RAL 160-M

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RAL Effect RAL 160-M paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 160-M paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 160-M. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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 160-M
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 160-M for 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 160-M

RAL 160-M has an LRV of 40.2% 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 40.20% 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 Effect RAL 160-M undertones?

Purple is RAL Effect RAL 160-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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#ADA6B5

RGB code:

173, 166, 181

Is RAL Effect RAL 160-M cool or warm?

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Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 268° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 160-M HSL code: 268, 9%, 68%

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.

  • Cool Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 160-M vs RAL 850-2

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 160-M vs RAL Effect  RAL 850-2RAL Effect  RAL 160-M
LRV: 40.2%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 43.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ADA6B5copy color code
RGB Decimal173, 166, 181copy color code
RGB Percent67.84%, 65.10%, 70.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 268° Saturation: 8.29% Value: 70.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(268, 9, 68)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.42 Magenta: 8.29 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 29.02copy color code
YIQY: 169.803 I: -0.649 Q: 6.149copy color code
XYZX: 39.208 Y: 39.493 Z: 49.261copy color code
CIE LabL:69.107 a:5.366 b:-6.8copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.107 u:3.043 v:-11.04copy color code
Decimal11380405copy color code
Hunter lab62.843, 1.391, -2.485copy color code
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