Tikkurila Abyss

Tikkurila Abyss N439 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Abyss paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N439. 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.

Color code:N439
Color name:Abyss

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LRV of Abyss

Abyss N439 has an LRV of 11.07% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 11.07% 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 Tikkurila Abyss undertones?

Green and Blue are Tikkurila Abyss undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

86, 96, 94

Is Tikkurila Abyss N439 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 168° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N439 Abyss HSL code: 168, 5%, 36%

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 Grey 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

Abyss N439 vs Grotto M449

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Tikkurila Abyss N439 vs Tikkurila Grotto M449Tikkurila Abyss N439
LRV: 11.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 10.21%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Abyss N439 vs Amethyst M428

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Tikkurila Abyss N439 vs Tikkurila Amethyst M428Tikkurila Abyss N439
LRV: 11.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#56605ecopy color code
RGB Decimal86, 96, 94copy color code
RGB Percent33.73%, 37.65%, 36.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 168° Saturation: 10.42% Value: 37.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(168, 5, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 10.42 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.08 Key: 62.35copy color code
YIQY: 92.782 I: -5.316 Q: -2.738copy color code
XYZX: 10.04 Y: 11.152 Z: 12.21copy color code
CIE LabL:39.836 a:-4.311 b:-0.178copy color code
CIE LuvL:39.836 u:-5.245 v:0.405copy color code
Decimal5660766copy color code
Hunter lab33.395, -4.774, 1.698copy color code