RAL 4003

RAL Classic Heather violet

RAL Classic Heather violet RAL 4003 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Heather violet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 4003. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 4003
Color name:Heather violet
Brand:RAL Classic

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LRV of Heather violet

Heather violet RAL 4003 has an LRV of 24.5% 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 24.50% 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 Heather violet undertones?

Red is RAL Classic Heather violet 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

196, 97, 140

Is RAL Classic Heather violet RAL 4003 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 334° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 4003 Heather violet HSL code: 334, 46%, 57%

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 Purple 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.

Color comparison

Heather violet RAL 4003 vs RAL 480-6

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

RAL Classic Heather violet RAL 4003 vs RAL Effect  RAL 480-6RAL Classic Heather violet RAL 4003
LRV: 24.5%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 27.82%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Heather violet RAL 4003 vs RAL 520-4

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

RAL Classic Heather violet RAL 4003 vs RAL Effect  RAL 520-4RAL Classic Heather violet RAL 4003
LRV: 24.5%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.12%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C4618Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal196, 97, 140copy color code
RGB Percent76.86%, 38.04%, 54.90%copy color code
HSVHue: 334° Saturation: 50.51% Value: 76.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(334, 46, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 50.51 Yellow: 28.57 Key: 23.14copy color code
YIQY: 131.503 I: 45.176 Q: 34.324copy color code
XYZX: 31.774 Y: 22.181 Z: 27.412copy color code
CIE LabL:54.219 a:44.347 b:-5.219copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.219 u:61.085 v:-15.128copy color code
Decimal12870028copy color code
Hunter lab47.097, 38.005, -1.541copy color code