Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale

Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale 155 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Portland Stone - Pale paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 155. 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:Portland Stone - Pale 155
Color code:155
Color name:Portland Stone - Pale
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Stone

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LRV of Portland Stone - Pale

Portland Stone - Pale 155 has an LRV of 78.24% and refers to Off-White 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 78.24% 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 - Pale undertones?

Yellow is Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

233, 230, 213

Is Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale 155 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.

155 Portland Stone - Pale HSL code: 51, 31%, 87%

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 Portland Stone - Pale:

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.

Darker shades

Color comparison

Portland Stone - Pale 155 vs Down 242

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale 155 vs Little Greene Down 242Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale 155
LRV: 78.24%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 78.24%
Temperature: warm

Portland Stone - Pale 155 vs French Grey Pale 161

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale 155 vs Little Greene French Grey Pale 161Little Greene Portland Stone - Pale 155
LRV: 78.24%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 78.24%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e9e6d5copy color code
RGB Decimal233, 230, 213copy color code
RGB Percent91.37%, 90.20%, 83.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 51° Saturation: 8.58% Value: 91.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(51, 31, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.29 Yellow: 8.58 Key: 8.63copy color code
YIQY: 228.959 I: 7.251 Q: -4.656copy color code
XYZX: 73.909 Y: 78.722 Z: 74.234copy color code
CIE LabL:91.108 a:-1.887 b:8.643copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.108 u:2.677 v:13.274copy color code
Decimal15328981copy color code
Hunter lab88.725, -6.577, 12.501copy color code
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