Farrow and Ball Shadow White

Farrow and Ball Shadow White 282 paint color review

Official color page:Shadow White 282
Color code:282
Color name:Shadow White
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Shadow White is a soft and warm white that is versatile and timeless. It has a creamy undertone that adds warmth to any space and creates a relaxed atmosphere. It pairs well with other neutrals and can also be used to balance bolder colors. Shadow White is a great choice for creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere in living rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms. Its subtle warmth and depth make it a popular choice for traditional and transitional interior styles.

Shadow White 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 Shadow White

Shadow White 282 has an LRV of 68.36% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 68.36% 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 Shadow White undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

222, 216, 198

Is Farrow and Ball Shadow White 282 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 45° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

282 Shadow White HSL code: 45, 27%, 82%

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 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 Shadow 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

Shadow White 282 vs Sand CC2

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 Shadow White 282 vs Farrow and Ball Sand CC2Farrow and Ball Shadow White 282
LRV: 68.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Shadow White 282 vs Matchstick 2013

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Farrow and Ball Shadow White 282 vs Farrow and Ball Matchstick 2013Farrow and Ball Shadow White 282
LRV: 68.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ded8c6copy color code
RGB Decimal222, 216, 198copy color code
RGB Percent87.06%, 84.71%, 77.65%copy color code
HSVHue: 45° Saturation: 10.81% Value: 87.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(45, 27, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.7 Yellow: 10.81 Key: 12.94copy color code
YIQY: 215.742 I: 9.36 Q: -4.332copy color code
XYZX: 64.871 Y: 68.719 Z: 63.257copy color code
CIE LabL:86.365 a:-1.003 b:9.607copy color code
CIE LuvL:86.365 u:4.52 v:14.375copy color code
Decimal14604486copy color code
Hunter lab82.897, -5.384, 12.785copy color code
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