Little Greene Air Force Blue

Little Greene Air Force Blue 260 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Air Force Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 260. 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:Air Force Blue 260
Color code:260
Color name:Air Force Blue
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

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What are Little Greene Air Force Blue undertones?

Blue is Little Greene Air Force 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

85, 135, 153

Is Little Greene Air Force Blue 260 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 196° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

260 Air Force Blue HSL code: 196, 29%, 47%

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 Little Greene Air Force 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

Little Greene 260 Air Force Blue

Color comparison

Air Force Blue 260 vs Pale Lupin 278

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

Little Greene Air Force Blue 260 vs Little Greene Pale Lupin 278Little Greene Air Force Blue 260
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Air Force Blue 260 vs Tivoli 206

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

Little Greene Air Force Blue 260 vs Little Greene Tivoli 206Little Greene Air Force Blue 260
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Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#558799copy color code
RGB Decimal85, 135, 153copy color code
RGB Percent33.33%, 52.94%, 60.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 196° Saturation: 44.44% Value: 60.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(196, 29, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 44.44 Magenta: 11.76 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 40.0copy color code
YIQY: 122.102 I: -35.579 Q: -4.975copy color code
XYZX: 18.158 Y: 21.558 Z: 33.333copy color code
CIE LabL:53.555 a:-11.837 b:-14.871copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.555 u:-23.212 v:-20.122copy color code
Decimal5605273copy color code
Hunter lab46.43, -11.447, -10.063copy color code
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