Behr Autumn Russet MQ1-17

Color code:MQ1-17
Color name:Autumn Russet

Transform your living space with Behr Autumn Russet (MQ1-17), a warm and inviting hue reminiscent of a cozy autumn day. This rich and earthy color adds depth and sophistication to any room, making it ideal for creating a welcoming atmosphere in your living room or dining area. Bring a touch of nature indoors by using Autumn Russet (MQ1-17) in your bedroom or home office, where its calming and grounding qualities will promote a sense of tranquility. Embrace the beauty of the changing seasons with this versatile color that pairs beautifully with wood accents, metallic finishes, and plush textiles. Let Behr Autumn Russet (MQ1-17) envelop you in its comforting embrace and infuse your home with timeless elegance and warmth.

What are Behr Autumn Russet undertones?

Red is Behr Autumn Russet 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

164, 116, 110

Is Behr Autumn Russet MQ1-17 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 7° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-17 Autumn Russet HSL code: 7, 23%, 54%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Autumn Russet:

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.

Lighter shades

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

Autumn Russet MQ1-17 vs Concerto SW 6298

Behr Autumn Russet MQ1-17 vs Sherwin Williams Concerto SW 6298Open Autumn Russet MQ1-17
LRV: 22.38%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 19.19%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Autumn Russet MQ1-17 vs Carley's Rose SW 9002

Behr Autumn Russet MQ1-17 vs Sherwin Williams Carley's Rose SW 9002Open Autumn Russet MQ1-17
LRV: 22.38%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.94%
Medium color
Temperature: warm