RAL Effect RAL 540-M

Let’s dive into a full RAL 540-M paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 540-M. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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 540-M
Color name:
Brand:RAL Effect

What are RAL Effect RAL 540-M undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 540-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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

86, 47, 78

Is RAL Effect RAL 540-M cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 312° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 540-M HSL code: 312, 29%, 26%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 540-M vs RAL 530-M

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 540-M vs RAL Effect  RAL 530-MOpen  RAL 540-M
LRV: 5.5%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 5.3%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

RAL 540-M vs RAL 530-5

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

RAL Effect  RAL 540-M vs RAL Effect  RAL 530-5Open  RAL 540-M
LRV: 5.5%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 5.15%
Dark color
Temperature: warm