Little Greene Lead Colour 117 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lead Colour paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 117. 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:Lead Colour 117
Color code:117
Color name:Lead Colour
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

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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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What are Little Greene Lead Colour undertones?

Yellow and Red are Little Greene Lead Colour undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#969183

RGB code:

150, 145, 131

Is Little Greene Lead Colour 117 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

117 Lead Colour HSL code: 44, 8%, 55%

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 Lead Colour:

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 117 Lead Colour

Darker shades

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 117 Lead Colour

Color comparison

Lead Colour 117 vs Plummet 272

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Little Greene Lead Colour 117 vs Farrow and Ball Plummet 272Open Lead Colour 117
LRV: 28.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.73%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Lead Colour 117 vs Stoke CC7

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Little Greene Lead Colour 117 vs Farrow and Ball Stoke CC7Open Lead Colour 117
LRV: 28.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 28.16%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Lead Colour

Lead Colour 117 has an LRV of 28.45% 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 28.45% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#969183copy color code
RGB Decimal150, 145, 131copy color code
RGB Percent58.82%, 56.86%, 51.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 44° Saturation: 12.67% Value: 58.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(44, 8, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.33 Yellow: 12.67 Key: 41.18copy color code
YIQY: 144.899 I: 7.478 Q: -3.299copy color code
XYZX: 26.799 Y: 28.374 Z: 25.532copy color code
CIE LabL:60.225 a:-0.689 b:8.092copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.225 u:3.758 v:11.269copy color code
Decimal9867651copy color code
Hunter lab53.267, -3.413, 8.869copy color code
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