Blood Orange


Dulux Blood Orange paint color review

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

Color code:Blood Orange
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Blood Orange for bedroom

  • Blood Orange by Dulux in bedroom interior
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Blood Orange

Blood Orange has an LRV of 25.71% and refers to Medium 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 25.71% 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 Dulux Blood Orange undertones?

Red is Dulux Blood Orange 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

197, 116, 99

Is Dulux Blood Orange cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 10° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

Blood Orange HSL code: 10, 46%, 58%

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 Dulux Blood Orange:

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

Color comparison

Blood Orange vs Rustic V418

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

Dulux  Blood Orange vs Tikkurila Rustic V418Dulux  Blood Orange
LRV: 25.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 25.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Blood Orange vs Beeswax L396

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Dulux  Blood Orange vs Tikkurila Beeswax L396Dulux  Blood Orange
LRV: 25.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 25.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#C57463copy color code
RGB Decimal197, 116, 99copy color code
RGB Percent77.25%, 45.49%, 38.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 10° Saturation: 49.75% Value: 77.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(10, 46, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 41.12 Yellow: 49.75 Key: 22.75copy color code
YIQY: 138.281 I: 53.731 Q: 11.844copy color code
XYZX: 31.525 Y: 25.265 Z: 15.017copy color code
CIE LabL:57.333 a:30.018 b:23.102copy color code
CIE LuvL:57.333 u:58.858 v:22.959copy color code
Decimal12940387copy color code
Hunter lab50.264, 23.991, 17.471copy color code
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