Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke

Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pale Smoke paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1584. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Pale Smoke 1584
Color code:1584
Color name:Pale Smoke
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Pale Smoke

Pale Smoke 1584 has an LRV of 63.6% 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

201, 211, 208

Is Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 162° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1584 Pale Smoke HSL code: 162, 10%, 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.

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 Pale Smoke:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Pale Smoke 1584 vs Whitestone 2134-60

Struggling to decide between Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584 and Benjamin Moore Whitestone 2134-60? Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584 vs Benjamin Moore Whitestone 2134-60Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584
LRV: 63.6%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 60.74%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Pale Smoke 1584 vs Swept Away 701

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Our comparison of Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584 and Benjamin Moore Swept Away 701 will help you choose the ideal shade for your project.

Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584 vs Benjamin Moore Swept Away 701Benjamin Moore Pale Smoke 1584
LRV: 63.6%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 62.9%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#C9D3D0copy color code
RGB Decimal201, 211, 208copy color code
RGB Percent78.82%, 82.75%, 81.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 162° Saturation: 4.74% Value: 82.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(162, 10, 81)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.74 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.42 Key: 17.25copy color code
YIQY: 207.668 I: -4.995 Q: -3.049copy color code
XYZX: 58.764 Y: 63.56 Z: 68.83copy color code
CIE LabL:83.736 a:-3.945 b:0.312copy color code
Decimal13226960copy color code
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