RAL 490-1

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RAL Effect RAL 490-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 490-1 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 490-1. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 490-1
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 490-1 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 490-1

RAL 490-1 has an LRV of 69.9% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 69.90% 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 490-1 undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 490-1 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

243, 207, 208

Is RAL Effect RAL 490-1 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 358° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 490-1 HSL code: 358, 60%, 88%

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 Pink 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.

Color comparison

RAL 490-1 vs Cream RAL 9001

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

RAL Effect  RAL 490-1 vs RAL Classic  Cream RAL 9001RAL Effect  RAL 490-1
LRV: 69.9%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.78%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

RAL 490-1 vs RAL 490-2

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

RAL Effect  RAL 490-1 vs RAL Effect  RAL 490-2RAL Effect  RAL 490-1
LRV: 69.9%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 67.59%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F3CFD0copy color code
RGB Decimal243, 207, 208copy color code
RGB Percent95.29%, 81.18%, 81.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 358° Saturation: 14.81% Value: 95.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(358, 60, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.81 Yellow: 14.4 Key: 4.71copy color code
YIQY: 217.878 I: 21.131 Q: 7.927copy color code
XYZX: 70.659 Y: 68.236 Z: 69.106copy color code
CIE LabL:86.124 a:12.754 b:4.2copy color code
CIE LuvL:86.124 u:21.628 v:3.937copy color code
Decimal15978448copy color code
Hunter lab82.605, 8.126, 8.223copy color code
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