Little Greene Middle Buff

Little Greene Middle Buff 122 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Middle Buff paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 122. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Middle Buff 122
Color code:122
Color name:Middle Buff
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

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LRV of Middle Buff

Middle Buff 122 has an LRV of 20.58% 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 20.58% 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 Middle Buff undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

175, 115, 43

Is Little Greene Middle Buff 122 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

122 Middle Buff HSL code: 33, 61%, 43%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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.

Color codes

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HEX#af732bcopy color code
RGB Decimal175, 115, 43copy color code
RGB Percent68.63%, 45.10%, 16.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 75.43% Value: 68.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 61, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 34.29 Yellow: 75.43 Key: 31.37copy color code
YIQY: 124.732 I: 58.891 Q: -9.714copy color code
XYZX: 24.248 Y: 21.552 Z: 5.168copy color code
CIE LabL:53.549 a:17.335 b:47.499copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.549 u:48.262 v:45.92copy color code
Decimal11498283copy color code
Hunter lab46.424, 11.989, 25.897copy color code
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