L429

Tikkurila Indigo

Tikkurila Indigo L429 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Indigo paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful L429. 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:L429
Color name:Indigo
Brand:Tikkurila

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LRV of Indigo

Indigo L429 has an LRV of 12.11% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 12.11% 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 Indigo undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#536476

RGB code:

83, 100, 118

Is Tikkurila Indigo L429 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 211° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

L429 Indigo HSL code: 211, 17%, 39%

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 Tikkurila Indigo:

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

Tikkurila L429 Indigo

Darker shades

Tikkurila L429 Indigo

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

Indigo L429 vs Abyss N439

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Tikkurila Indigo L429 vs Tikkurila Abyss N439Tikkurila Indigo L429
LRV: 12.11%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 11.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Indigo L429 vs V490

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Tikkurila Indigo L429 vs Tikkurila  V490Tikkurila Indigo L429
LRV: 12.11%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.85%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#536476copy color code
RGB Decimal83, 100, 118copy color code
RGB Percent32.55%, 39.22%, 46.27%copy color code
HSVHue: 211° Saturation: 29.66% Value: 46.27%copy color code
HSLhsl(211, 17, 39)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 29.66 Magenta: 15.25 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 53.73copy color code
YIQY: 96.969 I: -15.915 Q: 2.005copy color code
XYZX: 11.393 Y: 12.261 Z: 18.901copy color code
CIE LabL:41.628 a:-1.864 b:-12.209copy color code
CIE LuvL:41.628 u:-9.2 v:-16.486copy color code
Decimal5465206copy color code
Hunter lab35.016, -3.197, -7.493copy color code
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