Behr Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05

Color code:HDC-AC-05
Color name:Cocoa Shell

The warm and inviting Behr Cocoa Shell paint color (HDC-AC-05) adds a sophisticated touch to any interior space. This rich hue pairs beautifully with soft earth tones like sand and taupe for a harmonious color scheme. Consider pairing Cocoa Shell with accents in shades of ivory and olive green to create a cozy and elegant atmosphere. Adding metallic accents in brass or bronze can further enhance the luxurious feel of this versatile color. Whether used on walls or furniture, Cocoa Shell brings depth and warmth to any room.

What are Behr Cocoa Shell undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

126, 102, 87

Is Behr Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 23° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HDC-AC-05 Cocoa Shell HSL code: 23, 18%, 42%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Cocoa Shell:

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

Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05 vs Superior Bronze SW 6152

Behr Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05 vs Sherwin Williams Superior Bronze SW 6152Open Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05
LRV: 14.99%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.78%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05 vs Hot Cocoa SW 6047

Behr Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05 vs Sherwin Williams Hot Cocoa SW 6047Open Cocoa Shell HDC-AC-05
LRV: 14.99%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm