Benjamin Moore Misty Lilac 2071-70 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Misty Lilac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2071-70. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Misty Lilac 2071-70
Color code:2071-70
Color name:Misty Lilac
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Misty Lilac reviews

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LRV of Misty Lilac

Misty Lilac 2071-70 has an LRV of 77.95% and refers to Off-White 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 77.95% 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 Misty Lilac undertones?

Purple is Benjamin Moore Misty Lilac 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

234, 227, 240

Is Benjamin Moore Misty Lilac 2071-70 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 272° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2071-70 Misty Lilac HSL code: 272, 30%, 92%

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.

  • Warm Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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 Misty Lilac:

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.

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

Misty Lilac 2071-70 vs Raspberry Ice 2072-70

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

Benjamin Moore Misty Lilac 2071-70 vs Benjamin Moore Raspberry Ice 2072-70Open Misty Lilac 2071-70
LRV: 77.95%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 76.3%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Misty Lilac 2071-70 vs Misty Gray 2124-60

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Misty Lilac 2071-70 vs Benjamin Moore Misty Gray 2124-60Open Misty Lilac 2071-70
LRV: 77.95%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 80.58%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#EAE3F0copy color code
RGB Decimal234, 227, 240copy color code
RGB Percent91.76%, 89.02%, 94.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 272° Saturation: 5.42% Value: 94.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(272, 30, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.5 Magenta: 5.42 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 5.88copy color code
YIQY: 230.575 I: -0.006 Q: 5.526copy color code
XYZX: 77.125 Y: 78.722 Z: 93.546copy color code
CIE LabL:91.108 a:4.687 b:-5.461copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.108 u:3.16 v:-9.3copy color code
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Hunter lab88.725, -0.107, -0.404copy color code
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