Little Greene Celestial Blue

Little Greene Celestial Blue 101 paint color review

Official color page:Celestial Blue 101
Color code:101
Color name:Celestial Blue
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

Little Greene Celestial Blue is a tranquil and serene shade that brings a touch of calm to any interior space. The soft blue hue with green undertones creates a peaceful atmosphere, making it ideal for bedroom, living room or nursery

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LRV of Celestial Blue

Celestial Blue 101 has an LRV of 43.08% 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 43.08% 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 Little Greene Celestial Blue undertones?

Green is Little Greene Celestial 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

164, 181, 175

Is Little Greene Celestial Blue 101 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 159° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

101 Celestial Blue HSL code: 159, 10%, 68%

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 Green 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.

Color comparison

Celestial Blue 101 vs Kittiwake 307

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Little Greene Celestial Blue 101 vs Farrow and Ball Kittiwake 307Little Greene Celestial Blue 101
LRV: 43.08%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 39.08%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Celestial Blue 101 vs Bone China Blue 107

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Little Greene Celestial Blue 101 vs Little Greene Bone China Blue 107Little Greene Celestial Blue 101
LRV: 43.08%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 43%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#a4b5afcopy color code
RGB Decimal164, 181, 175copy color code
RGB Percent64.31%, 70.98%, 68.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 159° Saturation: 9.39% Value: 70.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(159, 10, 68)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 9.39 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.31 Key: 29.02copy color code
YIQY: 175.233 I: -8.202 Q: -5.463copy color code
XYZX: 39.569 Y: 44.035 Z: 46.961copy color code
CIE LabL:72.252 a:-7.051 b:1.05copy color code
CIE LuvL:72.252 u:-9.048 v:2.742copy color code
Decimal10794415copy color code
Hunter lab66.359, -9.689, 4.493copy color code