Little Greene Basalt 221

Official color page:Basalt 221
Color code:221
Color name:Basalt
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England, Grey

Introducing Little Greene's rich and sophisticated 221 Basalt paint color. This deep and moody hue, with its undertones of gray and black, adds a touch of elegance to any space. Basalt pairs beautifully with warm neutrals like Soft Stone (143) and cool blues such as Juniper Ash (115). For a modern contrast, consider combining Basalt with the soft pink tones of Carmine (189) or the earthy greens of Serpentine (295). Elevate your interior design with the timeless appeal of Basalt from Little Greene.

Basalt for bedroom

Little Greene Basalt 221 bedroom
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Little Greene Basalt 221 bedroom
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Little Greene Basalt 221 bedroom
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Little Greene Basalt 221 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.

Little Greene 221 on kitchen cabinets

Little Greene Basalt 221 kitchen cabinets
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Little Greene Basalt 221 kitchen cabinets
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Little Greene Basalt 221 kitchen cabinets
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Little Greene Basalt 221 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.

Basalt for exterior

Little Greene Basalt 221 exterior
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Little Greene Basalt 221 exterior
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Little Greene Basalt 221 exterior
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Little Greene Basalt 221 exterior
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Little Greene Basalt reviews

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Interior with paint color Little Greene Basalt 221
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Interior with paint color Little Greene Basalt 221
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Interior with paint color Little Greene Basalt 221
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Interior with paint color Little Greene Basalt 221
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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 Little Greene Basalt undertones?

Blue is Little Greene Basalt 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:

#0C1B24

RGB code:

12, 27, 36

Is Little Greene Basalt 221 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 202° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

221 Basalt HSL code: 202, 50%, 9%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Little Greene Basalt:

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.

Little Greene 221 Basalt

Color comparison

Basalt 221 vs Obsidian Green 216

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.

Little Greene Basalt 221 vs Little Greene Obsidian Green 216Open Basalt 221
LRV: 4.75%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 5%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Basalt 221 vs Chocolate Colour 124

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Little Greene Basalt 221 vs Little Greene Chocolate Colour 124Open Basalt 221
LRV: 4.75%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4.05%
Dark color
Temperature: warm