Tikkurila G488 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full G488 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful G488. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:G488
Color name:

Tikkurila G488 reviews

  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila  G488
    Advert on Youla
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila  G488
    Image source
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila  G488
    Source link not active
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila  G488
    Image source
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila  G488
    Image source
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila  G488
    Image source

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.

Try before you buy

Samplize samples on the wall
Samplize logo

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick and repeat

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted samples

Twice painted
with real paint

Fast delivery

Next day

Shop now

LRV of G488

G488 has an LRV of 62.52% 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 62.52% 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.

What are Tikkurila G488 undertones?

Blue and Purple are Tikkurila G488 undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

207, 207, 210

Is Tikkurila G488 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 240° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

G488 HSL code: 240, 3%, 82%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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 G488:

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 G488

Color comparison

G488 vs H498

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Tikkurila  G488 vs Tikkurila  H498Open  G488
LRV: 62.52%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.31%
Light color
Temperature: cold

G488 vs G489

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

Tikkurila  G488 vs Tikkurila  G489Open  G488
LRV: 62.52%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 59.25%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#CFCFD2copy color code
RGB Decimal207, 207, 210copy color code
RGB Percent81.18%, 81.18%, 82.35%copy color code
HSVHue: 240° Saturation: 1.43% Value: 82.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(240, 3, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.43 Magenta: 1.43 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 17.65copy color code
YIQY: 207.342 I: -0.964 Q: 0.934copy color code
XYZX: 59.675 Y: 62.544 Z: 69.884copy color code
CIE LabL:83.202 a:0.547 b:-1.481copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.202 u:-0.17 v:-2.341copy color code
Decimal13619154copy color code
Hunter lab79.085, -3.708, 2.967copy color code