Little Greene Smalt 255 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Smalt paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 255. 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:Smalt 255
Color code:255
Color name:Smalt
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

Little Greene Smalt reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Little Greene Smalt undertones?

Blue is Little Greene Smalt 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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, 70, 123

Is Little Greene Smalt 255 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 219° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

255 Smalt HSL code: 219, 50%, 32%

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 Smalt:

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

Smalt 255 vs Mazarine 256

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Little Greene Smalt 255 vs Little Greene Mazarine 256Open Smalt 255
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#29467Bcopy color code
RGB Decimal41, 70, 123copy color code
RGB Percent16.08%, 27.45%, 48.24%copy color code
HSVHue: 219° Saturation: 66.67% Value: 48.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(219, 50, 32)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 66.67 Magenta: 43.09 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 51.76copy color code
YIQY: 67.371 I: -34.312 Q: 10.359copy color code
XYZX: 6.678 Y: 6.281 Z: 19.594copy color code
CIE LabL:30.111 a:7.568 b:-33.413copy color code
CIE LuvL:30.111 u:-11.957 v:-44.745copy color code
Decimal2705019copy color code
Hunter lab25.062, 3.706, -28.81copy color code
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