Jotun Gentile 2048 paint color review

Color code:2048
Color name:Gentile

NCS Code: S3030-Y50R

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LRV of Gentile

Gentile 2048 has an LRV of 31.63% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 31.63% 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 Jotun Gentile undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

194, 139, 110

Is Jotun Gentile 2048 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 21° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2048 Gentile HSL code: 21, 41%, 60%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Jotun Gentile:

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

Jotun 2048 Gentile

Darker shades

Jotun 2048 Gentile

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

Gentile 2048 vs Muted Coral 20217

Jotun Gentile 2048 vs Jotun Muted Coral 20217Open Gentile 2048
LRV: 31.63%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.93%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Gentile 2048 vs Bella 2489

Jotun Gentile 2048 vs Jotun Bella 2489Open Gentile 2048
LRV: 31.63%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 36.77%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c28b6ecopy color code
RGB Decimal194, 139, 110copy color code
RGB Percent76.08%, 54.51%, 43.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 21° Saturation: 43.3% Value: 76.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(21, 41, 60)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 28.35 Yellow: 43.3 Key: 23.92copy color code
YIQY: 152.139 I: 42.094 Q: 2.61copy color code
XYZX: 34.296 Y: 31.063 Z: 18.937copy color code
CIE LabL:62.561 a:17.342 b:23.811copy color code
CIE LuvL:62.561 u:39.39 v:27.271copy color code
Decimal12749678copy color code
Hunter lab55.734, 12.307, 18.869copy color code
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