Benjamin Moore Imperial Gray 1571

Official color page:Imperial Gray 1571
Color code:1571
Color name:Imperial Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Enhance your space with the sophisticated charm of Benjamin Moore's 1571 Imperial Gray. This timeless hue, reminiscent of a misty morning, adds a touch of elegance and tranquility to any room. Pair Imperial Gray with accents in Benjamin Moore's 2137-60 Gray Owl for a harmonious and modern look. For a pop of contrast, consider incorporating elements in Benjamin Moore's 2120-40 Smokestack Gray or 2127-40 Wolf Gray. Elevate your interior design with the versatile and refined appeal of Imperial Gray, a color that effortlessly complements a range of styles and aesthetics.

What are Benjamin Moore Imperial Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

176, 185, 178

Is Benjamin Moore Imperial Gray 1571 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 133° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1571 Imperial Gray HSL code: 133, 6%, 71%

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 Imperial 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

Imperial Gray 1571 vs Wythe Blue HC-143

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Imperial Gray 1571 vs Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue HC-143Open Imperial Gray 1571
LRV: 46.79%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 48.11%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Imperial Gray 1571 vs Pleasant Valley 696

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Imperial Gray 1571 vs Benjamin Moore Pleasant Valley 696Open Imperial Gray 1571
LRV: 46.79%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 50.46%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold