Benjamin Moore Silver Lake

Benjamin Moore Silver Lake 1598 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Silver Lake paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1598. 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:Silver Lake 1598
Color code:1598
Color name:Silver Lake
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Silver Lake for bedroom

  • 1598 Bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Silver Lake

Silver Lake 1598 has an LRV of 54.82% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 54.82% 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 Silver Lake undertones?

Green and Blue are Benjamin Moore Silver Lake undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

192, 198, 197

Is Benjamin Moore Silver Lake 1598 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 170° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1598 Silver Lake HSL code: 170, 5%, 76%

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 Grey 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 Silver Lake:

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 1598 Silver Lake

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

Silver Lake 1598 vs Smoke 2122-40

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

Benjamin Moore Silver Lake 1598 vs Benjamin Moore Smoke 2122-40Benjamin Moore Silver Lake 1598
LRV: 54.82%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 54.82%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Silver Lake 1598 vs Silver Half Dollar 2121-40

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 Silver Lake 1598 vs Benjamin Moore Silver Half Dollar 2121-40Benjamin Moore Silver Lake 1598
LRV: 54.82%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 54.82%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#C0C6C5copy color code
RGB Decimal192, 198, 197copy color code
RGB Percent75.29%, 77.65%, 77.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 170° Saturation: 3.03% Value: 77.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(170, 5, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 3.03 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.51 Key: 22.35copy color code
YIQY: 196.092 I: -3.254 Q: -1.58copy color code
XYZX: 52.008 Y: 55.626 Z: 60.805copy color code
CIE LabL:79.4 a:-2.249 b:-0.215copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.4 u:-3.305 v:0.067copy color code
Decimal12633797copy color code
Hunter lab74.583, -6.048, 3.87copy color code
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