Farrow and Ball Lime White

Farrow and Ball Lime White 1 paint color review

Official color page:Lime White 1
Color code:1
Color name:Lime White
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Lime White is a soft and warm neutral color that has a slight greenish undertone. It is a versatile color that can work well in both traditional and modern spaces. This color can add a fresh and serene vibe to any room and pairs well with other warm neutrals, earthy tones, and pastels. Consider using Lime White in bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchens, and pair it with natural materials like wood and stone for a calming and inviting feel. To add depth and dimension, consider using it in combination with darker shades like navy blue or charcoal grey.

Lime White for bedroom

  • Farrow and Ball Lime White bedroom
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  • Farrow and Ball Lime White kitchen 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Lime White

Lime White 1 has an LRV of 73.37% 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 73.37% 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 Lime White undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

232, 222, 201

Is Farrow and Ball Lime White 1 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 41° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1 Lime White HSL code: 41, 40%, 85%

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 Grey 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 Lime White:

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

Lime White 1 vs Skimming Stone 241

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Farrow and Ball Lime White 1 vs Farrow and Ball Skimming Stone 241Farrow and Ball Lime White 1
LRV: 73.37%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.37%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Lime White 1 vs Calamine 230

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Farrow and Ball Lime White 1 vs Farrow and Ball Calamine 230Farrow and Ball Lime White 1
LRV: 73.37%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.37%
Light color
Temperature: warm

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#e8dec9copy color code
RGB Decimal232, 222, 201copy color code
RGB Percent90.98%, 87.06%, 78.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 41° Saturation: 13.36% Value: 90.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(41, 40, 85)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.31 Yellow: 13.36 Key: 9.02copy color code
YIQY: 222.596 I: 12.707 Q: -4.42copy color code
XYZX: 69.941 Y: 73.616 Z: 65.767copy color code
CIE LabL:88.741 a:-0.063 b:11.525copy color code
CIE LuvL:88.741 u:7.09 v:17.016copy color code
Decimal15261385copy color code
Hunter lab85.8, -4.644, 14.613copy color code