Benjamin Moore Quarry Rock

Benjamin Moore Quarry Rock 1568 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Quarry Rock paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1568. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Quarry Rock 1568
Color code:1568
Color name:Quarry Rock
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Quarry Rock

Quarry Rock 1568 has an LRV of 14.71% 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 14.71% 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 Quarry Rock undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

97, 105, 100

Is Benjamin Moore Quarry Rock 1568 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 143° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1568 Quarry Rock HSL code: 143, 4%, 40%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Quarry Rock:

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 1568 Quarry Rock

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

Quarry Rock 1568 vs Kitty Gray 1589

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Quarry Rock 1568 vs Benjamin Moore Kitty Gray 1589Benjamin Moore Quarry Rock 1568
LRV: 14.71%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.52%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Quarry Rock 1568 vs Kendall Charcoal HC-166

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

Benjamin Moore Quarry Rock 1568 vs Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166Benjamin Moore Quarry Rock 1568
LRV: 14.71%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#616964copy color code
RGB Decimal97, 105, 100copy color code
RGB Percent38.04%, 41.18%, 39.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 143° Saturation: 7.62% Value: 41.18%copy color code
HSLhsl(143, 4, 40)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 7.62 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 4.76 Key: 58.82copy color code
YIQY: 102.038 I: -3.16 Q: -3.248copy color code
XYZX: 12.281 Y: 13.565 Z: 14.024copy color code
CIE LabL:43.602 a:-4.129 b:1.758copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.602 u:-4.141 v:2.931copy color code
Decimal6383972copy color code
Hunter lab36.83, -4.932, 3.204copy color code
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