70BG 56/061

Dulux Coastal Grey

Dulux Coastal Grey 70BG 56/061 paint color review

Color code:70BG 56/061
Color name:Coastal Grey

Other colour names- Dulux Celestial Cloud 4, Dulux Country sky

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LRV of Coastal Grey

Coastal Grey 70BG 56/061 has an LRV of 57% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 57.00% 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 Coastal Grey undertones?

Blue is Dulux Coastal Grey 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

184, 197, 204

Is Dulux Coastal Grey 70BG 56/061 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 201° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

70BG 56/061 Coastal Grey HSL code: 201, 16%, 76%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Dulux Coastal Grey:

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

Dulux 70BG 56/061 Coastal Grey

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

Coastal Grey 70BG 56/061 vs Steel Symphony 4 90BG 55/051

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Dulux Coastal Grey 70BG 56/061 vs Dulux Steel Symphony 4 90BG 55/051Dulux Coastal Grey 70BG 56/061
LRV: 57%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 57%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#B8C5CCcopy color code
RGB Decimal184, 197, 204copy color code
RGB Percent72.16%, 77.25%, 80.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 201° Saturation: 9.8% Value: 80.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(201, 16, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 9.8 Magenta: 3.43 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 20.0copy color code
YIQY: 193.911 I: -9.996 Q: -0.572copy color code
XYZX: 50.629 Y: 54.482 Z: 64.959copy color code
CIE LabL:78.742 a:-3.056 b:-5.019copy color code
CIE LuvL:78.742 u:-7.449 v:-7.109copy color code
Decimal12109260copy color code
Hunter lab73.812, -6.733, -0.511copy color code
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