Dulux Chiltern White 40YY 73/028 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Chiltern White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 40YY 73/028. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:40YY 73/028
Color name:Chiltern White

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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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What are Dulux Chiltern White undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

223, 220, 213

Is Dulux Chiltern White 40YY 73/028 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

40YY 73/028 Chiltern White HSL code: 42, 14%, 85%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Chiltern White:

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

Chiltern White 40YY 73/028 vs G475

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Dulux Chiltern White 40YY 73/028 vs Tikkurila  G475Open Chiltern White 40YY 73/028
LRV: 71.52%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 70.79%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Chiltern White 40YY 73/028 vs Just Walnut 90YR 73/029

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

Dulux Chiltern White 40YY 73/028 vs Dulux Just Walnut 90YR 73/029Open Chiltern White 40YY 73/028
LRV: 71.52%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Chiltern White

Chiltern White 40YY 73/028 has an LRV of 71.52% 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 71.52% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#DFDCD5copy color code
RGB Decimal223, 220, 213copy color code
RGB Percent87.45%, 86.27%, 83.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 4.48% Value: 87.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 14, 85)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.35 Yellow: 4.48 Key: 12.55copy color code
YIQY: 220.099 I: 4.037 Q: -1.544copy color code
XYZX: 68.032 Y: 71.679 Z: 73.184copy color code
CIE LabL:87.814 a:-0.211 b:3.797copy color code
CIE LuvL:87.814 u:2.11 v:5.76copy color code
Decimal14671061copy color code
Hunter lab84.663, -4.725, 8.013copy color code
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