Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray HC-170 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Stonington Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-170. 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:Stonington Gray HC-170
Color code:HC-170
Color name:Stonington Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Stonington Gray for bedroom

  • Stonington Gray Bedroom
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  • Stonington Gray Bedroom
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  • Stonington Gray 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 warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Stonington Gray for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore HC-170 living room paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray Living Room
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  • Bm Stonington Gray Living Room
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore HC-170 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray bathroom color
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  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray Bathroom
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  • Hc-170 Bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

HC-170 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray Grey Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray Kitchen Cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray hallway interior
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  • Stonington Gray Dining Room
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  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray Hallway
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  • Bm Stonington Gray Kitchen
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  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray Hallway
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  • Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray Bathroom
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  • Stonington Gray Accent Wall Panelling
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  • Stonington Gray Bathroom Vanity
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Stonington Gray

Stonington Gray HC-170 has an LRV of 59.36% 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 59.36% 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 Stonington Gray undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#CACBC5

RGB code:

202, 203, 197

Is Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray HC-170 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 70° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-170 Stonington Gray HSL code: 70, 5%, 78%

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 Grey 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 Stonington Gray:

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 HC-170 Stonington Gray

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

Stonington Gray HC-170 vs Silver Chain 1472

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

Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray HC-170 vs Benjamin Moore Silver Chain 1472Open Stonington Gray HC-170
LRV: 59.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.79%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Stonington Gray HC-170 vs Sleigh Bells 1480

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray HC-170 vs Benjamin Moore Sleigh Bells 1480Open Stonington Gray HC-170
LRV: 59.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60.36%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#CACBC5copy color code
RGB Decimal202, 203, 197copy color code
RGB Percent79.22%, 79.61%, 77.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 70° Saturation: 2.96% Value: 79.61%copy color code
HSLhsl(70, 5, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.49 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.96 Key: 20.39copy color code
YIQY: 202.017 I: 1.332 Q: -2.079copy color code
XYZX: 55.789 Y: 59.3 Z: 61.315copy color code
CIE LabL:81.456 a:-1.431 b:2.87copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.456 u:-0.236 v:4.537copy color code
Decimal13290437copy color code
Hunter lab77.006, -5.443, 6.696copy color code
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