Farrow and Ball Green Blue

Farrow and Ball Green Blue 84 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Green Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 84. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Green Blue 84
Color code:84
Color name:Green Blue
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Green Blue for bedroom

  • Farrow and Ball Green Blue 84 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Green Blue

Green Blue 84 has an LRV of 47.36% 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 47.36% 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 Green Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

173, 189, 178

Is Farrow and Ball Green Blue 84 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 139° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

84 Green Blue HSL code: 139, 11%, 71%

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 Grey 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 Green 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.

Lighter shades

Farrow and Ball 84 Green Blue

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.

Farrow and Ball 84 Green Blue

Color comparison

Green Blue 84 vs Whirlybird 309

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Farrow and Ball Green Blue 84 vs Farrow and Ball Whirlybird 309Farrow and Ball Green Blue 84
LRV: 47.36%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 47.36%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Green Blue 84 vs Vert De Terre 234

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Farrow and Ball Green Blue 84 vs Farrow and Ball Vert De Terre 234Farrow and Ball Green Blue 84
LRV: 47.36%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 47.36%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#adbdb2copy color code
RGB Decimal173, 189, 178copy color code
RGB Percent67.84%, 74.12%, 69.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 139° Saturation: 8.47% Value: 74.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(139, 11, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 8.47 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 5.82 Key: 25.88copy color code
YIQY: 182.962 I: -6.0 Q: -6.808copy color code
XYZX: 43.465 Y: 48.493 Z: 49.178copy color code
CIE LabL:75.135 a:-7.608 b:3.68copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.135 u:-8.334 v:6.723copy color code
Decimal11386290copy color code
Hunter lab69.637, -10.452, 6.875copy color code