PPU6-17

Behr Classic Gold

Behr Classic Gold PPU6-17 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Classic Gold paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU6-17. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU6-17
Color name:Classic Gold
Brand:Behr

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What are Behr Classic Gold undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#C9A367

RGB code:

201, 163, 103

Is Behr Classic Gold PPU6-17 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 37° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU6-17 Classic Gold HSL code: 37, 48%, 60%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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

Classic Gold PPU6-17 vs Empire Gold SW 0012

Behr Classic Gold PPU6-17 vs Sherwin Williams Empire Gold SW 0012Behr Classic Gold PPU6-17
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.17%
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Temperature: warm

Classic Gold PPU6-17 vs Amber Autumn S290-5

Behr Classic Gold PPU6-17 vs Behr Amber Autumn S290-5Behr Classic Gold PPU6-17
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Color codes

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HEX#c9a367copy color code
RGB Decimal201, 163, 103copy color code
RGB Percent78.82%, 63.92%, 40.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 37° Saturation: 48.76% Value: 78.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(37, 48, 60)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 18.91 Yellow: 48.76 Key: 21.18copy color code
YIQY: 167.522 I: 41.925 Q: -10.634copy color code
XYZX: 39.634 Y: 39.593 Z: 18.383copy color code
CIE LabL:69.179 a:6.398 b:36.321copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.179 u:29.104 v:44.145copy color code
Decimal13214567copy color code
Hunter lab62.923, 2.318, 26.725copy color code
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