RAL 550-4

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 550-4 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 550-4 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 550-4. 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 550-4
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Brand:RAL Effect

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LRV of RAL 550-4

RAL 550-4 has an LRV of 22.59% 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 22.59% 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 550-4 undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 550-4 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

156, 116, 136

Is RAL Effect RAL 550-4 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 330° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 550-4 HSL code: 330, 17%, 53%

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 550-4 vs RAL 560-3

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

RAL Effect  RAL 550-4 vs RAL Effect  RAL 560-3RAL Effect  RAL 550-4
LRV: 22.59%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 19.5%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

RAL 550-4 vs Pastel violet RAL 4009

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 550-4 vs RAL Classic  Pastel violet RAL 4009RAL Effect  RAL 550-4
LRV: 22.59%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 27.96%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#9C7488copy color code
RGB Decimal156, 116, 136copy color code
RGB Percent61.18%, 45.49%, 53.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 330° Saturation: 25.64% Value: 61.18%copy color code
HSLhsl(330, 17, 53)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 25.64 Yellow: 12.82 Key: 38.82copy color code
YIQY: 130.24 I: 17.409 Q: 14.685copy color code
XYZX: 24.399 Y: 21.337 Z: 26.119copy color code
CIE LabL:53.317 a:18.994 b:-4.758copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.317 u:22.863 v:-9.811copy color code
Decimal10253448copy color code
Hunter lab46.192, 13.449, -1.191copy color code
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