RAL Classic Traffic grey A RAL 7042

Let’s dive into a full Traffic grey A paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 7042. 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 7042
Color name: Traffic grey A
Brand:RAL Classic

Traffic grey A 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 Classic RAL 7042 on kitchen cabinets

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RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042 kitchen cabinets
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RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042 kitchen cabinets
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RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042 kitchen cabinets
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RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042 kitchen cabinets
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RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042 kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

RAL Classic Traffic grey A 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 RAL Classic Traffic grey A undertones?

Green is RAL Classic Traffic grey A 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#8E9291

RGB code:

142, 146, 145

Is RAL Classic Traffic grey A RAL 7042 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 165° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 7042 Traffic grey A HSL code: 165, 2%, 56%

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

Traffic grey A RAL 7042 vs Silver grey RAL 7001

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

RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042 vs RAL Classic  Silver grey RAL 7001Open  Traffic grey A RAL 7042
LRV: 30.93%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 31.66%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Traffic grey A RAL 7042 vs RAL 820-M

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042 vs RAL Effect  RAL 820-MOpen  Traffic grey A RAL 7042
LRV: 30.93%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 28.63%
Medium color
Temperature: warm