Benjamin Moore Instinct AF-575

Official color page:Instinct AF-575
Color code:AF-575
Color name:Instinct
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Elevate your space with the sophisticated charm of Benjamin Moore Instinct (AF-575). This warm and inviting hue exudes a sense of elegance and tranquility, making it perfect for creating a cozy yet stylish atmosphere in living rooms, bedrooms, or home offices. The subtle undertones of Instinct (AF-575) beautifully complement both modern and traditional decor, adding a touch of luxury to any interior. Whether used as a main wall color or for accent pieces, this versatile shade brings a timeless allure to your home, embracing you in its understated beauty. Infuse your space with the rich depth of Instinct (AF-575) for a visually stunning and harmonious design scheme that will leave a lasting impression.

What are Benjamin Moore Instinct undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

186, 197, 208

Is Benjamin Moore Instinct AF-575 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-575 Instinct HSL code: 210, 19%, 77%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Instinct:

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

Instinct AF-575 vs Intuition CSP-610

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Instinct AF-575 vs Benjamin Moore Intuition CSP-610Open Instinct AF-575
LRV: 55.12%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 59%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Instinct AF-575 vs Smoke 2122-40

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 Instinct AF-575 vs Benjamin Moore Smoke 2122-40Open Instinct AF-575
LRV: 55.12%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 55.74%
Light color
Temperature: cold