RAL 4009

RAL Classic Pastel violet

RAL Classic Pastel violet RAL 4009 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pastel violet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 4009. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 4009
Color name: Pastel violet
Brand:RAL Classic

LRV of Pastel violet

Pastel violet RAL 4009 has an LRV of 27.96% 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 27.96% 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 Pastel violet undertones?

Red is RAL Classic Pastel violet 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

157, 134, 146

Is RAL Classic Pastel violet RAL 4009 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 329° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 4009 Pastel violet HSL code: 329, 11%, 57%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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

Pastel violet RAL 4009 vs Traffic grey A RAL 7042

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

RAL Classic  Pastel violet RAL 4009 vs RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042RAL Classic  Pastel violet RAL 4009
LRV: 27.96%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 30.93%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Pastel violet RAL 4009 vs RAL 850-4

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

RAL Classic  Pastel violet RAL 4009 vs RAL Effect  RAL 850-4RAL Classic  Pastel violet RAL 4009
LRV: 27.96%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.94%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#9D8692copy color code
RGB Decimal157, 134, 146copy color code
RGB Percent61.57%, 52.55%, 57.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 329° Saturation: 14.65% Value: 61.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(329, 11, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.65 Yellow: 7.01 Key: 38.43copy color code
YIQY: 142.245 I: 9.85 Q: 8.6copy color code
XYZX: 27.617 Y: 26.294 Z: 30.807copy color code
CIE LabL:58.315 a:10.845 b:-3.169copy color code
CIE LuvL:58.315 u:12.805 v:-6.319copy color code
Decimal10323602copy color code
Hunter lab51.278, 6.4, 0.274copy color code
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