RAL 1006

RAL Classic Maize yellow

RAL Classic Maize yellow RAL 1006 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Maize yellow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 1006. 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:RAL 1006
Color name: Maize yellow
Brand:RAL Classic

Maize yellow 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 warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Maize yellow

Maize yellow RAL 1006 has an LRV of 37.45% 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 37.45% 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 Maize yellow undertones?

Red is RAL Classic Maize yellow 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

225, 144, 0

Is RAL Classic Maize yellow RAL 1006 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 38° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 1006 Maize yellow HSL code: 38, 100%, 44%

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

Maize yellow RAL 1006 vs Honey yellow RAL 1005

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

RAL Classic  Maize yellow RAL 1006 vs RAL Classic  Honey yellow RAL 1005RAL Classic  Maize yellow RAL 1006
LRV: 37.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Maize yellow RAL 1006 vs Sun yellow RAL 1037

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

RAL Classic  Maize yellow RAL 1006 vs RAL Classic  Sun yellow RAL 1037RAL Classic  Maize yellow RAL 1006
LRV: 37.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.45%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E19000copy color code
RGB Decimal225, 144, 0copy color code
RGB Percent88.24%, 56.47%, 0.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 38° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 88.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(38, 100, 44)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 36.0 Yellow: 100.0 Key: 11.76copy color code
YIQY: 151.803 I: 94.541 Q: -27.678copy color code
XYZX: 41.028 Y: 35.958 Z: 4.78copy color code
CIE LabL:66.488 a:22.325 b:71.667copy color code
CIE LuvL:66.488 u:67.504 v:65.523copy color code
Decimal14782464copy color code
Hunter lab59.965, 17.19, 37.25copy color code
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