1581

Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray

Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray 1581 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Millstone Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1581. 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:Millstone Gray 1581
Color code:1581
Color name:Millstone Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Millstone Gray for bedroom

  • Millstone Gray Bedroom Paint
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  • Bedroom Wall
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  • Bm Millstone Gray Bedroom Review
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  • Bm Millstone Gray Bedroom
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  • Bm Millstone Gray Bedroom Accent Wall
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Millstone Gray for living room

  • Bm Millstone Gray Living Room
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  • Bm Millstone Gray Living Room
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  • Bm Millstone Gray 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

Millstone Gray on kitchen cabinets

  • 1581 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • 1581 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • 1581 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.

Millstone Gray reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray cozy painted furniture color
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  • 1581 Ceiling
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  • Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray cozy painted furniture color
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  • 1581 Ceiling
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  • Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray cozy painted furniture color
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  • 1581 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 Millstone Gray

Millstone Gray 1581 has an LRV of 16.96% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 16.96% 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 Millstone Gray undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Millstone 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#6A716A

RGB code:

106, 113, 106

Is Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray 1581 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.

1581 Millstone Gray HSL code: 120, 3%, 43%

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 Millstone 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

Benjamin Moore 1581 Millstone Gray

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

Millstone Gray 1581 vs Arctic Seal CSP-15

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray 1581 vs Benjamin Moore Arctic Seal CSP-15Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray 1581
LRV: 16.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 16.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Millstone Gray 1581 vs Rocky Coast 1595

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray 1581 vs Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 1595Benjamin Moore Millstone Gray 1581
LRV: 16.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 17.28%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#6A716Acopy color code
RGB Decimal106, 113, 106copy color code
RGB Percent41.57%, 44.31%, 41.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 120° Saturation: 6.19% Value: 44.31%copy color code
HSLhsl(120, 3, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.19 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 6.19 Key: 55.69copy color code
YIQY: 110.109 I: -1.922 Q: -3.659copy color code
XYZX: 14.45 Y: 15.915 Z: 15.942copy color code
CIE LabL:46.863 a:-4.103 b:2.971copy color code
CIE LuvL:46.863 u:-3.543 v:4.584copy color code
Decimal6975850copy color code
Hunter lab39.894, -5.159, 4.232copy color code
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