30BB 31/022

Dulux Natural Slate

Dulux Natural Slate 30BB 31/022 paint color review

Color code:30BB 31/022
Color name:Natural Slate

Alternative color names – Dulux Shadow Line, Dulux Grey Pennant. Dulux Matt is a smooth and creamy emulsion paint for use on walls and ceilings which is ideal for a modern, flat finish. Natural Slate has warm tones, so if you have a north-facing room try this paint to maximise natural light. When paired with an off-white, like Dulux White Mist, the lighter and darker colours will offset each other to create a calming space. Other greys to pair with Natural Slate for tonal combinations are Dulux Chic Shadow and Dulux Urban Obsession. Dulux Natural Slate will provide a middle ground between these two lighter and darker greys.

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LRV of Natural Slate

Natural Slate 30BB 31/022 has an LRV of 29.12% 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 29.12% 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 Dulux Natural Slate undertones?

Blue is Dulux Natural Slate 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

144, 147, 150

Is Dulux Natural Slate 30BB 31/022 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

30BB 31/022 Natural Slate HSL code: 210, 3%, 58%

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

Natural Slate 30BB 31/022 vs Tide L491

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

Dulux Natural Slate 30BB 31/022 vs Tikkurila Tide L491Dulux Natural Slate 30BB 31/022
LRV: 29.12%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 29.12%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Natural Slate 30BB 31/022 vs Agate N500

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Dulux Natural Slate 30BB 31/022 vs Tikkurila Agate N500Dulux Natural Slate 30BB 31/022
LRV: 29.12%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 29.12%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#909396copy color code
RGB Decimal144, 147, 150copy color code
RGB Percent56.47%, 57.65%, 58.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 210° Saturation: 4.0% Value: 58.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(210, 3, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.0 Magenta: 2.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 41.18copy color code
YIQY: 146.445 I: -2.752 Q: 0.299copy color code
XYZX: 27.439 Y: 28.999 Z: 32.998copy color code
CIE LabL:60.78 a:-0.495 b:-1.96copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.78 u:-1.849 v:-2.733copy color code
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Hunter lab53.85, -3.285, 1.364copy color code
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