Farrow and Ball Pelt

Farrow and Ball Pelt 254 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pelt paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 254. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Pelt 254
Color code:254
Color name:Pelt
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Pelt for bedroom

  • Farrow and Ball Pelt 254 bedroom
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  • Farrow and Ball Pelt 254 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Pelt

Pelt 254 has an LRV of 6.69% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 6.69% 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 Pelt undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

80, 65, 76

Is Farrow and Ball Pelt 254 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 316° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

254 Pelt HSL code: 316, 10%, 28%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Pelt:

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.

Color comparison

Pelt 254 vs Studio Green 93

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

Farrow and Ball Pelt 254 vs Farrow and Ball Studio Green 93Farrow and Ball Pelt 254
LRV: 6.69%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.69%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Pelt 254 vs Tanner's Brown 255

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

Farrow and Ball Pelt 254 vs Farrow and Ball Tanner's Brown 255Farrow and Ball Pelt 254
LRV: 6.69%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.69%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#50414ccopy color code
RGB Decimal80, 65, 76copy color code
RGB Percent31.37%, 25.49%, 29.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 316° Saturation: 18.75% Value: 31.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(316, 10, 28)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 18.75 Yellow: 5.0 Key: 68.63copy color code
YIQY: 70.739 I: 5.404 Q: 6.596copy color code
XYZX: 6.503 Y: 6.008 Z: 7.653copy color code
CIE LabL:29.433 a:8.669 b:-4.204copy color code
CIE LuvL:29.433 u:7.531 v:-6.182copy color code
Decimal5259596copy color code
Hunter lab24.511, 4.461, -1.353copy color code
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