Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray HC-161

Official color page:Templeton Gray HC-161
Color code:HC-161
Color name:Templeton Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore HC-161 Templeton Gray is a sophisticated and versatile shade that adds a touch of elegance to any space. This deep and calming gray works well as a primary color or as an accent in a variety of interior styles. Templeton Gray pairs beautifully with soft neutrals like Benjamin Moore OC-23 Classic Gray and warm whites like Benjamin Moore OC-45 Swiss Coffee. For a bolder look, consider combining Templeton Gray with accents in Benjamin Moore HC-143 Wythe Blue or Benjamin Moore HC-158 Newburyport Blue for a striking contrast that will surely impress. Elevate your home decor with the timeless appeal of Templeton Gray and create a space that exudes modern charm and sophistication.

Templeton Gray for bedroom

Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray bedroom
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray bedroom
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray bedroom
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Benjamin Moore Templeton 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Templeton Gray for living room

Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray living room interior
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Benjamin Moore HC-161 living room paint
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray living room interior
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Benjamin Moore HC-161 living room paint
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray living room interior
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Benjamin Moore HC-161 living room paint
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore HC-161 for bathroom

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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray bathroom paint
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray bathroom review
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray bathroom paint
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray bathroom review
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore HC-161 on kitchen cabinets

Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray kitchen cabinets paint
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray kitchen cabinets paint
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Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray reviews

Benjamin Moore HC-161 painted storage review
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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.

What are Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Templeton 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

R
G
B

HEX value

HEX value:

#778686

RGB code:

119, 134, 134

Is Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray HC-161 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

HC-161 Templeton Gray HSL code: 180, 6%, 50%

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 Blue 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 Templeton 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

Darker shades

Color comparison

Templeton Gray HC-161 vs Wetherburn's Blue CW-580

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

Benjamin Moore Templeton Gray HC-161 vs Benjamin Moore Wetherburn's Blue CW-580Open Templeton Gray HC-161
LRV: 23.9%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 23.6%
Medium color
Temperature: cold