Farrow and Ball Dix Blue

Farrow and Ball Dix Blue 82 paint color review

Official color page:Dix Blue 82
Color code:82
Color name:Dix Blue
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Dix Blue is a rich and sophisticated shade of blue with a hint of gray undertones. This color has a timeless and elegant feel, making it a great choice for creating a refined and stylish look in any room. Farrow and Ball Dix Blue is perfect for those who love a traditional and classic look, but it also works well in more contemporary interiors. With its deep and moody hue, Farrow and Ball Dix Blue brings a touch of drama and sophistication to any space.

Dix Blue for bedroom

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LRV of Dix Blue

Dix Blue 82 has an LRV of 41% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 41.00% 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 Dix Blue undertones?

Green and Blue are Farrow and Ball Dix Blue undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

153, 176, 171

Is Farrow and Ball Dix Blue 82 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 167° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

82 Dix Blue HSL code: 167, 13%, 65%

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 Blue 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 Dix Blue:

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.

Darker shades

Farrow and Ball 82 Dix Blue

Color comparison

Dix Blue 82 vs Rosemary Leaf 50GG 40/064

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Farrow and Ball Dix Blue 82 vs Dulux Rosemary Leaf 50GG 40/064Farrow and Ball Dix Blue 82
LRV: 41%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 41%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#99b0abcopy color code
RGB Decimal153, 176, 171copy color code
RGB Percent60.00%, 69.02%, 67.06%copy color code
HSVHue: 167° Saturation: 13.07% Value: 69.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(167, 13, 65)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 13.07 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.84 Key: 30.98copy color code
YIQY: 168.553 I: -12.099 Q: -6.421copy color code
XYZX: 36.011 Y: 40.763 Z: 44.488copy color code
CIE LabL:70.009 a:-8.93 b:-0.116copy color code
CIE LuvL:70.009 u:-12.183 v:1.321copy color code
Decimal10072235copy color code
Hunter lab63.846, -11.051, 3.378copy color code