60YR 54/028

Dulux Perfectly Taupe

Dulux Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028 paint color review

Color code:60YR 54/028
Color name:Perfectly Taupe

Alternative color name - Chalk blush 2

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LRV of Perfectly Taupe

Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028 has an LRV of 54% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 54.00% 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 Perfectly Taupe undertones?

Red is Dulux Perfectly Taupe 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

197, 190, 186

Is Dulux Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 22° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

60YR 54/028 Perfectly Taupe HSL code: 22, 9%, 75%

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 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Dulux Perfectly Taupe:

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

Dulux 60YR 54/028 Perfectly Taupe

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028 vs H481

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

Dulux Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028 vs Tikkurila  H481Dulux Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028
LRV: 54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028 vs X478

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Dulux Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028 vs Tikkurila  X478Dulux Perfectly Taupe 60YR 54/028
LRV: 54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c5bebacopy color code
RGB Decimal197, 190, 186copy color code
RGB Percent77.25%, 74.51%, 72.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 22° Saturation: 5.58% Value: 77.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(22, 9, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.55 Yellow: 5.58 Key: 22.75copy color code
YIQY: 191.637 I: 5.457 Q: 0.236copy color code
XYZX: 50.3 Y: 52.243 Z: 53.875copy color code
CIE LabL:77.426 a:1.737 b:2.891copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.426 u:4.286 v:3.968copy color code
Decimal12959418copy color code
Hunter lab72.279, -2.267, 6.402copy color code