Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast

Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 1595 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rocky Coast paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1595. 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:Rocky Coast 1595
Color code:1595
Color name:Rocky Coast
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Rocky Coast

Rocky Coast 1595 has an LRV of 17.28% 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 17.28% 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 Rocky Coast undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

108, 113, 113

Is Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 1595 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1595 Rocky Coast HSL code: 180, 2%, 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.

  • 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 Rocky Coast:

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

Darker shades

Color comparison

Rocky Coast 1595 vs Amherst Gray HC-167

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 1595 vs Benjamin Moore Amherst Gray HC-167Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 1595
LRV: 17.28%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.8%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Rocky Coast 1595 vs Gunmetal 1602

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 1595 vs Benjamin Moore Gunmetal 1602Benjamin Moore Rocky Coast 1595
LRV: 17.28%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 16.63%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#6C7171copy color code
RGB Decimal108, 113, 113copy color code
RGB Percent42.35%, 44.31%, 44.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 4.42% Value: 44.31%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 2, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.42 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 55.69copy color code
YIQY: 111.505 I: -2.98 Q: -1.058copy color code
XYZX: 15.069 Y: 16.191 Z: 17.949copy color code
CIE LabL:47.223 a:-1.898 b:-0.657copy color code
CIE LuvL:47.223 u:-2.766 v:-0.593copy color code
Decimal7106929copy color code
Hunter lab40.237, -3.566, 1.718copy color code
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