Farrow and Ball Dayroom Yellow

Farrow and Ball Dayroom Yellow 233 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dayroom Yellow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 233. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Dayroom Yellow 233
Color code:233
Color name:Dayroom Yellow
Brand:Farrow and Ball

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LRV of Dayroom Yellow

Dayroom Yellow 233 has an LRV of 74.74% 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 74.74% 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 Dayroom Yellow undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

247, 226, 157

Is Farrow and Ball Dayroom Yellow 233 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 46° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

233 Dayroom Yellow HSL code: 46, 85%, 79%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Dayroom Yellow:

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 233 Dayroom Yellow

Darker shades

Color comparison

Dayroom Yellow 233 vs Dorset Cream 68

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Farrow and Ball Dayroom Yellow 233 vs Farrow and Ball Dorset Cream 68Farrow and Ball Dayroom Yellow 233
LRV: 74.74%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 67.72%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Dayroom Yellow 233 vs Farrow's Cream 67

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Farrow and Ball Dayroom Yellow 233 vs Farrow and Ball Farrow's Cream 67Farrow and Ball Dayroom Yellow 233
LRV: 74.74%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f7e29dcopy color code
RGB Decimal247, 226, 157copy color code
RGB Percent96.86%, 88.63%, 61.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 46° Saturation: 36.44% Value: 96.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(46, 85, 79)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.5 Yellow: 36.44 Key: 3.14copy color code
YIQY: 224.413 I: 34.687 Q: -17.031copy color code
XYZX: 71.641 Y: 76.604 Z: 42.901copy color code
CIE LabL:90.139 a:-2.461 b:36.376copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.139 u:17.019 v:49.898copy color code
Decimal16245405copy color code
Hunter lab87.524, -7.058, 32.204copy color code
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