Farrow and Ball Hague Blue

Farrow and Ball Hague Blue 30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hague Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 30. 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:Hague Blue 30
Color code:30
Color name:Hague Blue
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Hague Blue 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Hague Blue

Hague Blue 30 has an LRV of 7% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 7.00% 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 Hague Blue undertones?

Blue is Farrow and Ball Hague 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

61, 78, 87

Is Farrow and Ball Hague Blue 30 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 201° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

30 Hague Blue HSL code: 201, 18%, 29%

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 Hague 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 30 Hague 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

Hague Blue 30 vs Stiffkey Blue 281

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Farrow and Ball Hague Blue 30 vs Farrow and Ball Stiffkey Blue 281Farrow and Ball Hague Blue 30
LRV: 7%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#3d4e57copy color code
RGB Decimal61, 78, 87copy color code
RGB Percent23.92%, 30.59%, 34.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 201° Saturation: 29.89% Value: 34.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(201, 18, 29)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 29.89 Magenta: 10.34 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 65.88copy color code
YIQY: 73.943 I: -13.022 Q: -0.795copy color code
XYZX: 6.369 Y: 7.129 Z: 10.055copy color code
CIE LabL:32.098 a:-4.238 b:-7.472copy color code
CIE LuvL:32.098 u:-8.46 v:-8.815copy color code
Decimal4017751copy color code
Hunter lab26.7, -4.148, -3.638copy color code
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