N485

Tikkurila Chalet

Tikkurila Chalet N485 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Chalet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N485. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:N485
Color name:Chalet
Brand:Tikkurila

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LRV of Chalet

Chalet N485 has an LRV of 13.15% 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 13.15% 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 Chalet undertones?

Red is Tikkurila Chalet 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#6E6357

RGB code:

110, 99, 87

Is Tikkurila Chalet N485 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 31° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N485 Chalet HSL code: 31, 12%, 39%

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 Beige 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 Tikkurila Chalet:

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

Chalet N485 vs S488

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Tikkurila Chalet N485 vs Tikkurila  S488Tikkurila Chalet N485
LRV: 13.15%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.02%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Chalet N485 vs Abyss N439

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Tikkurila Chalet N485 vs Tikkurila Abyss N439Tikkurila Chalet N485
LRV: 13.15%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#6E6357copy color code
RGB Decimal110, 99, 87copy color code
RGB Percent43.14%, 38.82%, 34.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 31° Saturation: 20.91% Value: 43.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(31, 12, 39)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.0 Yellow: 20.91 Key: 56.86copy color code
YIQY: 100.921 I: 10.411 Q: -1.407copy color code
XYZX: 12.612 Y: 12.927 Z: 10.845copy color code
CIE LabL:42.653 a:2.213 b:8.418copy color code
CIE LuvL:42.653 u:7.318 v:10.174copy color code
Decimal7234391copy color code
Hunter lab35.954, -0.304, 7.284copy color code
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