Farrow and Ball Skylight

Farrow and Ball Skylight 205 paint color review

Official color page:Skylight 205
Color code:205
Color name:Skylight
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Skylight is a soft, calming blue-grey color that has a gentle, ethereal quality. It's a versatile color that can work well in a variety of spaces, from bedrooms to bathrooms to living rooms. Depending on the lighting and surrounding colors, it can shift from appearing more blue to more grey. When paired with crisp white trim and natural wood accents, it creates a serene and welcoming atmosphere. The soft, muted tone of Skylight is versatile and pairs well with a range of other colors, including warm neutrals and muted pastels. For a cohesive look, consider pairing Skylight with white trim and accents, or use it as a backdrop for bolder statement pieces. It also works well as a ceiling color to add depth and dimension to a room.

Skylight 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 cool Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Skylight

Skylight 205 has an LRV of 61.93% 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 61.93% 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 Skylight undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

204, 208, 205

Is Farrow and Ball Skylight 205 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 135° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

205 Skylight HSL code: 135, 4%, 81%

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.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Skylight:

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

Farrow and Ball 205 Skylight

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 205 Skylight

Color comparison

Skylight 205 vs Stirabout 300

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

Farrow and Ball Skylight 205 vs Farrow and Ball Stirabout 300Farrow and Ball Skylight 205
LRV: 61.93%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 61.93%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Skylight 205 vs Ammonite 274

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Farrow and Ball Skylight 205 vs Farrow and Ball Ammonite 274Farrow and Ball Skylight 205
LRV: 61.93%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 61.93%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#ccd0cdcopy color code
RGB Decimal204, 208, 205copy color code
RGB Percent80.00%, 81.57%, 80.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 135° Saturation: 1.92% Value: 81.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(135, 4, 81)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.92 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.44 Key: 18.43copy color code
YIQY: 206.462 I: -1.42 Q: -1.78copy color code
XYZX: 58.474 Y: 62.357 Z: 66.697copy color code
CIE LabL:83.103 a:-1.916 b:1.012copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.103 u:-2.087 v:1.861copy color code
Decimal13422797copy color code
Hunter lab78.966, -6.012, 5.199copy color code
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