Farrow and Ball James White

Farrow and Ball James White 2010 paint color review

Official color page:James White 2010
Color code:2010
Color name:James White
Brand:Farrow and Ball

This off white was first created for the pretty garden room of a discerning Dr James with a fresh underlying green tone. James White is particularly useful for darker spaces as it has a fresh underlying green which creates a calm, soothing and airy feel which is particularly useful for darker interiors. When used with no contrasts, James White transforms the space into the most light and tranquil of rooms, so it is often favoured in the bedrooms of the super stressed. It will look greener when used in contrast with All White and in north facing rooms.

LRV of James White

James White 2010 has an LRV of 80.84% and refers to Off-White 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 80.84% 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 James White undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

237, 233, 216

Is Farrow and Ball James White 2010 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 49° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2010 James White HSL code: 49, 37%, 89%

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 Beige 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 James 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.

Darker shades

Color comparison

James White 2010 vs Slipper Satin 2004

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 James White 2010 vs Farrow and Ball Slipper Satin 2004Farrow and Ball James White 2010
LRV: 80.84%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.94%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

James White 2010 vs New White 59

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Farrow and Ball James White 2010 vs Farrow and Ball New White 59Farrow and Ball James White 2010
LRV: 80.84%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 81.55%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ede9d8copy color code
RGB Decimal237, 233, 216copy color code
RGB Percent92.94%, 91.37%, 84.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 49° Saturation: 8.86% Value: 92.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(49, 37, 89)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.69 Yellow: 8.86 Key: 7.06copy color code
YIQY: 232.258 I: 7.846 Q: -4.444copy color code
XYZX: 76.456 Y: 81.241 Z: 76.6copy color code
CIE LabL:92.239 a:-1.537 b:8.741copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.239 u:3.259 v:13.38copy color code
Decimal15591896copy color code
Hunter lab90.134, -6.321, 12.706copy color code
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