Tikkurila Merino Y458 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Merino paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful Y458. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:Y458
Color name:Merino
Brand:Tikkurila

Tikkurila Merino reviews

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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 Tikkurila Merino undertones?

Yellow and Red are Tikkurila Merino undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#E5E0D2

RGB code:

229, 224, 210

Is Tikkurila Merino Y458 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

Y458 Merino HSL code: 44, 27%, 86%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Tikkurila Merino:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Tikkurila Y458 Merino

Darker shades

Tikkurila Y458 Merino

Color comparison

Merino Y458 vs Tofu Y462

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

Tikkurila Merino Y458 vs Tikkurila Tofu Y462Open Merino Y458
LRV: 74.35%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.36%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Merino Y458 vs Tikkurilan Beige TIKB

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Tikkurila Merino Y458 vs Tikkurila Tikkurilan Beige TIKBOpen Merino Y458
LRV: 74.35%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 69.17%
Light color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Merino

Merino Y458 has an LRV of 74.35% 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 74.35% 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

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.

FormatCode
HEX#E5E0D2copy color code
RGB Decimal229, 224, 210copy color code
RGB Percent89.80%, 87.84%, 82.35%copy color code
HSVHue: 44° Saturation: 8.3% Value: 89.8%copy color code
HSLhsl(44, 27, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.18 Yellow: 8.3 Key: 10.2copy color code
YIQY: 223.899 I: 7.478 Q: -3.299copy color code
XYZX: 70.599 Y: 74.623 Z: 71.64copy color code
CIE LabL:89.216 a:-0.699 b:7.456copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.216 u:3.681 v:11.276copy color code
Decimal15065298copy color code
Hunter lab86.385, -5.291, 11.299copy color code