Farrow and Ball Brinjal

Farrow and Ball Brinjal 222 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Brinjal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 222. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Brinjal 222
Color code:222
Color name:Brinjal
Brand:Farrow and Ball

LRV of Brinjal

Brinjal 222 has an LRV of 6.57% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 6.57% 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 Farrow and Ball Brinjal undertones?

Red is Farrow and Ball Brinjal 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

93, 59, 66

Is Farrow and Ball Brinjal 222 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 348° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

222 Brinjal HSL code: 348, 22%, 30%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Farrow and Ball Brinjal:

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

Farrow and Ball 222 Brinjal

Color comparison

Brinjal 222 vs Adventurer 7

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Farrow and Ball Brinjal 222 vs Little Greene Adventurer 7Farrow and Ball Brinjal 222
LRV: 6.57%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#5d3b42copy color code
RGB Decimal93, 59, 66copy color code
RGB Percent36.47%, 23.14%, 25.88%copy color code
HSVHue: 348° Saturation: 36.56% Value: 36.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(348, 22, 30)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 36.56 Yellow: 29.03 Key: 63.53copy color code
YIQY: 69.964 I: 18.011 Q: 9.371copy color code
XYZX: 7.062 Y: 5.849 Z: 5.91copy color code
CIE LabL:29.028 a:16.11 b:1.91copy color code
CIE LuvL:29.028 u:20.07 v:-0.199copy color code
Decimal6110018copy color code
Hunter lab24.184, 9.797, 2.441copy color code