Little Greene Dark Lead Colour

Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 118 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Lead Colour paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 118. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Dark Lead Colour 118
Color code:118
Color name:Dark Lead Colour
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Grey

Dark Lead Colour for bedroom

  • Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 118 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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Dark Lead Colour

Dark Lead Colour 118 has an LRV of 14.66% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 14.66% 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 Dark Lead Colour undertones?

Red is Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

109, 106, 101

Is Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 118 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 38° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

118 Dark Lead Colour HSL code: 38, 4%, 41%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Little Greene Dark Lead Colour:

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 118 Dark Lead Colour

Color comparison

Dark Lead Colour 118 vs Pompeian Ash 293

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 118 vs Little Greene Pompeian Ash 293Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 118
LRV: 14.66%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.66%
Temperature: warm

Dark Lead Colour 118 vs Down Pipe 26

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 118 vs Farrow and Ball Down Pipe 26Little Greene Dark Lead Colour 118
LRV: 14.66%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.66%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

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#6d6a65copy color code
RGB Decimal109, 106, 101copy color code
RGB Percent42.75%, 41.57%, 39.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 37° Saturation: 7.34% Value: 42.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(38, 4, 41)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.75 Yellow: 7.34 Key: 57.25copy color code
YIQY: 106.327 I: 3.394 Q: -0.921copy color code
XYZX: 13.809 Y: 14.499 Z: 14.379copy color code
CIE LabL:44.94 a:0.18 b:3.22copy color code
CIE LuvL:44.94 u:2.008 v:4.181copy color code
Decimal7170661copy color code
Hunter lab38.078, -1.901, 4.264copy color code
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