Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist

Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist 1535 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Seattle Mist paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1535. 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:Seattle Mist 1535
Color code:1535
Color name:Seattle Mist
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Seattle Mist

Seattle Mist 1535 has an LRV of 55.34% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 55.34% 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 Seattle Mist undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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, 197, 184

Is Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist 1535 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 46° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1535 Seattle Mist HSL code: 46, 14%, 75%

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 Beige 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 Seattle Mist:

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

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

Seattle Mist 1535 vs Revere Pewter HC-172

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist 1535 vs Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter HC-172Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist 1535
LRV: 55.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Seattle Mist 1535 vs Vale Mist 1494

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist 1535 vs Benjamin Moore Vale Mist 1494Benjamin Moore Seattle Mist 1535
LRV: 55.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#C9C5B8copy color code
RGB Decimal201, 197, 184copy color code
RGB Percent78.82%, 77.25%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 46° Saturation: 8.46% Value: 78.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(46, 14, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.99 Yellow: 8.46 Key: 21.18copy color code
YIQY: 196.714 I: 6.561 Q: -3.199copy color code
XYZX: 52.704 Y: 55.811 Z: 53.331copy color code
CIE LabL:79.506 a:-0.89 b:7.013copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.506 u:3.062 v:10.447copy color code
Decimal13223352copy color code
Hunter lab74.707, -4.81, 9.97copy color code