HC-166

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Kendall Charcoal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-166. 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:Kendall Charcoal HC-166
Color code:HC-166
Color name:Kendall Charcoal
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Kendall Charcoal for 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Kendall Charcoal

Kendall Charcoal HC-166 has an LRV of 13.32% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 13.32% 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 Kendall Charcoal undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#666662

RGB code:

102, 102, 98

Is Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-166 Kendall Charcoal HSL code: 60, 2%, 39%

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 Kendall Charcoal:

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

Benjamin Moore HC-166 Kendall Charcoal

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

Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Amherst Gray HC-167

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

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Benjamin Moore Amherst Gray HC-167Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Wrought Iron 2124-10

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Benjamin Moore Wrought Iron 2124-10Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.32%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Stormy Sky 1616

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Benjamin Moore Stormy Sky 1616Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Charcoal Slate HC-178

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

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Benjamin Moore Charcoal Slate HC-178Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Iron Mountain 2134-30

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

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166 vs Benjamin Moore Iron Mountain 2134-30Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#666662copy color code
RGB Decimal102, 102, 98copy color code
RGB Percent40.00%, 40.00%, 38.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 3.92% Value: 40.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 2, 39)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.92 Key: 60.0copy color code
YIQY: 101.544 I: 1.285 Q: -1.245copy color code
XYZX: 12.435 Y: 13.209 Z: 13.447copy color code
CIE LabL:43.077 a:-0.815 b:2.26copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.077 u:0.22 v:3.061copy color code
Decimal6710882copy color code
Hunter lab36.345, -2.531, 3.506copy color code
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