Tikkurila Y486

Let’s dive into a full Y486 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful Y486. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:Y486
Color name:
Brand:Tikkurila

What are Tikkurila Y486 undertones?

Yellow is Tikkurila Y486 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#E3E2DE

RGB code:

227, 226, 222

Is Tikkurila Y486 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

Y486 HSL code: 48, 8%, 88%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Y486:

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

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.

Color comparison

Y486 vs Steam G497

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

Tikkurila  Y486 vs Tikkurila Steam G497Open  Y486
LRV: 75.83%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 78.84%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Y486 vs Angel F500

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Tikkurila  Y486 vs Tikkurila Angel F500Open  Y486
LRV: 75.83%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 80.31%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold