Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond

Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond 9913 paint color review

Color code:9913
Color name:Sugared Almond
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Sugared Almond 9913 by Farrow and Ball is a grayish red. This color works particularly well in victorian and eclectic design styles, as well as in scandinavian and minimalist settings. Sugared Almond 9913 has barely any of the yellow pigment found in most pinks, making it feel bluer.

The nearest colors to 9913 are Tikkurila Allure and RAL Effect RAL 560-1, which are also muted pink colors.

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LRV of Sugared Almond

Sugared Almond 9913 has an LRV of 56.21% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 56.21% 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 Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond undertones?

Red is Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

208, 191, 205

Is Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond 9913 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 311° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

9913 Sugared Almond HSL code: 311, 15%, 78%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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.

Color comparison

Sugared Almond 9913 vs Cromarty 285

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond 9913 vs Farrow and Ball Cromarty 285Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond 9913
LRV: 56.21%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.21%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Sugared Almond 9913 vs Elephant's Breath 229

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

Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond 9913 vs Farrow and Ball Elephant's Breath 229Farrow and Ball Sugared Almond 9913
LRV: 56.21%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.21%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d0bfcdcopy color code
RGB Decimal208, 191, 205copy color code
RGB Percent81.57%, 74.90%, 80.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 311° Saturation: 8.17% Value: 81.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(311, 15, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.17 Yellow: 1.44 Key: 18.43copy color code
YIQY: 197.679 I: 5.631 Q: 7.953copy color code
XYZX: 55.66 Y: 55.08 Z: 65.44copy color code
CIE LabL:79.087 a:8.459 b:-4.838copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.087 u:8.901 v:-8.803copy color code
Decimal13680589copy color code
Hunter lab74.216, 3.994, -0.328copy color code
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