Farrow and Ball Calke Green

Farrow and Ball Calke Green 34 paint color review

Official color page:Calke Green 34
Color code:34
Color name:Calke Green
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball's Calke Green is a classic, deep olive green color that is inspired by the richly-pigmented oil paints found at Calke Abbey. It has a warm, earthy undertone that can create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in any room. Calke Green pairs well with other natural colors like beige, cream, and wood tones, making it a great choice for traditional and rustic interiors. However, it can also add a sophisticated touch when combined with modern decor and pops of bright colors.

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LRV of Calke Green

Calke Green 34 has an LRV of 21.22% and refers to Medium 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 21.22% 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 Calke Green undertones?

Green is Farrow and Ball Calke Green 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

118, 135, 105

Is Farrow and Ball Calke Green 34 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 94° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

34 Calke Green HSL code: 94, 13%, 47%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Farrow and Ball Calke Green:

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

Farrow and Ball 34 Calke Green

Color comparison

Calke Green 34 vs Green Smoke 47

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Farrow and Ball Calke Green 34 vs Farrow and Ball Green Smoke 47Farrow and Ball Calke Green 34
LRV: 21.22%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.93%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Calke Green 34 vs Sap Green 56

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Farrow and Ball Calke Green 34 vs Farrow and Ball Sap Green 56Farrow and Ball Calke Green 34
LRV: 21.22%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 20.88%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#768769copy color code
RGB Decimal118, 135, 105copy color code
RGB Percent46.27%, 52.94%, 41.18%copy color code
HSVHue: 94° Saturation: 22.22% Value: 52.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(94, 13, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 12.59 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 22.22 Key: 47.06copy color code
YIQY: 126.497 I: -0.49 Q: -12.932copy color code
XYZX: 18.684 Y: 22.199 Z: 16.661copy color code
CIE LabL:54.238 a:-12.024 b:14.125copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.238 u:-8.297 v:20.509copy color code
Decimal7767913copy color code
Hunter lab47.116, -11.667, 12.015copy color code
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