Dulux Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Quiet Hideaway paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 81YY 81/016. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:81YY 81/016
Color name:Quiet Hideaway

Dulux Quiet Hideaway reviews

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  • Grey walls Dulux Wishborne White 81yy 81/016
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  • Interior with paint color Dulux Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016
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  • Interior with paint color Dulux Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016
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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 Dulux Quiet Hideaway undertones?

Yellow is Dulux Quiet Hideaway 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

232, 231, 227

Is Dulux Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

81YY 81/016 Quiet Hideaway HSL code: 48, 10%, 90%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Dulux Quiet Hideaway:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Dulux 81YY 81/016 Quiet Hideaway

Color comparison

Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016 vs Angel F500

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Dulux Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016 vs Tikkurila Angel F500Open Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016
LRV: 79.72%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 80.31%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016 vs White Mist 30BB 83/001

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Dulux Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016 vs Dulux White Mist 30BB 83/001Open Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016
LRV: 79.72%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Quiet Hideaway

Quiet Hideaway 81YY 81/016 has an LRV of 79.72% and refers to Off-White 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 79.72% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#e8e7e3copy color code
RGB Decimal232, 231, 227copy color code
RGB Percent90.98%, 90.59%, 89.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 2.16% Value: 90.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 10, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.43 Yellow: 2.16 Key: 9.02copy color code
YIQY: 230.843 I: 1.881 Q: -1.033copy color code
XYZX: 75.717 Y: 79.854 Z: 84.077copy color code
CIE LabL:91.619 a:-0.371 b:2.065copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.619 u:0.789 v:3.215copy color code
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Hunter lab89.361, -5.137, 6.769copy color code
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