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Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray

Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242 paint color review

Official color page:Pavilion Gray 242
Color code:242
Color name:Pavilion Gray
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray is a soft, muted gray with subtle blue undertones that give it a calming and serene feel. It can appear almost white in well-lit spaces but can also take on a slightly darker and moodier look in dimly-lit areas. This versatile color can be used in a variety of interior design styles, from modern to traditional, and pairs well with both cool and warm tones. It works particularly well in bedrooms, bathrooms, and living rooms as a soothing and sophisticated backdrop.

Pavilion Gray for 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 Pavilion Gray

Pavilion Gray 242 has an LRV of 54.96% 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 54.96% 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 Pavilion Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#C8C3BC

RGB code:

200, 195, 188

Is Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

242 Pavilion Gray HSL code: 35, 10%, 76%

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 Grey 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 Pavilion Gray:

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 242 Pavilion Gray

Color comparison

Pavilion Gray 242 vs Palm CC4

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242 vs Farrow and Ball Palm CC4Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242
LRV: 54.96%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.42%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Pavilion Gray 242 vs Eddy 301

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242 vs Farrow and Ball Eddy 301Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242
LRV: 54.96%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.56%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c8c3bccopy color code
RGB Decimal200, 195, 188copy color code
RGB Percent78.43%, 76.47%, 73.73%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 6.0% Value: 78.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 10, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.5 Yellow: 6.0 Key: 21.57copy color code
YIQY: 195.697 I: 5.229 Q: -1.121copy color code
XYZX: 52.41 Y: 54.941 Z: 55.407copy color code
CIE LabL:79.007 a:0.497 b:4.132copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.007 u:3.293 v:6.021copy color code
Decimal13157308copy color code
Hunter lab74.122, -3.501, 7.566copy color code
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