Benjamin Moore Sonnet AF-55

Official color page:Sonnet AF-55
Color code:AF-55
Color name:Sonnet
Brand:Benjamin Moore

In a room painted with Benjamin Moore AF-55, Sonnet exudes a soft, soothing vibe, perfect for creating a serene atmosphere. This gentle hue pairs harmoniously with earthy tones like charcoal gray, olive green, and warm beige, balancing out the space with a touch of elegance. When combined with accents in AF-55, Sonnet such as deep navy blue or blush pink, the room takes on a refined, polished look. Whether used in a bedroom, living room, or dining area, this understated shade adds a timeless charm that complements a variety of design styles.

What are Benjamin Moore Sonnet undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Sonnet 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

227, 219, 205

Is Benjamin Moore Sonnet AF-55 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 38° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-55 Sonnet HSL code: 38, 28%, 85%

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 Greige 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 Sonnet:

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

Sonnet AF-55 vs Pale Oak OC-20

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Sonnet AF-55 vs Benjamin Moore Pale Oak OC-20Open Sonnet AF-55
LRV: 70.4%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.64%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Sonnet AF-55 vs Strand of Pearls CSP-395

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Sonnet AF-55 vs Benjamin Moore Strand of Pearls CSP-395Open Sonnet AF-55
LRV: 70.4%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72.19%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm