RAL 820-3

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 820-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 820-3 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 820-3. 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 820-3
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 820-3 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

RAL 820-3 reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of RAL 820-3

RAL 820-3 has an LRV of 28.68% 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 28.68% 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 820-3 undertones?

Blue is RAL Effect RAL 820-3 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

141, 147, 149

Is RAL Effect RAL 820-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 195° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 820-3 HSL code: 195, 4%, 57%

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 Blue 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 820-3 vs RAL 860-4

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

RAL Effect  RAL 820-3 vs RAL Effect  RAL 860-4RAL Effect  RAL 820-3
LRV: 28.68%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 32.54%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

RAL 820-3 vs RAL 120-M

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

RAL Effect  RAL 820-3 vs RAL Effect  RAL 120-MRAL Effect  RAL 820-3
LRV: 28.68%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 26.79%
Medium 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#8D9395copy color code
RGB Decimal141, 147, 149copy color code
RGB Percent55.29%, 57.65%, 58.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 195° Saturation: 5.37% Value: 58.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(195, 4, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 5.37 Magenta: 1.34 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 41.57copy color code
YIQY: 145.434 I: -4.218 Q: -0.647copy color code
XYZX: 26.842 Y: 28.7 Z: 32.551copy color code
CIE LabL:60.516 a:-1.77 b:-1.807copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.516 u:-3.45 v:-2.303copy color code
Decimal9278357copy color code
Hunter lab53.572, -4.317, 1.475copy color code