Little Greene China Clay Mid

Little Greene China Clay Mid 176 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full China Clay Mid paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 176. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:China Clay Mid 176
Color code:176
Color name:China Clay Mid
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colour Scales

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LRV of China Clay Mid

China Clay Mid 176 has an LRV of 72.25% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 72.25% 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 Little Greene China Clay Mid undertones?

Red is Little Greene China Clay Mid 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

236, 217, 203

Is Little Greene China Clay Mid 176 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 25° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

176 China Clay Mid HSL code: 25, 46%, 86%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Little Greene China Clay Mid:

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

Little Greene 176 China Clay Mid

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.

Little Greene 176 China Clay Mid

Color comparison

China Clay Mid 176 vs Slaked Lime Mid 149

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Little Greene China Clay Mid 176 vs Little Greene Slaked Lime Mid 149Little Greene China Clay Mid 176
LRV: 72.25%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.49%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

China Clay Mid 176 vs Masquerade - Light 332

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Little Greene China Clay Mid 176 vs Little Greene Masquerade - Light 332Little Greene China Clay Mid 176
LRV: 72.25%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ecd9cbcopy color code
RGB Decimal236, 217, 203copy color code
RGB Percent92.55%, 85.10%, 79.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 25° Saturation: 13.98% Value: 92.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(25, 46, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.05 Yellow: 13.98 Key: 7.45copy color code
YIQY: 221.085 I: 15.821 Q: -0.338copy color code
XYZX: 70.183 Y: 71.772 Z: 66.64copy color code
CIE LabL:87.859 a:4.26 b:9.26copy color code
CIE LuvL:87.859 u:12.132 v:12.932copy color code
Decimal15522251copy color code
Hunter lab84.718, -0.382, 12.665copy color code
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