Tikkurila Joy

Tikkurila Joy H303 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Joy paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful H303. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:H303
Color name:Joy

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LRV of Joy

Joy H303 has an LRV of 79.09% and refers to Off-White 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 79.09% 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 Joy undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

255, 229, 170

Is Tikkurila Joy H303 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

H303 Joy HSL code: 42, 100%, 83%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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

Joy H303 vs Doll H405

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

Tikkurila Joy H303 vs Tikkurila Doll H405Tikkurila Joy H303
LRV: 79.09%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.09%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Joy H303 vs G304

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Tikkurila Joy H303 vs Tikkurila  G304Tikkurila Joy H303
LRV: 79.09%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.09%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#FFE5AAcopy color code
RGB Decimal255, 229, 170copy color code
RGB Percent100.00%, 89.80%, 66.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 33.33% Value: 100.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 100, 83)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.2 Yellow: 33.33 Key: 0.0copy color code
YIQY: 230.048 I: 34.453 Q: -12.861copy color code
XYZX: 76.516 Y: 80.204 Z: 49.47copy color code
CIE LabL:91.776 a:0.577 b:32.068copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.776 u:19.678 v:44.331copy color code
Decimal16770474copy color code
Hunter lab89.556, -4.216, 29.939copy color code
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