Behr Cockleshell MQ1-31

Color code:MQ1-31
Color name:Cockleshell

Transform your space with Behr Cockleshell, a soft and warm hue that brings a sense of tranquility to any room. The delicate tones of MQ1-31 create a cozy atmosphere perfect for bedrooms, living rooms, and nurseries. This versatile color pairs beautifully with light neutrals and natural textures, enhancing the feeling of serenity and sophistication in your home. Bring a touch of elegance and calmness with the timeless beauty of Cockleshell. Whether used as an accent or as the main color, Behr MQ1-31 will elevate your space with a subtle and inviting charm.

What are Behr Cockleshell undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

227, 198, 175

Is Behr Cockleshell MQ1-31 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 27° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-31 Cockleshell HSL code: 27, 48%, 79%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Cockleshell:

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

Cockleshell MQ1-31 vs Sunwashed Brick S180-2

Behr Cockleshell MQ1-31 vs Behr Sunwashed Brick S180-2Open Cockleshell MQ1-31
LRV: 60.32%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.7%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Cockleshell MQ1-31 vs Tapestry Beige S210-2

Behr Cockleshell MQ1-31 vs Behr Tapestry Beige S210-2Open Cockleshell MQ1-31
LRV: 60.32%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60.82%
Light color
Temperature: warm