Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark

Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark 157 paint color review

Official color page:Portland Stone - Dark 157
Color code:157
Color name:Portland Stone - Dark
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Stone

What color is Little Greene Portland Stone Dark?

Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark is a versatile and sophisticated shade of grey. It has a warm undertone which makes it a popular choice for both modern and traditional interiors. The color is reminiscent of the natural stone found in the Portland area of Dorset in the UK. Its subtle depth and complexity mean that it can be used as a neutral backdrop or as a feature color, depending on the style of the room. Overall, Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark is a timeless and elegant color that can complement a wide range of design schemes.

What color goes well with Portland Stone Dark?

Portland Stone Dark is a versatile shade of grey that can be paired with a wide range of colors. For a classic and sophisticated look, you can pair it with other neutral colors such as white ( Little Greene Flint ), beige ( Little Greene Portland Stone - Light or Joanna) or cream ( Little Greene Clay Pale ). These colors can create a clean and airy feel to your space while complementing the warmth and depth of Portland Stone - Dark.

Alternatively, you can add a pop of color by combining Portland Stone - Dark with bold shades like navy blue Little Greene Dock Blue, forest green Little Green Olive Colour or mustard yellow Little Greene Yellow-Pink. These colors create a striking contrast that can add depth and interest to your room.

How to use Portland Stone Dark?

You can pair Portland Stone Dark with metallic accents such as brass or copper. These colors can add a touch of glamour and elegance to your space while complementing the warm undertones of the grey. Overall, the color combinations you choose will depend on your personal style and the overall look you are trying to achieve.

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LRV of Portland Stone - Dark

Portland Stone - Dark 157 has an LRV of 32.55% 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 32.55% 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 Portland Stone - Dark undertones?

Yellow is Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark 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:

162, 156, 124

Is Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark 157 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 51° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

157 Portland Stone - Dark HSL code: 51, 17%, 56%

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 Green 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 comparison

Portland Stone - Dark 157 vs Yeabridge Green 287

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark 157 vs Farrow and Ball Yeabridge Green 287Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark 157
LRV: 32.55%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 30.43%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Portland Stone - Dark 157 vs Blush 267

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 Portland Stone - Dark 157 vs Little Greene Blush 267Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark 157
LRV: 32.55%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#a29c7ccopy color code
RGB Decimal162, 156, 124copy color code
RGB Percent63.53%, 61.18%, 48.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 51° Saturation: 23.46% Value: 63.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(51, 17, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.7 Yellow: 23.46 Key: 36.47copy color code
YIQY: 154.146 I: 13.858 Q: -8.689copy color code
XYZX: 30.427 Y: 32.914 Z: 23.814copy color code
CIE LabL:64.091 a:-3.183 b:17.589copy color code
CIE LuvL:64.091 u:5.423 v:24.196copy color code
Decimal10656892copy color code
Hunter lab57.371, -5.732, 15.549copy color code
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