Tikkurila Fjord

Tikkurila Fjord M442 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Fjord paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M442. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M442
Color name:Fjord

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LRV of Fjord

Fjord M442 has an LRV of 9.79% 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 9.79% 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 Fjord undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

72, 95, 87

Is Tikkurila Fjord M442 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 159° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M442 Fjord HSL code: 159, 14%, 33%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Tikkurila Fjord:

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.

Tikkurila M442 Fjord

Color comparison

Fjord M442 vs Wrought iron Y500

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 Fjord M442 vs Tikkurila Wrought iron Y500Tikkurila Fjord M442
LRV: 9.79%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.79%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Fjord M442 vs Royal M436

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Tikkurila Fjord M442 vs Tikkurila Royal M436Tikkurila Fjord M442
LRV: 9.79%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.79%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#485F57copy color code
RGB Decimal72, 95, 87copy color code
RGB Percent28.24%, 37.25%, 34.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 159° Saturation: 24.21% Value: 37.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(159, 14, 33)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 24.21 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 8.42 Key: 62.75copy color code
YIQY: 87.211 I: -11.135 Q: -7.355copy color code
XYZX: 8.484 Y: 10.25 Z: 10.546copy color code
CIE LabL:38.287 a:-10.539 b:1.751copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.287 u:-11.342 v:3.73copy color code
Decimal4742999copy color code
Hunter lab32.016, -8.723, 2.881copy color code
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