Tikkurila Empress

Tikkurila Empress X477 paint color review

Color code:X477
Color name:Empress

Empress X477 is a dusty pink paint color. Empress can be used in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, nursery, and garden rooms The warm gray undertones give this muted pink color a cozy, pensive vibe. It is possible to pair with a green-based white for a timeless finish.

The nearest colors to X477 are Farrow and Ball Peignoir and Sherwin Williams Unfussy Beige, which are also muted pink colors.

LRV of Empress

Empress X477 has an LRV of 55% 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 55.00% 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 Tikkurila Empress undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

206, 189, 183

Is Tikkurila Empress X477 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 16° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

X477 Empress HSL code: 16, 19%, 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.

  • Warm Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Empress:

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

Empress X477 vs Maiden X420

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Tikkurila Empress X477 vs Tikkurila Maiden X420Tikkurila Empress X477
LRV: 55%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 52%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Empress X477 vs X478

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Tikkurila Empress X477 vs Tikkurila  X478Tikkurila Empress X477
LRV: 55%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 51.29%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Empress X477 vs Shantung V481

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Tikkurila Empress X477 vs Tikkurila Shantung V481Tikkurila Empress X477
LRV: 55%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 45%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CEBDB7copy color code
RGB Decimal206, 189, 183copy color code
RGB Percent80.78%, 74.12%, 71.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 16° Saturation: 11.17% Value: 80.78%copy color code
HSLhsl(16, 19, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.25 Yellow: 11.17 Key: 19.22copy color code
YIQY: 193.399 I: 12.058 Q: 1.729copy color code
XYZX: 52.197 Y: 52.937 Z: 52.255copy color code
CIE LabL:77.838 a:4.982 b:5.203copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.838 u:10.444 v:6.742copy color code
Decimal13548983copy color code
Hunter lab72.758, 0.732, 8.348copy color code
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