Little Greene Gauze - Mid

Little Greene Gauze - Mid 164 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gauze - Mid paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 164. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Gauze - Mid 164
Color code:164
Color name:Gauze - Mid
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colour Scales

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LRV of Gauze - Mid

Gauze - Mid 164 has an LRV of 78.76% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 78.76% 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 Gauze - Mid undertones?

Blue is Little Greene Gauze - Mid 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

228, 230, 232

Is Little Greene Gauze - Mid 164 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

164 Gauze - Mid HSL code: 210, 8%, 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.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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 Gauze - Mid:

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.

Color comparison

Gauze - Mid 164 vs Delicate Blue 248

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 Gauze - Mid 164 vs Little Greene Delicate Blue 248Little Greene Gauze - Mid 164
LRV: 78.76%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold

Gauze - Mid 164 vs Pearl Colour - Pale 167

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Little Greene Gauze - Mid 164 vs Little Greene Pearl Colour - Pale 167Little Greene Gauze - Mid 164
LRV: 78.76%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 80.93%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#e4e6e8copy color code
RGB Decimal228, 230, 232copy color code
RGB Percent89.41%, 90.20%, 90.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 210° Saturation: 1.72% Value: 90.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(210, 8, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.72 Magenta: 0.86 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 9.02copy color code
YIQY: 229.63 I: -1.834 Q: 0.199copy color code
XYZX: 74.854 Y: 78.914 Z: 87.61copy color code
CIE LabL:91.195 a:-0.311 b:-1.202copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.195 u:-1.229 v:-1.792copy color code
Decimal15001320copy color code
Hunter lab88.833, -5.049, 3.71copy color code
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