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Little Greene Dock Blue

Little Greene Dock Blue 252 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dock Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 252. 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:Dock Blue 252
Color code:252
Color name:Dock Blue
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England, Colour Scales

Dock Blue for 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Dock Blue for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Dock Blue on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Dock Blue reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Dock Blue

Dock Blue 252 has an LRV of 4% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 4.00% 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 Dock Blue undertones?

Blue is Little Greene Dock 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#2E3742

RGB code:

46, 55, 66

Is Little Greene Dock Blue 252 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 213° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

252 Dock Blue HSL code: 213, 18%, 22%

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 Dock Blue:

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.

Little Greene 252 Dock Blue

Color comparison

Dock Blue 252 vs Elysian Ground 320

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Little Greene Dock Blue 252 vs Little Greene Elysian Ground 320Little Greene Dock Blue 252
LRV: 4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: -%
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Temperature: warm

Dock Blue 252 vs Lamp Black 228

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

Little Greene Dock Blue 252 vs Little Greene Lamp Black 228Little Greene Dock Blue 252
LRV: 4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 3%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#2e3742copy color code
RGB Decimal46, 55, 66copy color code
RGB Percent18.04%, 21.57%, 25.88%copy color code
HSVHue: 213° Saturation: 30.3% Value: 25.88%copy color code
HSLhsl(213, 18, 22)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 30.3 Magenta: 16.67 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 74.12copy color code
YIQY: 53.563 I: -8.898 Q: 1.519copy color code
XYZX: 3.476 Y: 3.706 Z: 5.685copy color code
CIE LabL:22.676 a:-0.744 b:-8.069copy color code
CIE LuvL:22.676 u:-4.482 v:-8.889copy color code
Decimal3028802copy color code
Hunter lab19.252, -1.463, -4.032copy color code
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