Farrow and Ball Hopper Head 305

Official color page:Hopper Head 305
Color code:305
Color name:Hopper Head
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball 305, also known as Hopper Head, is a sophisticated and calming light blue-grey shade that adds a touch of elegance to any space. This versatile color pairs beautifully with crisp whites like Strong White (2001) and warm neutrals such as Slipper Satin (2004) for a timeless look. For a more dramatic contrast, consider combining Hopper Head with darker tones like Railings (31) or Hague Blue (30) for a bold statement. Whether used as a wall color or for accents, Farrow and Ball 305 Hopper Head exudes a sense of tranquility and refinement in any room.

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

What are Farrow and Ball Hopper Head undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#505456

RGB code:

80, 84, 86

Is Farrow and Ball Hopper Head 305 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 200° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

305 Hopper Head HSL code: 200, 4%, 33%

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 Blue 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 Hopper Head:

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

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 305 Hopper Head

Color comparison

Hopper Head 305 vs Tar CC1

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Farrow and Ball Hopper Head 305 vs Farrow and Ball Tar CC1Open Hopper Head 305
LRV: 8.91%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.9%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Hopper Head 305 vs Railings 31

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Farrow and Ball Hopper Head 305 vs Farrow and Ball Railings 31Open Hopper Head 305
LRV: 8.91%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.8%
Dark color
Temperature: cold