Little Greene Down

Little Greene Down 242 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Down paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 242. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Down 242
Color code:242
Color name:Down
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Grey

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What are Little Greene Down undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

238, 230, 221

Is Little Greene Down 242 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 32° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

242 Down HSL code: 32, 33%, 90%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Down:

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 242 Down

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 242 Down

Color comparison

Down 242 vs Julie's Dream 26

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Little Greene Down 242 vs Little Greene Julie's Dream 26Little Greene Down 242
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Temperature: warm
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Down 242 vs Salt CC5

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

Little Greene Down 242 vs Farrow and Ball Salt CC5Little Greene Down 242
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 77.69%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#eee6ddcopy color code
RGB Decimal238, 230, 221copy color code
RGB Percent93.33%, 90.20%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 32° Saturation: 7.14% Value: 93.33%copy color code
HSLhsl(32, 33, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.36 Yellow: 7.14 Key: 6.67copy color code
YIQY: 231.366 I: 7.659 Q: -1.109copy color code
XYZX: 76.605 Y: 79.992 Z: 79.791copy color code
CIE LabL:91.681 a:1.168 b:5.344copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.681 u:5.129 v:7.859copy color code
Decimal15656669copy color code
Hunter lab89.438, -3.629, 9.712copy color code
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