RAL 7011

RAL Classic Iron grey

RAL Classic Iron grey RAL 7011 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Iron grey paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 7011. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 7011
Color name: Iron grey
Brand:RAL Classic

Iron grey 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.

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LRV of Iron grey

Iron grey RAL 7011 has an LRV of 12.04% 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 12.04% 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 Iron grey undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#52595D

RGB code:

82, 89, 93

Is RAL Classic Iron grey RAL 7011 cool or warm?

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Color wheel
cool colors

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

RAL 7011 Iron grey HSL code: 202, 6%, 34%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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.

Color comparison

Iron grey RAL 7011 vs Slate grey RAL 7015

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

RAL Classic  Iron grey RAL 7011 vs RAL Classic  Slate grey RAL 7015RAL Classic  Iron grey RAL 7011
LRV: 12.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 11.5%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Iron grey RAL 7011 vs RAL 810-5

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

RAL Classic  Iron grey RAL 7011 vs RAL Effect  RAL 810-5RAL Classic  Iron grey RAL 7011
LRV: 12.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.76%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#52595Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal82, 89, 93copy color code
RGB Percent32.16%, 34.90%, 36.47%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 11.83% Value: 36.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 6, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.83 Magenta: 4.3 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 63.53copy color code
YIQY: 87.363 I: -5.457 Q: -0.236copy color code
XYZX: 9.027 Y: 9.729 Z: 11.755copy color code
CIE LabL:37.351 a:-1.836 b:-3.248copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.351 u:-3.893 v:-3.906copy color code
Decimal5396829copy color code
Hunter lab31.191, -2.923, -0.511copy color code
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