Behr Cherry Red

Behr Cherry Red HDC-MD-16 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cherry Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HDC-MD-16. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:HDC-MD-16
Color name:Cherry Red

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What are Behr Cherry Red undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

184, 79, 71

Is Behr Cherry Red HDC-MD-16 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 4° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HDC-MD-16 Cherry Red HSL code: 4, 44%, 50%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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.

Color comparison

Cherry Red HDC-MD-16 vs Enticing Red SW 6600

Behr Cherry Red HDC-MD-16 vs Sherwin Williams Enticing Red SW 6600Behr Cherry Red HDC-MD-16
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 16.18%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Cherry Red HDC-MD-16 vs Ablaze SW 6870

Behr Cherry Red HDC-MD-16 vs Sherwin Williams Ablaze SW 6870Behr Cherry Red HDC-MD-16
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 16.01%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#b84f47copy color code
RGB Decimal184, 79, 71copy color code
RGB Percent72.16%, 30.98%, 27.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 4° Saturation: 61.41% Value: 72.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(4, 44, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 57.07 Yellow: 61.41 Key: 27.84copy color code
YIQY: 109.483 I: 65.14 Q: 19.722copy color code
XYZX: 23.702 Y: 16.24 Z: 7.846copy color code
CIE LabL:47.288 a:41.925 b:25.891copy color code
CIE LuvL:47.288 u:78.775 v:21.029copy color code
Decimal12078919copy color code
Hunter lab40.299, 34.464, 16.666copy color code
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