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PPG Paints Nut Shell (PPG14-02) Paint Color


Color Name: Nut Shell (PPG14-02)
Hex Color Code: #9C8F83
RGB Color Code: RGB(156, 143, 131)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 8.3%, 16.0%, 38.8%





About Nut Shell (PPG14-02) color - its meaning and example


What color is Nut Shell (PPG14-02)?

Nut Shell (PPG14-02) color belongs to the Neutral color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Nut Shell (PPG14-02) is #9C8F83, and the RGB color code is RGB(156, 143, 131).

In the RGB color model, Nut Shell (PPG14-02) has a red value of 156, a green value of 143, and a blue value of 131. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 8.3% magenta, 16.0% yellow, and 38.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 28.8° (degrees), 11.2 % saturation, and 56.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Nut Shell (PPG14-02) has a hue of 28.8° (degrees), 16.0 % saturation and 61.2 % brightness/value.


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) is cool or warm?

The color Nut Shell (PPG14-02) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Nut Shell (PPG14-02)?

Nut Shell (PPG14-02) has an LRV of nearly 28. By LRV value, it is a medium color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Nut Shell (PPG14-02)

Light Color


Compare LRV 28 of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 28 puts PPG Paints Nut Shell (PPG14-02) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(156, 143, 131)
Red
156 (61.2%)
Green
143 (56.1%)
Blue
131 (51.4%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
8.33%
Yellow
16.03%
Key
38.82%

HSL

HSL(28.8deg, 11.2 %, 56.3 %)

Hue
28.8°
Saturation
11.21 %.
Lightness
56.27 %.

RYB

RYB(65, 92, 79)
Red
65 (25.6%)
Yellow
92 (36.2%)
Blue
79 (31.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
28.8°
Saturation
16.03 %.
Brightness / Value
61.18 %.

HWB

H: 28.8°

W: 51.37 %

B: 38.82 %

XYZ

X : 27.63

Y : 28.35

Z : 25.49

YXY

Y1 : 28.35

X : 0.34

Y2 : 0.35

CMY

C : 38.82%

M : 43.92%

Y : 48.63%


LRV

~ 28.4 %

Munsell Color System

2.6Y 5.9/1.5

CIE-Lab

L : 60.21

A : 2.75

B : 8.13

CIE-Lch

L : 60.21

C : 8.58

H : 71.31

CIE-Luv

L : 60.21

U : 8.56

V : 10.71

Hunter-Lab

L : 53.25

A : -0.56

B : 8.89






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Nut Shell (PPG14-02) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the colors similar to Nut Shell (PPG14-02) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#9A8678
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ΔE - 5.44 (94.6% similar)
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ΔE - 7.49 (92.5% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


RAL Design


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to Pantone PMS


#968C83
PANTONE Warm Gray 7 C
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
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PANTONE 10371 C
ΔE - 2.23 (97.8% similar)
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PANTONE 7530 C
ΔE - 2.59 (97.4% similar)
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PANTONE 8020 C
ΔE - 3.06 (96.9% similar)


Pantone TCX


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to RAL Classic


#A48F7A
RAL 1019 - Gray Beige
ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)
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RAL 7030 - Stone Gray
ΔE - 4.53 (95.5% similar)
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RAL 1035 - Pearl Beige
ΔE - 5.47 (94.5% similar)
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RAL 7036 - Platinum Gray
ΔE - 6.14 (93.9% similar)


British Standard 4800


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to British Standard 4800


#908473
BS 06-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 4.83 (95.2% similar)
#939393
BS 16-A-07 - Mid Grey
ΔE - 7.59 (92.4% similar)
#8E8E8E
BS 18-B-23 - Grey
ΔE - 7.64 (92.4% similar)
#8A8A89
BS 10-A-05 - Grey
ΔE - 7.69 (92.3% similar)





Paint similar to Nut Shell (PPG14-02) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Nut Shell (PPG14-02) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


PPG Paints


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to PPG Paints


#9D8C7C
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ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
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ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
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ΔE - 2.89 (97.1% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to Sherwin Williams


#978A7F
Hammered Silver (SW 2840)
ΔE - 1.75 (98.2% similar)
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ΔE - 1.89 (98.1% similar)
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Cocoa Whip (SW 9084)
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#9C8A79
Tavern Taupe (SW 7508)
ΔE - 2.95 (97.1% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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#9F9282
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ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
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ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
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Studio Clay (CSP-380)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)
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Beigewood (1007)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)





Dunn-Edwards


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to Dunn-Edwards


#9F9180
Bison Beige (DEC 750)
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Sorrel Felt (DET 624)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
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Barnwood Gray (DET 620)
ΔE - 2.68 (97.3% similar)


Valspar


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to Valspar


#9E8C80
Ancient Wonder (M112)
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
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ΔE - 3.38 (96.6% similar)
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Tabby Cat Gray (8005-1D)
ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)
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Chocolate Cream Pie (M143)
ΔE - 4.25 (95.7% similar)


Behr


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Nut Shell (PPG14-02) to Behr


#A59789
Studio Taupe (PPU5-07)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
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ΔE - 3.05 (97.0% similar)
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ΔE - 3.38 (96.6% similar)
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ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Nut Shell (PPG14-02) - #9C8F83 Color Images and Patterns


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