Little Greene James

Little Greene James 108 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full James paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 108. 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:James 108
Color code:108
Color name:James
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted
with real paint

Next day

Shop now

LRV of James

James 108 has an LRV of 29.35% and refers to Medium 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 29.35% 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 James undertones?

Blue is Little Greene James 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

133, 151, 163

Is Little Greene James 108 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 204° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

108 James HSL code: 204, 14%, 58%

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 James:

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

James 108 vs Arquerite 250

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 James 108 vs Little Greene Arquerite 250Little Greene James 108
LRV: 29.35%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 29.35%
Temperature: cold

James 108 vs Mid Lead Colour 114

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Little Greene James 108 vs Little Greene Mid Lead Colour 114Little Greene James 108
LRV: 29.35%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 29.35%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

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#8597a3copy color code
RGB Decimal133, 151, 163copy color code
RGB Percent52.16%, 59.22%, 63.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 204° Saturation: 18.4% Value: 63.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(204, 14, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 18.4 Magenta: 7.36 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 36.08copy color code
YIQY: 146.986 I: -14.582 Q: -0.073copy color code
XYZX: 27.348 Y: 29.763 Z: 38.944copy color code
CIE LabL:61.45 a:-3.744 b:-8.435copy color code
CIE LuvL:61.45 u:-10.087 v:-11.827copy color code
Decimal8755107copy color code
Hunter lab54.556, -5.993, -4.135copy color code
Copy color code
Copy paint color code