RAL Effect RAL 820-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 820-5 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 820-5. 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 820-5
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 820-5 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.

RAL Effect RAL 820-5 reviews

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  • RAL Effect undefined RAL 820-5 victorian house interior
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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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What are RAL Effect RAL 820-5 undertones?

Blue is RAL Effect RAL 820-5 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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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80, 85, 92

Is RAL Effect RAL 820-5 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 215° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 820-5 HSL code: 215, 7%, 34%

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 820-5 vs RAL 830-5

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

RAL Effect  RAL 820-5 vs RAL Effect  RAL 830-5Open  RAL 820-5
LRV: 9.17%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.04%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

RAL 820-5 vs Tarpaulin grey RAL 7010

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 820-5 vs RAL Classic  Tarpaulin grey RAL 7010Open  RAL 820-5
LRV: 9.17%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of RAL 820-5

RAL 820-5 has an LRV of 9.17% 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 9.17% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#50555Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal80, 85, 92copy color code
RGB Percent31.37%, 33.33%, 36.08%copy color code
HSVHue: 215° Saturation: 13.04% Value: 36.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(215, 7, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 13.04 Magenta: 7.61 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 63.92copy color code
YIQY: 84.303 I: -5.229 Q: 1.121copy color code
XYZX: 8.488 Y: 8.975 Z: 11.407copy color code
CIE LabL:35.936 a:-0.373 b:-4.739copy color code
CIE LuvL:35.936 u:-2.983 v:-6.0copy color code
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Hunter lab29.958, -1.854, -1.605copy color code
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