Gray HC-101
LRV: 25.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 24.01%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Hampshire Gray HC-101 vs Revolutionary Storm CW-155

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

Benjamin Moore Hampshire Gray HC-101 vs Benjamin Moore Revolutionary Storm CW-155Open Hampshire Gray HC-101
LRV: 25.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 24.11%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#908972copy color code
RGB Decimal144, 137, 114copy color code
RGB Percent56.47%, 53.73%, 44.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 46° Saturation: 20.83% Value: 56.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(46, 12, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.86 Yellow: 20.83 Key: 43.53copy color code
YIQY: 136.471 I: 11.562 Q: -5.677copy color code
XYZX: 23.484 Y: 25.036 Z: 19.51copy color code
CIE LabL:57.11 a:-1.382 b:13.299copy color code
CIE LuvL:57.11 u:5.54 v:17.904copy color code
Decimal9472370copy color code
Hunter lab50.036, -3.785, 11.906copy color code
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