I’m reviewing eight different gray paint colours today that all from Benjamin Moore.
You’ll learn: the differences between each gray paint colour; what the undertones are; and how I’ve used some of them in different interior decorating projects.
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Grays are still a very popular neutral that we’re seeing a lot of in Interior Design. This tone works great with pops of color. I know we hear that all the time, but it really is so true.
I’m starting with Titanium by Benjamin Moore.This gray paint colour has a blue-green undertone and is quite light in terms of the actual intensity of the colour.
Wickham Gray is up next. This gray paint colour has a blue-green undertone but can often look more green. Remember, the undertone that comes out and is more predominant is going to greatly depend upon the lighting that you have in your space & other decorative accessories you pair with it.
Below you can see where I used Wickham Gray in a fabulous living room design of my client’s. We used Cloud White by Benjamin Moore on the built ins. Cloud White goes well with most of these grays I’m sharing with you in this post. See more of my clients custom living and dining room in my portfolio here.
Next up is Benjamin Moore Gray Owl. Gray Owl is pretty similar to Wickham Gray and it too is a blue-green gray.
I used Gray Owl in a dental office and it really brightened up the waiting room.
Moving on now to Stonington Gray.
This is a blue gray, so we’re not seeing any green undertones here. Below you can see where we used Stonington Gray in a clients kitchen with orange accents. Boy, how I still love this eat in kitchen design with the pillows and isn’t the base of that table we sourced for our clients super cute?!
In the same clients home, we also used Stonington Gray for the front foyer paint colour with Cloud White on the custom wainscoting.
Same client entry, but the opposite side.
I often refer to Stonington Gray and this next gray paint colour, Coventry Gray, as the two true grays. Obviously we’re always going to get undertones in neutrals, but when I’m comparing colour to show clients the differences in tones, I like to show these two colours as comparisons to other grays.
The next gray paint colour from Benjamin Moore I’m highlighting is HC 165, Boothbay Gray. This gray is much more blue than a lot of the other ones.
I used this Benjamin Moore paint colour in one of my favorite rooms that I’ve done to date, which is a secret Xbox room! We pulled this colour from the super cool graffiti tile which we used on one of the walls. See more of that secret room here.
Now we’re getting a little more dark and we have this color here, which is Storm, AF-700 from the Benjamin Moore Affinity line.
And lastly, we have HC – 166 Kendall Charcoal. This is really deep in tone, it’s intense and has more of a green undertone to it. This gray is great for exteriors like a bold front door or garage doors. It’s also a wonderful way to add drama to any interior design space.
There you go! Those are just some of the best gray paint colours from Benjamin Moore. I hope you’ve enjoyed this post and know that I do this because I want you to love where you live! I believe that when you love where you live, you live a better life.
Which is your favourite gray paint colour? Comment below to let me know!