Light Reflectance Value
LRV, or Light Reflectance Value, is a measurement commonly used by design professionals—such as architects and interior designers—that expresses the percentage of light reflected from a surface. LRVs range from 0-100, with 100 being pure white and 0 being absolute black.
A liberal dose of black gives this very rich gold its depth and dimension. Like the period for which it is named, this luxurious shade conveys an appealing sense of artistry.