Tikkurila Orchid

Tikkurila Orchid Y421 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Orchid paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful Y421. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:Y421
Color name:Orchid

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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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LRV of Orchid

Orchid Y421 has an LRV of 67.14% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 67.14% 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 Tikkurila Orchid undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

236, 204, 208

Is Tikkurila Orchid Y421 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 352° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

Y421 Orchid HSL code: 352, 46%, 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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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

Orchid Y421 vs Y410

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Tikkurila Orchid Y421 vs Tikkurila  Y410Tikkurila Orchid Y421
LRV: 67.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.99%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Orchid Y421 vs Riviera Y406

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Tikkurila Orchid Y421 vs Tikkurila Riviera Y406Tikkurila Orchid Y421
LRV: 67.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.46%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ECCCD0copy color code
RGB Decimal236, 204, 208copy color code
RGB Percent92.55%, 80.00%, 81.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 352° Saturation: 13.56% Value: 92.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(352, 46, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 13.56 Yellow: 11.86 Key: 7.45copy color code
YIQY: 214.024 I: 17.783 Q: 8.014copy color code
XYZX: 67.568 Y: 65.574 Z: 68.755copy color code
CIE LabL:84.779 a:11.852 b:2.172copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.779 u:18.845 v:1.104copy color code
Decimal15518928copy color code
Hunter lab80.978, 7.23, 6.344copy color code
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