Tikkurila H481 paint color review

Color code:H481
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Tikkurila H481 is a muted pink color. This shade is good option for kids room. The warm gray undertones give this muted pink color a cozy, pensive vibe.

The nearest colors to H481 are Dulux Perfectly Taupe and Tikkurila Empress, which are also muted pink colors.

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LRV of H481

H481 has an LRV of 51.8% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 51.80% 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 H481 undertones?

Red is Tikkurila H481 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

198, 188, 184

Is Tikkurila H481 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 17° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

H481 HSL code: 17, 11%, 75%

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 H481:

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

H481 vs J499

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Tikkurila  H481 vs Tikkurila  J499Tikkurila  H481
LRV: 51.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 50.33%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

H481 vs Empress X477

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

Tikkurila  H481 vs Tikkurila Empress X477Tikkurila  H481
LRV: 51.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C6BCB8copy color code
RGB Decimal198, 188, 184copy color code
RGB Percent77.65%, 73.73%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 17° Saturation: 7.07% Value: 77.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(17, 11, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.05 Yellow: 7.07 Key: 22.35copy color code
YIQY: 190.534 I: 7.244 Q: 0.871copy color code
XYZX: 49.922 Y: 51.433 Z: 52.632copy color code
CIE LabL:76.941 a:2.81 b:3.281copy color code
CIE LuvL:76.941 u:6.066 v:4.341copy color code
Decimal13024440copy color code
Hunter lab71.717, -1.252, 6.69copy color code
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