RAL Classic Red brown RAL 8012 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Red brown paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 8012. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 8012
Color name: Red brown
Brand:RAL Classic

Red brown 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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

RAL Classic Red brown 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 Red brown

Red brown RAL 8012 has an LRV of 8.16% 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 8.16% 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 Classic Red brown undertones?

Red is RAL Classic Red brown 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#66332B

RGB code:

102, 51, 43

Is RAL Classic Red brown RAL 8012 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 8° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 8012 Red brown HSL code: 8, 41%, 28%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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

Red brown RAL 8012 vs RAL 330-4

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

RAL Classic  Red brown RAL 8012 vs RAL Effect  RAL 330-4Open  Red brown RAL 8012
LRV: 8.16%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.17%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Red brown RAL 8012 vs Chestnut brown RAL 8015

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

RAL Classic  Red brown RAL 8012 vs RAL Classic  Chestnut brown RAL 8015Open  Red brown RAL 8012
LRV: 8.16%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 7.67%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#66332Bcopy color code
RGB Decimal102, 51, 43copy color code
RGB Percent40.00%, 20.00%, 16.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 8° Saturation: 57.84% Value: 40.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(8, 41, 28)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 50.0 Yellow: 57.84 Key: 60.0copy color code
YIQY: 65.337 I: 32.962 Q: 8.299copy color code
XYZX: 7.1 Y: 5.368 Z: 2.947copy color code
CIE LabL:27.757 a:21.965 b:15.395copy color code
CIE LuvL:27.757 u:34.855 v:11.729copy color code
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Hunter lab23.168, 14.157, 8.676copy color code
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