Farrow and Ball Pointing

Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003 paint color review

Official color page:Pointing 2003
Color code:2003
Color name:Pointing
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Pointing is a warm and inviting white color that is a popular choice for interiors. Its undertones have a subtle yellow and red hue, giving it a natural and organic feel. It is perfect for creating a classic and timeless look, and works well with both traditional and modern decor. It pairs beautifully with natural materials such as wood, stone, and metal, and can be used as a versatile base color for any room.

Pointing 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 Pointing

Pointing 2003 has an LRV of 88.19% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 88.19% 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 Pointing undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

247, 241, 227

Is Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2003 Pointing HSL code: 42, 56%, 93%

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 Beige 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 Pointing:

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.

Darker shades

Color comparison

Pointing 2003 vs New White 59

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

Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003 vs Farrow and Ball New White 59Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003
LRV: 88.19%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 81.55%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Pointing 2003 vs Middleton Pink 245

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003 vs Farrow and Ball Middleton Pink 245Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003
LRV: 88.19%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84.97%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f7f1e3copy color code
RGB Decimal247, 241, 227copy color code
RGB Percent96.86%, 94.51%, 89.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 8.1% Value: 96.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 56, 93)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.43 Yellow: 8.1 Key: 3.14copy color code
YIQY: 241.198 I: 8.074 Q: -3.088copy color code
XYZX: 83.675 Y: 88.232 Z: 85.275copy color code
CIE LabL:95.258 a:-0.355 b:7.472copy color code
CIE LuvL:95.258 u:4.244 v:11.359copy color code
Decimal16249315copy color code
Hunter lab93.932, -5.37, 11.927copy color code
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