Tikkurila X478 paint color review

Color code:X478
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X478 by Tikkurila is a muted pink color. X478 can be used to create a sleek and modern aesthetic. The warm gray undertones give this muted pink color a cozy, pensive vibe.

The nearest colors to X478 are Dulux Potters Clay 2 and RAL Effect RAL 870-1, which are also muted pink colors.

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LRV of X478

X478 has an LRV of 51.29% 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 51.29% 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 X478 undertones?

Red is Tikkurila X478 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

203, 184, 184

Is Tikkurila X478 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 0° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

X478 HSL code: 0, 15%, 76%

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

X478 vs H481

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Tikkurila  X478 vs Tikkurila  H481Tikkurila  X478
LRV: 51.29%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 51.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

X478 vs H486

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

Tikkurila  X478 vs Tikkurila  H486Tikkurila  X478
LRV: 51.29%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.63%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CBB8B8copy color code
RGB Decimal203, 184, 184copy color code
RGB Percent79.61%, 72.16%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 0° Saturation: 9.36% Value: 79.61%copy color code
HSLhsl(0, 15, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 9.36 Yellow: 9.36 Key: 20.39copy color code
YIQY: 189.681 I: 11.322 Q: 4.019copy color code
XYZX: 50.419 Y: 50.439 Z: 52.414copy color code
CIE LabL:76.338 a:6.744 b:2.459copy color code
CIE LuvL:76.338 u:11.229 v:2.428copy color code
Decimal13351096copy color code
Hunter lab71.02, 2.436, 5.957copy color code
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