Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray

Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Litchfield Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-78. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Litchfield Gray HC-78
Color code:HC-78
Color name:Litchfield Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Litchfield Gray

Litchfield Gray HC-78 has an LRV of 58.67% 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

213, 202, 187

Is Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-78 Litchfield Gray HSL code: 35, 24%, 78%

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.

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 Litchfield Gray:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Litchfield Gray HC-78 vs Mocha Cream 995

Confused between Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78 and Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78 vs Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78
LRV: 58.67%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.76%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Litchfield Gray HC-78 vs York Gray CW-45

Struggling to decide between Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78 and Benjamin Moore York Gray CW-45? Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78 vs Benjamin Moore York Gray CW-45Benjamin Moore Litchfield Gray HC-78
LRV: 58.67%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.07%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#D5CABBcopy color code
RGB Decimal213, 202, 187copy color code
RGB Percent83.53%, 79.22%, 73.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 12.21% Value: 83.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 24, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.16 Yellow: 12.21 Key: 16.47copy color code
YIQY: 203.579 I: 11.375 Q: -2.341copy color code
XYZX: 57.529 Y: 59.976 Z: 55.546copy color code
CIE LabL:81.825 a:1.288 b:8.857copy color code
Decimal14011067copy color code