Little Greene Serpentine 233 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Serpentine paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 233. 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:Serpentine 233
Color code:233
Color name:Serpentine
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

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What are Little Greene Serpentine undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

152, 145, 128

Is Little Greene Serpentine 233 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

233 Serpentine HSL code: 42, 10%, 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 Serpentine:

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

Darker shades

Little Greene 233 Serpentine

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

Serpentine 233 vs Portland Stone - Dark 157

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

Little Greene Serpentine 233 vs Little Greene Portland Stone - Dark 157Open Serpentine 233
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 32.55%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Serpentine 233 vs Plummet 272

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Little Greene Serpentine 233 vs Farrow and Ball Plummet 272Open Serpentine 233
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.73%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#989180copy color code
RGB Decimal152, 145, 128copy color code
RGB Percent59.61%, 56.86%, 50.20%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 15.79% Value: 59.61%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 10, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.61 Yellow: 15.79 Key: 40.39copy color code
YIQY: 145.155 I: 9.634 Q: -3.81copy color code
XYZX: 26.97 Y: 28.485 Z: 24.494copy color code
CIE LabL:60.325 a:-0.423 b:9.958copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.325 u:5.163 v:13.689copy color code
Decimal9998720copy color code
Hunter lab53.371, -3.199, 10.15copy color code
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