Tikkurila Travertine

Tikkurila Travertine Y396 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Travertine paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful Y396. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:Y396
Color name:Travertine

LRV of Travertine

Travertine Y396 has an LRV of 57.3% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 57.30% 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 Travertine undertones?

Red is Tikkurila Travertine 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

218, 197, 163

Is Tikkurila Travertine Y396 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 37° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

Y396 Travertine HSL code: 37, 43%, 75%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Tikkurila Travertine:

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 Y396 Travertine

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Tikkurila Y396 Travertine

Color comparison

Travertine Y396 vs Angora H466

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Tikkurila Travertine Y396 vs Tikkurila Angora H466Tikkurila Travertine Y396
LRV: 57.3%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.07%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Travertine Y396 vs Repose H450

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Tikkurila Travertine Y396 vs Tikkurila Repose H450Tikkurila Travertine Y396
LRV: 57.3%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.16%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#DAC5A3copy color code
RGB Decimal218, 197, 163copy color code
RGB Percent85.49%, 77.25%, 63.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 37° Saturation: 25.23% Value: 85.49%copy color code
HSLhsl(37, 43, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 9.63 Yellow: 25.23 Key: 14.51copy color code
YIQY: 199.403 I: 23.44 Q: -6.139copy color code
XYZX: 55.49 Y: 57.484 Z: 42.813copy color code
CIE LabL:80.451 a:2.154 b:19.773copy color code
CIE LuvL:80.451 u:14.979 v:27.379copy color code
Decimal14337443copy color code
Hunter lab75.818, -2.04, 19.593copy color code