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PPG Paints Serendipity (PPG1230-2) Paint Color

Color Name: Serendipity (PPG1230-2)
Hex Color Code: #BDE1D8
RGB Color Code: RGB(189, 225, 216)
CMYK Values*: 16.0%, 0.0%, 4.0%, 11.8%
Color Family (Hue): Green

About Serendipity (PPG1230-2) color - its meaning and example

What color is Serendipity (PPG1230-2)?

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Serendipity (PPG1230-2) is #BDE1D8, and the RGB color code is RGB(189, 225, 216).

In the RGB color model, Serendipity (PPG1230-2) has a red value of 189, a green value of 225, and a blue value of 216. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 16.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 4.0% yellow, and 11.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 165° (degrees), 37.5 % saturation, and 81.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Serendipity (PPG1230-2) has a hue of 165° (degrees), 16.0 % saturation and 88.2 % brightness/value.

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) is cool or warm?

The color Serendipity (PPG1230-2) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Serendipity (PPG1230-2)?

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) has an LRV of nearly 70. By LRV value, it is a light 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

Serendipity (PPG1230-2)

Light Color

Compare LRV 70 of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) 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 70 puts PPG Paints Serendipity (PPG1230-2) paint color in the lighter 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

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(189, 225, 216)
189 (74.1%)
225 (88.2%)
216 (84.7%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(165deg, 37.5 %, 81.2 %)

37.50 %.
81.18 %.


RYB(10, 38, 31)
10 (4.1%)
38 (15.0%)
31 (12.3%)


16.00 %.
Brightness / Value
88.24 %.


H: 165°

W: 74.12 %

B: 11.76 %


X : 60.31

Y : 69.63

Z : 75.23


Y1 : 69.63

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.34


C : 25.88%

M : 11.76%

Y : 15.29%


~ 69.6 %

Munsell Color System

5.3G 8.6/3.2


L : 86.81

A : -13.52

B : 0.46


L : 86.81

C : 13.52

H : 178.06


L : 86.81

U : -18.65

V : 3.03


L : 83.44

A : -17.02

B : 4.96

Similar Colors and Paints

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ΔE - 6.48 (93.5% similar)
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ΔE - 6.61 (93.4% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.23 (98.8% similar)
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Pantone TCX

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to British Standard 4800

BS 16-C-33 - Duckegg
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)
BS 18-E-49 - Astral Blue
ΔE - 6.35 (93.6% similar)
BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 7.07 (92.9% similar)
BS 14-C-31 - Green (Alpine)
ΔE - 7.53 (92.5% similar)

Paint similar to Serendipity (PPG1230-2) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Serendipity (PPG1230-2) (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

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to PPG Paints

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ΔE - 1.80 (98.2% similar)
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ΔE - 2.45 (97.6% similar)
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Sherwin Williams

Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to Sherwin Williams

Waterfall (SW 6750)
ΔE - 0.57 (99.4% similar)
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ΔE - 1.41 (98.6% similar)
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ΔE - 3.92 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)


Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to Behr

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ΔE - 2.02 (98.0% similar)
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ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
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ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
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ΔE - 3.37 (96.6% similar)


Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to Valspar

Brilliante (V065-2)
ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
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ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
Sprinkle (5008-9A)
ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% similar)
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ΔE - 2.95 (97.1% similar)

Benjamin Moore

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ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)
Spring Breeze (603)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
Copper Patina (619)
ΔE - 3.05 (97.0% similar)
Ocean Spray (2047-60)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)


Serendipity (PPG1230-2) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Serendipity (PPG1230-2) to Dunn-Edwards

Tropical Waterfall (DE 5722)
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
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ΔE - 3.01 (97.0% similar)
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ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
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ΔE - 4.11 (95.9% 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

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