Farrow and Ball Purbeck Stone

Farrow and Ball Purbeck Stone 275 paint color review

Official color page:Purbeck Stone 275
Color code:275
Color name:Purbeck Stone
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Purbeck Stone is a clean and understated mid grey that resembles the colour of stone found on the Isle of Purbeck. Purbeck Stone is warm neutral colour. It offers an understated twist on one of the most popular colors of 2021 and is best paired with crisp white soft furnishings which glow when golden hour arrives in a midsummer's evening. It works better with Wevet, Ammonite, Bancha and Hague Blue colours.

Purbeck Stone 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Purbeck Stone

Purbeck Stone 275 has an LRV of 51.87% 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 51.87% 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 Purbeck Stone undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

196, 190, 180

Is Farrow and Ball Purbeck Stone 275 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 37° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

275 Purbeck Stone HSL code: 37, 12%, 74%

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 Greige 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 Purbeck Stone:

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 275 Purbeck Stone

Color comparison

Purbeck Stone 275 vs Pavilion Gray 242

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Farrow and Ball Purbeck Stone 275 vs Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242Farrow and Ball Purbeck Stone 275
LRV: 51.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 51.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c4beb4copy color code
RGB Decimal196, 190, 180copy color code
RGB Percent76.86%, 74.51%, 70.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 38° Saturation: 8.16% Value: 76.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(37, 12, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.06 Yellow: 8.16 Key: 23.14copy color code
YIQY: 190.654 I: 6.789 Q: -1.843copy color code
XYZX: 49.415 Y: 51.858 Z: 50.574copy color code
CIE LabL:77.196 a:0.34 b:5.794copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.196 u:4.072 v:8.424copy color code
Decimal12893876copy color code
Hunter lab72.013, -3.536, 8.77copy color code