Benjamin Moore Misty Memories 2118-60 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Misty Memories paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2118-60. 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:Misty Memories 2118-60
Color code:2118-60
Color name:Misty Memories
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Misty Memories undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

202, 204, 211

Is Benjamin Moore Misty Memories 2118-60 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 227° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2118-60 Misty Memories HSL code: 227, 9%, 81%

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 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 Misty Memories:

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

Misty Memories 2118-60 vs Pebble Beach 1597

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Misty Memories 2118-60 vs Benjamin Moore Pebble Beach 1597Open Misty Memories 2118-60
LRV: 59.53%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 60.09%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Misty Memories 2118-60 vs Early Frost CSP-590

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Misty Memories 2118-60 vs Benjamin Moore Early Frost CSP-590Open Misty Memories 2118-60
LRV: 59.53%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 60.61%
Light color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Misty Memories

Misty Memories 2118-60 has an LRV of 59.53% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 59.53% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#CACCD3copy color code
RGB Decimal202, 204, 211copy color code
RGB Percent79.22%, 80.00%, 82.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 227° Saturation: 4.27% Value: 82.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(227, 9, 81)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.27 Magenta: 3.32 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 17.25copy color code
YIQY: 204.2 I: -3.441 Q: 1.755copy color code
XYZX: 57.705 Y: 60.445 Z: 70.237copy color code
CIE LabL:82.08 a:0.621 b:-3.706copy color code
CIE LuvL:82.08 u:-1.509 v:-5.751copy color code
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Hunter lab77.747, -3.571, 0.859copy color code
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