RAL 9018

RAL Classic Papyrus white

RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Papyrus white paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 9018. 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:RAL 9018
Color name:Papyrus white
Brand:RAL Classic

Papyrus white for bedroom

  • RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 bedroom
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  • RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 bedroom
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  • RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Papyrus white for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

Papyrus white on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Papyrus white for exterior

  • RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 front door
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  • RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 front door
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  • RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 front door
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Papyrus white 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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LRV of Papyrus white

Papyrus white RAL 9018 has an LRV of 58.53% 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 58.53% 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 Papyrus white undertones?

Green is RAL Classic Papyrus white 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:

#C8CBC4

RGB code:

200, 203, 196

Is RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 86° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 9018 Papyrus white HSL code: 86, 6%, 78%

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 Grey 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

Papyrus white RAL 9018 vs RAL 860-3

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 vs RAL Effect  RAL 860-3RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018
LRV: 58.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Papyrus white RAL 9018 vs RAL 820-1

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

RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018 vs RAL Effect  RAL 820-1RAL Classic Papyrus white RAL 9018
LRV: 58.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.26%
Light color
Temperature: cold

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.

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HEX#C8CBC4copy color code
RGB Decimal200, 203, 196copy color code
RGB Percent78.43%, 79.61%, 76.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 86° Saturation: 3.45% Value: 79.61%copy color code
HSLhsl(86, 6, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.48 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.45 Key: 20.39copy color code
YIQY: 201.305 I: 0.462 Q: -2.813copy color code
XYZX: 55.137 Y: 58.977 Z: 60.689copy color code
CIE LabL:81.279 a:-2.304 b:3.129copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.279 u:-1.319 v:5.073copy color code
Decimal13159364copy color code
Hunter lab76.796, -6.238, 6.903copy color code
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