Tikkurila Licorice X499

Color code:X499
Color name:Licorice

X499 Licorice is a dark rich color with a luxurious appearance. This shade can be used on walls, furniture, and accessories to create a sleek and modern feel. However, it's important to balance it with lighter colors and textures to avoid making the space feel too dark and heavy

The nearest colors to X499 are Dulux Night Jewels 2 and Benjamin Moore Grey, which are also dark black colors.

Tikkurila Licorice reviews

Black kitchen walls with Tikkurila X499 Licorice color
Dark grey Tikkurila X499 walls with wooden ceiling
Dark grey interior with X499 Tikkurila color
Dark grey interior with Tikkurila Licorice X499 paint
Scandinavian interior with dark grey color Tikkurila X499
Dark accent wall Tikkurila X499 Licorice

View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

What are Tikkurila Licorice undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

72, 74, 74

Is Tikkurila Licorice X499 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

X499 Licorice HSL code: 180, 1%, 29%

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

Licorice X499 vs Ink M350

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

Tikkurila Licorice X499 vs Tikkurila Ink M350Open Licorice X499
LRV: 7.12%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.35%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Licorice X499 vs Grotto M449

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Tikkurila Licorice X499 vs Tikkurila Grotto M449Open Licorice X499
LRV: 7.12%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 10.21%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm