RAL 5010

RAL Classic Gentian blue

RAL Classic Gentian blue RAL 5010 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gentian blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 5010. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 5010
Color name: Gentian blue
Brand:RAL Classic

Gentian blue for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

RAL Classic Gentian blue reviews

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LRV of Gentian blue

Gentian blue RAL 5010 has an LRV of 9.31% 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 9.31% 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 Gentian blue undertones?

Blue is RAL Classic Gentian blue 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#004F7C

RGB code:

0, 79, 124

Is RAL Classic Gentian blue RAL 5010 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 202° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 5010 Gentian blue HSL code: 202, 100%, 24%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 RAL Classic Gentian blue:

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

Gentian blue RAL 5010 vs RAL 590-6

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

RAL Classic  Gentian blue RAL 5010 vs RAL Effect  RAL 590-6Open  Gentian blue RAL 5010
LRV: 9.31%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4.41%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Gentian blue RAL 5010 vs RAL 640-4

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

RAL Classic  Gentian blue RAL 5010 vs RAL Effect  RAL 640-4Open  Gentian blue RAL 5010
LRV: 9.31%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.57%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#004F7Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal0, 79, 124copy color code
RGB Percent0.00%, 30.98%, 48.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 48.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 100, 24)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 100.0 Magenta: 36.29 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 51.37copy color code
YIQY: 60.509 I: -61.537 Q: -2.707copy color code
XYZX: 6.432 Y: 7.046 Z: 20.084copy color code
CIE LabL:31.912 a:-2.76 b:-31.242copy color code
CIE LuvL:31.912 u:-20.153 v:-41.671copy color code
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Hunter lab26.545, -3.199, -26.279copy color code
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