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Farrow and Ball Stone Blue

Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Stone Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 86. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Stone Blue 86
Color code:86
Color name:Stone Blue
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Stone Blue for bedroom

  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue bedroom interior
    Instagram @seansymington
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue bedroom accent wall paint
    Instagram @dw_buckingham
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue kids' bedroom picture
    Instagram @renovating_stockwood
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue bedroom picture
    Instagram @designbynest
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 bedroom
    Instagram @my_first_yorkshire_home

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

Stone Blue for living room

  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue living room color
    Instagram @des.and.in
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue eclectic living room
    Instagram @thehouseupstairs
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 living room
    Instagram @victorian.on.the.lane
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 living room
    Instagram @victorian.on.the.lane
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 accent wall
    Instagram @house_of_salmon
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 living room
    Instagram @bohome_uk_

Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Stone Blue for bathroom

  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue bathroom color review
    Instagram @ledbury.devon
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue bathroom interior
    Instagram @beataheuman
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 bathroom
    Instagram @designsatno16
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 bathroom
    Instagram @fourteenbythepark
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 bathroom
    Instagram @period_features17

Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Stone Blue on kitchen cabinets

  • Farrow and Ball 86 kitchen cabinets color
    Instagram @kitchen_respray_restore
  • Farrow and Ball 86 kitchen cabinets photo
    Instagram @kitchen_respray_restore
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue kitchen cabinets color review
    Instagram @glenlith
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue kitchen cabinets photo
    Instagram @glenlith
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue minimal kitchen cabinets color
    Instagram @stekkie.amsterdam
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue kitchen cabinets color
    Instagram @julialynnphotography

Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Stone Blue for exterior

  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue exterior paint
    Instagram @our_guernsey_home
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue front door color
    Instagram @lrobertson84
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue front door paint review
    Instagram @life_at_langton_house
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue front door paint
    Instagram @life_at_langton_house

Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Stone Blue reviews

  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue door paint
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  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue wall paint review
    Instagram @paintnpapersouthport
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue wall paint review
    Instagram @johnice.katz
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 wall paint
    Instagram @saraoneillartist
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 cabinets
    Instagram @farmhousefurniture
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 wall paint
    Instagram @renovating_no_40_glasgow
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 kitchen
    Instagram @jns.paintdec
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 kids room
    Instagram @flawsomehome
  • Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 review
    Instagram @pringleandpringle

View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Stone Blue

Stone Blue 86 has an LRV of 27.72% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 27.72% 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 Stone Blue undertones?

Blue is Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#7997A1

RGB code:

121, 151, 161

Is Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 195° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

86 Stone Blue HSL code: 195, 18%, 55%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Stone Blue:

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

Farrow and Ball 86 Stone Blue

Darker shades

Farrow and Ball 86 Stone Blue

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

Stone Blue 86 vs Oval Room Blue 85

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 Stone Blue 86 vs Farrow and Ball Oval Room Blue 85Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86
LRV: 27.72%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 32%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Stone Blue 86 vs Selvedge 306

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86 vs Farrow and Ball Selvedge 306Farrow and Ball Stone Blue 86
LRV: 27.72%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.41%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#7997a1copy color code
RGB Decimal121, 151, 161copy color code
RGB Percent47.45%, 59.22%, 63.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 195° Saturation: 24.84% Value: 63.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(195, 18, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 24.84 Magenta: 6.21 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 36.86copy color code
YIQY: 143.17 I: -21.09 Q: -3.234copy color code
XYZX: 25.382 Y: 28.77 Z: 37.924copy color code
CIE LabL:60.578 a:-8.095 b:-8.686copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.578 u:-15.703 v:-11.524copy color code
Decimal7968673copy color code
Hunter lab53.638, -9.397, -4.374copy color code
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