Farrow and Ball Yellow Ground 218 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Yellow Ground paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 218. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Yellow Ground 218
Color code:218
Color name:Yellow Ground
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Yellow Ground reviews

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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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What are Farrow and Ball Yellow Ground undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#F2CF86

RGB code:

242, 207, 134

Is Farrow and Ball Yellow Ground 218 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 41° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

218 Yellow Ground HSL code: 41, 81%, 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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Yellow Ground:

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 218 Yellow Ground

Darker shades

Farrow and Ball 218 Yellow Ground

Color comparison

Yellow Ground 218 vs Hay 37

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Farrow and Ball Yellow Ground 218 vs Farrow and Ball Hay 37Open Yellow Ground 218
LRV: 63.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.99%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Yellow Ground 218 vs Dorset Cream 68

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 Yellow Ground 218 vs Farrow and Ball Dorset Cream 68Open Yellow Ground 218
LRV: 63.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 67.72%
Light color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Yellow Ground

Yellow Ground 218 has an LRV of 63.74% 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 63.74% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#f2cf86copy color code
RGB Decimal242, 207, 134copy color code
RGB Percent94.90%, 81.18%, 52.55%copy color code
HSVHue: 41° Saturation: 44.63% Value: 94.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(41, 81, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.46 Yellow: 44.63 Key: 5.1copy color code
YIQY: 209.143 I: 44.315 Q: -15.314copy color code
XYZX: 63.235 Y: 65.227 Z: 31.807copy color code
CIE LabL:84.601 a:2.87 b:40.745copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.601 u:27.068 v:52.73copy color code
Decimal15912838copy color code
Hunter lab80.763, -1.575, 33.184copy color code
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