Benjamin Moore Pearl River

Benjamin Moore Pearl River 871 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pearl River paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 871. 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:Pearl River 871
Color code:871
Color name:Pearl River
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Pearl River

Pearl River 871 has an LRV of 73.11% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 73.11% 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 Pearl River undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Pearl River 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

220, 223, 222

Is Benjamin Moore Pearl River 871 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 160° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

871 Pearl River HSL code: 160, 4%, 87%

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 Pearl River:

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

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

Pearl River 871 vs Lookout Point 1646

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Pearl River 871 vs Benjamin Moore Lookout Point 1646Benjamin Moore Pearl River 871
LRV: 73.11%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 74.07%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Pearl River 871 vs Green Tint 2139-60

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 Pearl River 871 vs Benjamin Moore Green Tint 2139-60Benjamin Moore Pearl River 871
LRV: 73.11%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 72.08%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#DCDFDEcopy color code
RGB Decimal220, 223, 222copy color code
RGB Percent86.27%, 87.45%, 87.06%copy color code
HSVHue: 160° Saturation: 1.35% Value: 87.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(160, 4, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.35 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.45 Key: 12.55copy color code
YIQY: 221.989 I: -1.466 Q: -0.946copy color code
XYZX: 69.084 Y: 73.265 Z: 79.589copy color code
CIE LabL:88.574 a:-1.193 b:0.138copy color code
CIE LuvL:88.574 u:-1.627 v:0.422copy color code
Decimal14475230copy color code
Hunter lab85.595, -5.722, 4.786copy color code
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