Behr Dark Berry HDC-CL-07 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Berry paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HDC-CL-07. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:HDC-CL-07
Color name:Dark Berry

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LRV of Dark Berry

Dark Berry HDC-CL-07 has an LRV of 7.75% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 7.75% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Behr Dark Berry undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

92, 70, 74

Is Behr Dark Berry HDC-CL-07 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 349° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HDC-CL-07 Dark Berry HSL code: 349, 14%, 32%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Dark Berry:

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

Dark Berry HDC-CL-07 vs Raspberry Truffle MQ1-49

Behr Dark Berry HDC-CL-07 vs Behr Raspberry Truffle MQ1-49Open Dark Berry HDC-CL-07
LRV: 7.75%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 7.24%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Dark Berry HDC-CL-07 vs Bear Rug S-G-790

Behr Dark Berry HDC-CL-07 vs Behr Bear Rug S-G-790Open Dark Berry HDC-CL-07
LRV: 7.75%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 7.82%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#5c464acopy color code
RGB Decimal92, 70, 74copy color code
RGB Percent36.08%, 27.45%, 29.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 349° Saturation: 23.91% Value: 36.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(349, 14, 32)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 23.91 Yellow: 19.57 Key: 63.92copy color code
YIQY: 77.034 I: 11.824 Q: 5.899copy color code
XYZX: 7.84 Y: 7.15 Z: 7.444copy color code
CIE LabL:32.147 a:10.12 b:1.232copy color code
CIE LuvL:32.147 u:12.682 v:-0.027copy color code
Decimal6047306copy color code
Hunter lab26.74, 5.538, 2.213copy color code
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