RAL 420-5

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RAL Effect RAL 420-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 420-5 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 420-5. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 420-5
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 420-5 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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 420-5

RAL 420-5 has an LRV of 18.43% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 18.43% 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 420-5 undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 420-5 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

204, 87, 56

Is RAL Effect RAL 420-5 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 13° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 420-5 HSL code: 13, 59%, 51%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 420-5 vs RAL 360-4

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 420-5 vs RAL Effect  RAL 360-4RAL Effect  RAL 420-5
LRV: 18.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.71%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

RAL 420-5 vs RAL 440-2

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

RAL Effect  RAL 420-5 vs RAL Effect  RAL 440-2RAL Effect  RAL 420-5
LRV: 18.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 17.63%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CC5738copy color code
RGB Decimal204, 87, 56copy color code
RGB Percent80.00%, 34.12%, 21.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 13° Saturation: 72.55% Value: 80.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(13, 59, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 57.35 Yellow: 72.55 Key: 20.0copy color code
YIQY: 118.449 I: 79.682 Q: 15.103copy color code
XYZX: 29.027 Y: 19.943 Z: 6.061copy color code
CIE LabL:51.773 a:44.586 b:40.484copy color code
CIE LuvL:51.773 u:92.464 v:33.572copy color code
Decimal13391672copy color code
Hunter lab44.658, 37.87, 23.213copy color code
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