Farrow and Ball Dimity

Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008 paint color review

Official color page:Dimity 2008
Color code:2008
Color name:Dimity
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Dimity is named after the lightweight cotton fabric originally used to make ladies’ bustles, but which is now more commonly used for bedding. Dimity is a pale taupe with a subtle red base. It has a great amount of warmth and depth, making for instantly welcoming hallways and living rooms. When paired with Pointing, it seems to take on a pinkier tone, while combining it with darker Oxford Stone creates a more aged look.

LRV of Dimity

Dimity 2008 has an LRV of 77.85% 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 77.85% 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 Dimity undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

238, 227, 211

Is Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 36° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2008 Dimity HSL code: 36, 44%, 88%

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 Dimity:

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

Color comparison

Dimity 2008 vs Dimpse 277

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008 vs Farrow and Ball Dimpse 277Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008
LRV: 77.85%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.27%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Dimity 2008 vs Cornforth White 228

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008 vs Farrow and Ball Cornforth White 228Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008
LRV: 77.85%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60.21%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Dimity 2008 vs Tallow 203

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008 vs Farrow and Ball Tallow 203Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008
LRV: 77.85%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 86.57%
White color
Temperature: warm

Dimity 2008 vs Wimborne White 239

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008 vs Farrow and Ball Wimborne White 239Farrow and Ball Dimity 2008
LRV: 77.85%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 89.67%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#eee3d3copy color code
RGB Decimal238, 227, 211copy color code
RGB Percent93.33%, 89.02%, 82.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 36° Saturation: 11.34% Value: 93.33%copy color code
HSLhsl(36, 44, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.62 Yellow: 11.34 Key: 6.67copy color code
YIQY: 228.465 I: 11.696 Q: -2.652copy color code
XYZX: 74.485 Y: 77.819 Z: 72.707copy color code
CIE LabL:90.697 a:1.075 b:9.15copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.697 u:7.36 v:13.449copy color code
Decimal15655891copy color code
Hunter lab88.215, -3.66, 12.884copy color code
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