Little Greene Windmill Lane

Little Greene Windmill Lane 296 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Windmill Lane paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 296. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Windmill Lane 296
Color code:296
Color name:Windmill Lane
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England, Green

LRV of Windmill Lane

Windmill Lane 296 has an LRV of 29% 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 29.00% 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 Windmill Lane undertones?

Green is Little Greene Windmill Lane 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

142, 155, 138

Is Little Greene Windmill Lane 296 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 106° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

296 Windmill Lane HSL code: 106, 8%, 57%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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.

Color comparison

Windmill Lane 296 vs Card Room Green 79

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Little Greene Windmill Lane 296 vs Farrow and Ball Card Room Green 79Little Greene Windmill Lane 296
LRV: 29%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 27%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Windmill Lane 296 vs Plummet 272

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

Little Greene Windmill Lane 296 vs Farrow and Ball Plummet 272Little Greene Windmill Lane 296
LRV: 29%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 26.73%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#8E9B8Acopy color code
RGB Decimal142, 155, 138copy color code
RGB Percent55.69%, 60.78%, 54.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 106° Saturation: 10.97% Value: 60.78%copy color code
HSLhsl(106, 8, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 8.39 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 10.97 Key: 39.22copy color code
YIQY: 149.175 I: -2.284 Q: -8.04copy color code
XYZX: 27.463 Y: 31.028 Z: 28.58copy color code
CIE LabL:62.531 a:-7.946 b:7.344copy color code
CIE LuvL:62.531 u:-6.496 v:11.608copy color code
Decimal9345930copy color code
Hunter lab55.703, -9.475, 8.572copy color code
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