Benjamin Moore Nightfall 1596

Official color page:Nightfall 1596
Color code:1596
Color name:Nightfall
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore 1596 Nightfall is a rich, deep hue that adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any space. This bold color pairs beautifully with crisp white accents, creating a striking contrast that enhances the dramatic effect of Nightfall. For a more harmonious look, consider combining Nightfall with soft neutral tones like Benjamin Moore Ballet White OC-9 or warm greys such as Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter HC-172. Whether you're looking to create a luxurious atmosphere or a cozy retreat, Nightfall sets the perfect tone for a stylish interior design.

What are Benjamin Moore Nightfall undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

75, 78, 78

Is Benjamin Moore Nightfall 1596 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1596 Nightfall HSL code: 180, 2%, 30%

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 Nightfall:

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 1596 Nightfall

Color comparison

Nightfall 1596 vs Ebony Slate 2118-30

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

Benjamin Moore Nightfall 1596 vs Benjamin Moore Ebony Slate 2118-30Open Nightfall 1596
LRV: 8.3%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.09%
Dark color
Temperature: cold