RAL Effect RAL 140-M paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 140-M paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 140-M. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 140-M
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Brand:RAL Effect

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What are RAL Effect RAL 140-M undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 140-M 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

176, 158, 126

Is RAL Effect RAL 140-M cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 38° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 140-M HSL code: 38, 24%, 59%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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

RAL 140-M vs RAL 150-M

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

RAL Effect  RAL 140-M vs RAL Effect  RAL 150-MOpen  RAL 140-M
LRV: 35.18%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 33.17%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

RAL 140-M vs RAL 770-2

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

RAL Effect  RAL 140-M vs RAL Effect  RAL 770-2Open  RAL 140-M
LRV: 35.18%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.98%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of RAL 140-M

RAL 140-M has an LRV of 35.18% 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 35.18% 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.

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.

HEX#B09E7Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal176, 158, 126copy color code
RGB Percent69.02%, 61.96%, 49.41%copy color code
HSVHue: 38° Saturation: 28.41% Value: 69.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(38, 24, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.23 Yellow: 28.41 Key: 30.98copy color code
YIQY: 159.734 I: 21.009 Q: -6.151copy color code
XYZX: 33.897 Y: 35.191 Z: 24.74copy color code
CIE LabL:65.897 a:1.573 b:19.16copy color code
CIE LuvL:65.897 u:13.154 v:25.412copy color code
Decimal11574910copy color code
Hunter lab59.322, -1.817, 16.799copy color code