RAL 8017

RAL Classic Chocolate brown

RAL Classic Chocolate brown RAL 8017 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Chocolate brown paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 8017. 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:RAL 8017
Color name: Chocolate brown
Brand:RAL Classic

Chocolate brown for exterior

  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 exterior house
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 exterior house
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 exterior house
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 exterior house
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

RAL Classic Chocolate brown reviews

  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 garage doors
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 garage doors
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 garage doors
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 garage doors
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 garage doors
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  • Chocolate brown RAL 8017 garage doors
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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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LRV of Chocolate brown

Chocolate brown RAL 8017 has an LRV of 6.64% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 6.64% 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 RAL Classic Chocolate brown undertones?

Red is RAL Classic Chocolate brown 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:

#442F29

RGB code:

68, 47, 41

Is RAL Classic Chocolate brown RAL 8017 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 13° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 8017 Chocolate brown HSL code: 13, 25%, 21%

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.

Color comparison

Chocolate brown RAL 8017 vs Grey brown RAL 8019

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

RAL Classic  Chocolate brown RAL 8017 vs RAL Classic  Grey brown RAL 8019Open  Chocolate brown RAL 8017
LRV: 6.64%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.88%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Chocolate brown RAL 8017 vs RAL 340-5

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

RAL Classic  Chocolate brown RAL 8017 vs RAL Effect  RAL 340-5Open  Chocolate brown RAL 8017
LRV: 6.64%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 4.59%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#442F29copy color code
RGB Decimal68, 47, 41copy color code
RGB Percent26.67%, 18.43%, 16.08%copy color code
HSVHue: 13° Saturation: 39.71% Value: 26.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(13, 25, 21)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 30.88 Yellow: 39.71 Key: 73.33copy color code
YIQY: 52.595 I: 14.442 Q: 2.575copy color code
XYZX: 3.801 Y: 3.422 Z: 2.558copy color code
CIE LabL:21.661 a:8.646 b:7.656copy color code
CIE LuvL:21.661 u:12.451 v:6.211copy color code
Decimal4468521copy color code
Hunter lab18.499, 4.299, 4.753copy color code
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