Benjamin Moore Nightfall Sky

Benjamin Moore Nightfall Sky CC-38 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Nightfall Sky paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CC-38. 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:Nightfall Sky CC-38
Color code:CC-38
Color name:Nightfall Sky
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Nightfall Sky for bedroom

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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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Nightfall Sky

Nightfall Sky CC-38 has an LRV of 15.49% 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 15.49% 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 Nightfall Sky undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

111, 101, 120

Is Benjamin Moore Nightfall Sky CC-38 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

CC-38 Nightfall Sky HSL code: 272, 9%, 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.

  • 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 Nightfall Sky:

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

Benjamin Moore CC-38 Nightfall Sky

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore CC-38 Nightfall Sky

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

Nightfall Sky CC-38 vs Gray Shower 2125-30

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Nightfall Sky CC-38 vs Benjamin Moore Gray Shower 2125-30Benjamin Moore Nightfall Sky CC-38
LRV: 15.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Nightfall Sky CC-38 vs Gunmetal 1602

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Nightfall Sky CC-38 vs Benjamin Moore Gunmetal 1602Benjamin Moore Nightfall Sky CC-38
LRV: 15.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#6F6578copy color code
RGB Decimal111, 101, 120copy color code
RGB Percent43.53%, 39.61%, 47.06%copy color code
HSVHue: 272° Saturation: 15.83% Value: 47.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(272, 9, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 7.5 Magenta: 15.83 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 52.94copy color code
YIQY: 106.156 I: -0.147 Q: 8.028copy color code
XYZX: 14.599 Y: 14.043 Z: 19.706copy color code
CIE LabL:44.294 a:7.879 b:-9.173copy color code
CIE LuvL:44.294 u:4.326 v:-13.749copy color code
Decimal7300472copy color code
Hunter lab37.474, 3.958, -4.946copy color code
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