Benjamin Moore Intrigue

Benjamin Moore Intrigue 1580 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Intrigue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1580. 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:Intrigue 1580
Color code:1580
Color name:Intrigue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Intrigue for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Intrigue victorian living room
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  • Intrigue Grey Living Room
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  • Intrigue Living Room
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  • Bm Intrigue Living Room
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  • Intrigue Living Room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 1580 for bathroom

  • Intrigue Bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Intrigue Bathroom
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  • Intrigue Bathroom Walls
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  • 1580 Bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

1580 on kitchen cabinets

  • Intrigue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Intrigue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Intrigue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Intrigue reviews

  • Bm Intrigue Painted Dresser
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  • Benjamin Moore Intrigue Dining Room
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  • Benjamin Moore Intrigue Dining Room
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  • Intrigue Ceiling
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Intrigue

Intrigue 1580 has an LRV of 24.43% 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 24.43% 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 Intrigue undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Intrigue 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:

129, 137, 129

Is Benjamin Moore Intrigue 1580 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

1580 Intrigue HSL code: 120, 3%, 52%

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 Green 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 Intrigue:

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

Benjamin Moore 1580 Intrigue

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

Intrigue 1580 vs Whale Gray 2134-40

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Intrigue 1580 vs Benjamin Moore Whale Gray 2134-40Open Intrigue 1580
LRV: 24.43%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 23.1%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#818981copy color code
RGB Decimal129, 137, 129copy color code
RGB Percent50.59%, 53.73%, 50.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 120° Saturation: 5.84% Value: 53.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(120, 3, 52)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 5.84 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 5.84 Key: 46.27copy color code
YIQY: 133.696 I: -2.196 Q: -4.182copy color code
XYZX: 21.96 Y: 24.143 Z: 24.266copy color code
CIE LabL:56.231 a:-4.53 b:3.278copy color code
CIE LuvL:56.231 u:-4.085 v:5.284copy color code
Decimal8489345copy color code
Hunter lab49.136, -6.21, 5.114copy color code