Little Greene Lamp Black

Little Greene Lamp Black 228 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lamp Black paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 228. 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:Lamp Black 228
Color code:228
Color name:Lamp Black
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England, Colour Scales

Lamp Black for bedroom

  • Little Greene Lamp Black 228 bedroom panelling
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  • Little Greene Lamp Black 228 bedroom accent wall
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  • Little Greene Lamp Black 228 bedroom accent wall
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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 Lamp Black

Lamp Black 228 has an LRV of 3% 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 3.00% 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 Lamp Black undertones?

Purple is Little Greene Lamp Black 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

46, 45, 46

Is Little Greene Lamp Black 228 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 300° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

228 Lamp Black HSL code: 300, 1%, 18%

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 Lamp Black:

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 228 Lamp Black

Color comparison

Lamp Black 228 vs Dock Blue 252

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

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

Lamp Black 228 vs Pitch Black 256

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Little Greene Lamp Black 228 vs Farrow and Ball Pitch Black 256Little Greene Lamp Black 228
LRV: 3%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 3%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#2e2d2ecopy color code
RGB Decimal46, 45, 46copy color code
RGB Percent18.04%, 17.65%, 18.04%copy color code
HSVHue: 300° Saturation: 2.17% Value: 18.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(300, 1, 18)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.17 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 81.96copy color code
YIQY: 45.413 I: 0.275 Q: 0.523copy color code
XYZX: 2.558 Y: 2.655 Z: 2.962copy color code
CIE LabL:18.605 a:0.681 b:-0.485copy color code
CIE LuvL:18.605 u:0.424 v:-0.547copy color code
Decimal3026222copy color code
Hunter lab16.294, -0.49, 0.629copy color code
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