“Railings” is a paint color offered by Farrow & Ball; a company known for it’s high-quality paints and wallpapers. “Railings” is a deep charcoal and is a softer alternative to black. It’s deep, dark hue is similar to traditional wrought iron railings, which is where this color takes its name from.
Farrow and Ball’s Railings color has an LRV of 8 which is quite low on the scale, indicating that the color reflects very little light. Colors with low LRV values, like deep blacks or near blacks, absorb more light than they reflect. Remember that lighting conditions in a room can also influence how a color’s LRV appear. A color might look darker in a room with limited natural light compared to a room flooded with sunlight.
Farrow and Ball Railings Undertones
Farrow and Ball’s unique and complex paint colors often have subtle undertones and “Railings” is no exception. What sets “Railings” apart is its complexity. In varying light conditions, subtle undertones surface, casting a reflection that dances between hints of deep blue and profound charcoal. The two pictures below are good examples of what Railings undertones can look like.
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Colors that pair well with Railings
Below, you’ll find colors that pair well with Farrow and Ball Railings. Coordinating paint colors effectively can greatly enhance the visual appeal and atmosphere of a space. When selecting paint colors that work well together, consider the principles of color harmony, contrast, and balance. Ultimately, the best color combinations will reflect your personal style and the ambiance you wish to create in a space.
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Sample and Test
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