Farrow and Ball Dead Salmon

Farrow and Ball Dead Salmon 28 paint color review

Official color page:Dead Salmon 28
Color code:28
Color name:Dead Salmon
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball's Dead Salmon is a warm and inviting pink-toned beige color with a subtle grey undertone. This unique shade is versatile and pairs well with other warm colors, such as golds and browns, as well as cool blues and greens. Dead Salmon is an excellent choice for creating a cozy atmosphere in bedrooms, living rooms, or dining rooms. It also works well as an accent color for trim or furniture pieces. For a modern look, pair Dead Salmon with crisp white and black accents.

Dead Salmon for 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 warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Dead Salmon

Dead Salmon 28 has an LRV of 36.3% 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 36.30% 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 Dead Salmon undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

180, 157, 141

Is Farrow and Ball Dead Salmon 28 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

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

28 Dead Salmon HSL code: 25, 21%, 63%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Dead Salmon:

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 28 Dead Salmon

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.

Color comparison

Dead Salmon 28 vs French Gray 18

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 Dead Salmon 28 vs Farrow and Ball French Gray 18Farrow and Ball Dead Salmon 28
LRV: 36.3%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 36.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Dead Salmon 28 vs Lichen 19

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Farrow and Ball Dead Salmon 28 vs Farrow and Ball Lichen 19Farrow and Ball Dead Salmon 28
LRV: 36.3%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 36.3%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#b49d8dcopy color code
RGB Decimal180, 157, 141copy color code
RGB Percent70.59%, 61.57%, 55.29%copy color code
HSVHue: 25° Saturation: 21.67% Value: 70.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(25, 21, 63)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 12.78 Yellow: 21.67 Key: 29.41copy color code
YIQY: 162.053 I: 18.847 Q: -0.114copy color code
XYZX: 35.687 Y: 35.741 Z: 30.211copy color code
CIE LabL:66.322 a:5.876 b:11.488copy color code
CIE LuvL:66.322 u:15.215 v:14.873copy color code
Decimal11836813copy color code
Hunter lab59.784, 1.929, 11.888copy color code
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