Farrow and Ball Jitney

Farrow and Ball Jitney 293 paint color review

Official color page:Jitney 293
Color code:293
Color name:Jitney
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Farrow and Ball Jitney is a warm, earthy taupe that is versatile and easy to use. It has a slight yellow undertone, which gives it a soft and welcoming feel. Jitney works well as a neutral base color for any room and pairs beautifully with other warm tones and natural materials such as wood and linen. It can also be used as an accent color for a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. To create a cohesive look, pair Jitney with other Farrow and Ball shades such as Skimming Stone, Mole's Breath, or Pigeon.

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LRV of Jitney

Jitney 293 has an LRV of 46.57% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 46.57% 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 Jitney undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

196, 178, 162

Is Farrow and Ball Jitney 293 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 28° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

293 Jitney HSL code: 28, 22%, 70%

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 Jitney:

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

Darker shades

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 293 Jitney

Color comparison

Jitney 293 vs Lamp Room Gray 88

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Farrow and Ball Jitney 293 vs Farrow and Ball Lamp Room Gray 88Farrow and Ball Jitney 293
LRV: 46.57%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.57%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Jitney 293 vs Templeton Pink 303

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

Farrow and Ball Jitney 293 vs Farrow and Ball Templeton Pink 303Farrow and Ball Jitney 293
LRV: 46.57%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.57%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c4b2a2copy color code
RGB Decimal196, 178, 162copy color code
RGB Percent76.86%, 69.80%, 63.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 28° Saturation: 17.35% Value: 76.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(28, 22, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 9.18 Yellow: 17.35 Key: 23.14copy color code
YIQY: 181.558 I: 15.868 Q: -1.172copy color code
XYZX: 45.206 Y: 46.186 Z: 40.706copy color code
CIE LabL:73.666 a:3.8 b:10.519copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.666 u:11.868 v:14.309copy color code
Decimal12890786copy color code
Hunter lab67.96, -0.195, 12.06copy color code
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