Benjamin Moore Wales Gray 1585

Official color page:Wales Gray 1585
Color code:1585
Color name:Wales Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Imagine your space enveloped in the timeless elegance of Benjamin Moore 1585, also known as Wales Gray. This rich and refined hue brings a sense of sophistication to any room, making it perfect for a cozy living room or a peaceful bedroom retreat. The versatility of Wales Gray allows it to seamlessly complement both modern and traditional decor styles, creating a soothing and harmonious atmosphere. Whether used as an accent color or as the main palette, Wales Gray exudes a calm and inviting ambiance, making it an ideal choice for creating a relaxing home office or a serene bathroom sanctuary. Let this understated yet striking color elevate your space with its understated charm and timeless appeal.

What are Benjamin Moore Wales Gray undertones?

Green and Blue are Benjamin Moore Wales Gray 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

185, 197, 195

Is Benjamin Moore Wales Gray 1585 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

1585 Wales Gray HSL code: 170, 9%, 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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Wales 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

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

Wales Gray 1585 vs Silver Marlin 2139-50

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Wales Gray 1585 vs Benjamin Moore Silver Marlin 2139-50Open Wales Gray 1585
LRV: 53.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 55.99%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Wales Gray 1585 vs Sylvan Mist CSP-740

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Wales Gray 1585 vs Benjamin Moore Sylvan Mist CSP-740Open Wales Gray 1585
LRV: 53.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 53.89%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold