Benjamin Moore Nightingale

Benjamin Moore Nightingale AF-670 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Nightingale paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-670. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Nightingale AF-670
Color code:AF-670
Color name:Nightingale
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Nightingale

Nightingale AF-670 has an LRV of 45.71% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 45.71% 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 Nightingale undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

182, 180, 178

Is Benjamin Moore Nightingale AF-670 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 30° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-670 Nightingale HSL code: 30, 3%, 71%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Nightingale:

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

Nightingale AF-670 vs Bone Black CW-715

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Nightingale AF-670 vs Benjamin Moore Bone Black CW-715Benjamin Moore Nightingale AF-670
LRV: 45.71%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 47.47%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Nightingale AF-670 vs Silent Night 1613

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Nightingale AF-670 vs Benjamin Moore Silent Night 1613Benjamin Moore Nightingale AF-670
LRV: 45.71%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 45.38%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#B6B4B2copy color code
RGB Decimal182, 180, 178copy color code
RGB Percent71.37%, 70.59%, 69.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 30° Saturation: 2.2% Value: 71.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(30, 3, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.1 Yellow: 2.2 Key: 28.63copy color code
YIQY: 180.37 I: 1.834 Q: -0.199copy color code
XYZX: 43.647 Y: 45.802 Z: 48.649copy color code
CIE LabL:73.417 a:0.334 b:1.27copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.417 u:1.258 v:1.811copy color code
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Hunter lab67.677, -3.316, 4.754copy color code
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