RAL 790-2

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 790-2 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 790-2 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 790-2. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 790-2
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 790-2 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 790-2

RAL 790-2 has an LRV of 5.71% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 5.71% 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 790-2 undertones?

Blue is RAL Effect RAL 790-2 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

59, 65, 71

Is RAL Effect RAL 790-2 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 790-2 HSL code: 210, 9%, 25%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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 790-2 vs Graphite grey RAL 7024

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

RAL Effect  RAL 790-2 vs RAL Classic  Graphite grey RAL 7024RAL Effect  RAL 790-2
LRV: 5.71%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.34%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

RAL 790-2 vs Black olive RAL 6015

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

RAL Effect  RAL 790-2 vs RAL Classic  Black olive RAL 6015RAL Effect  RAL 790-2
LRV: 5.71%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#3B4147copy color code
RGB Decimal59, 65, 71copy color code
RGB Percent23.14%, 25.49%, 27.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 210° Saturation: 16.9% Value: 27.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(210, 9, 25)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 16.9 Magenta: 8.45 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 72.16copy color code
YIQY: 63.89 I: -5.503 Q: 0.598copy color code
XYZX: 4.831 Y: 5.165 Z: 6.702copy color code
CIE LabL:27.2 a:-0.998 b:-4.483copy color code
CIE LuvL:27.2 u:-3.239 v:-5.102copy color code
Decimal3883335copy color code
Hunter lab22.727, -1.83, -1.575copy color code
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