Little Greene Royal Navy

Little Greene Royal Navy 257 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Royal Navy paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 257. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Royal Navy 257
Color code:257
Color name:Royal Navy
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

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What are Little Greene Royal Navy undertones?

Blue is Little Greene Royal Navy 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

41, 67, 86

Is Little Greene Royal Navy 257 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 205° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

257 Royal Navy HSL code: 205, 35%, 25%

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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Royal Navy:

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.

Color comparison

Royal Navy 257 vs Hague Blue 30

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Little Greene Royal Navy 257 vs Farrow and Ball Hague Blue 30Little Greene Royal Navy 257
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Royal Navy 257 vs Dock Blue 252

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

Little Greene Royal Navy 257 vs Little Greene Dock Blue 252Little Greene Royal Navy 257
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Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#294356copy color code
RGB Decimal41, 67, 86copy color code
RGB Percent16.08%, 26.27%, 33.73%copy color code
HSVHue: 205° Saturation: 52.33% Value: 33.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(205, 35, 25)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 52.33 Magenta: 22.09 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 66.27copy color code
YIQY: 61.392 I: -21.599 Q: 0.413copy color code
XYZX: 4.601 Y: 5.157 Z: 9.555copy color code
CIE LabL:27.178 a:-3.893 b:-14.43copy color code
CIE LuvL:27.178 u:-11.125 v:-17.226copy color code
Decimal2704214copy color code
Hunter lab22.71, -3.58, -9.048copy color code
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