Little Greene Tuscan Red

Little Greene Tuscan Red 140 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tuscan Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 140. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Tuscan Red 140
Color code:140
Color name:Tuscan Red
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England, Colour Scales

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LRV of Tuscan Red

Tuscan Red 140 has an LRV of 9.73% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.73% 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 Tuscan Red undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

135, 69, 53

Is Little Greene Tuscan Red 140 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 12° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

140 Tuscan Red HSL code: 12, 44%, 37%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Tuscan Red:

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

Tuscan Red 140 vs Incarnadine 248

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

Little Greene Tuscan Red 140 vs Farrow and Ball Incarnadine 248Little Greene Tuscan Red 140
LRV: 9.73%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.73%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Tuscan Red 140 vs Eating Room Red 43

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

Little Greene Tuscan Red 140 vs Farrow and Ball Eating Room Red 43Little Greene Tuscan Red 140
LRV: 9.73%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.73%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#874535copy color code
RGB Decimal135, 69, 53copy color code
RGB Percent52.94%, 27.06%, 20.78%copy color code
HSVHue: 12° Saturation: 60.74% Value: 52.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(12, 44, 37)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 48.89 Yellow: 60.74 Key: 47.06copy color code
YIQY: 86.91 I: 44.471 Q: 8.982copy color code
XYZX: 12.763 Y: 9.666 Z: 4.561copy color code
CIE LabL:37.235 a:26.579 b:22.327copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.235 u:48.392 v:18.929copy color code
Decimal8865077copy color code
Hunter lab31.089, 18.874, 13.065copy color code
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