Tikkurila Topaz

Tikkurila Topaz J493 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Topaz paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful J493. 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:J493
Color name:Topaz

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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 Topaz

Topaz J493 has an LRV of 51.17% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 51.17% 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.

What are Tikkurila Topaz undertones?

Green and Blue are Tikkurila Topaz undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

182, 193, 191

Is Tikkurila Topaz J493 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 169° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

J493 Topaz HSL code: 169, 8%, 74%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Tikkurila Topaz:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Darker shades

Tikkurila J493 Topaz

Color comparison

Topaz J493 vs Wave H440

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Tikkurila Topaz J493 vs Tikkurila Wave H440Tikkurila Topaz J493
LRV: 51.17%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 49.47%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Topaz J493 vs Secret X438

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Tikkurila Topaz J493 vs Tikkurila Secret X438Tikkurila Topaz J493
LRV: 51.17%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 51.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#B6C1BFcopy color code
RGB Decimal182, 193, 191copy color code
RGB Percent71.37%, 75.69%, 74.90%copy color code
HSVHue: 169° Saturation: 5.7% Value: 75.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(169, 8, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 5.7 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.04 Key: 24.31copy color code
YIQY: 189.483 I: -5.912 Q: -2.949copy color code
XYZX: 47.763 Y: 51.846 Z: 56.767copy color code
CIE LabL:77.189 a:-4.161 b:-0.299copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.189 u:-5.995 v:0.269copy color code
Decimal11977151copy color code
Hunter lab72.004, -7.603, 3.66copy color code
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