Tikkurila Grotto M449

Color code:M449
Color name:Grotto

Tikkurila M449 Grotto is a warm and inviting earthy taupe, adding a touch of sophistication to any space. This versatile hue pairs beautifully with C2 Revere Grey and Benjamin Moore HC-173 Edgecomb Grey for a harmonious color palette. Embrace a modern and stylish look by combining Tikkurila M449 Grotto with accents in Farrow & Ball Dimity and Sherwin Williams SW 7016 Mindful Gray. Elevate your interior design with this elegant color choice that exudes timeless charm and effortless elegance.

Grotto for bedroom

Green accent wal in a bedroom Tikkurila M449 Grotto
Green accent wal in a bedroom Tikkurila M449 Grotto
Green accent wal in a bedroom Tikkurila M449 Grotto
Green accent wal in a bedroom Tikkurila M449 Grotto

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.

Tikkurila Grotto 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.

What are Tikkurila Grotto undertones?

Yellow is Tikkurila Grotto 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

91, 91, 74

Is Tikkurila Grotto M449 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M449 Grotto HSL code: 60, 10%, 32%

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

Grotto M449 vs Beetroot M425

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

Tikkurila Grotto M449 vs Tikkurila Beetroot M425Open Grotto M449
LRV: 10.21%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Grotto M449 vs Abyss N439

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Tikkurila Grotto M449 vs Tikkurila Abyss N439Open Grotto M449
LRV: 10.21%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold