RAL Classic Light blue RAL 5012 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Light blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 5012. 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:RAL 5012
Color name:Light blue
Brand:RAL Classic

Light blue for bedroom

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  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 5012 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

RAL Classic Light blue reviews

  • RAL Classic  Light blue RAL 5012 window
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  • RAL Classic  Light blue RAL 5012 heat radiator
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  • RAL Classic  Light blue RAL 5012 furniture
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  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 5012 kitchen interior
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  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 5012 kidsroom interior, children's room
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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.

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What are RAL Classic Light blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#0089B6

RGB code:

0, 137, 182

Is RAL Classic Light blue RAL 5012 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 195° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 5012 Light blue HSL code: 195, 100%, 36%

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 RAL Classic Light blue:

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.

RAL Classic RAL 5012 Light blue

Color comparison

Light blue RAL 5012 vs RAL 690-2

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

RAL Classic Light blue RAL 5012 vs RAL Effect  RAL 690-2Open Light blue RAL 5012
LRV: 23.21%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 17.25%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Light blue RAL 5012 vs RAL 660-1

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

RAL Classic Light blue RAL 5012 vs RAL Effect  RAL 660-1Open Light blue RAL 5012
LRV: 23.21%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 14.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Light blue

Light blue RAL 5012 has an LRV of 23.21% 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 23.21% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#0089B6copy color code
RGB Decimal0, 137, 182copy color code
RGB Percent0.00%, 53.73%, 71.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 195° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 71.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(195, 100, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 100.0 Magenta: 24.73 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 28.63copy color code
YIQY: 101.167 I: -96.099 Q: -14.977copy color code
XYZX: 17.385 Y: 21.266 Z: 47.432copy color code
CIE LabL:53.24 a:-14.623 b:-32.233copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.24 u:-36.38 v:-47.403copy color code
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Hunter lab46.115, -13.409, -28.702copy color code
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