Behr Dove

Behr Dove HDC-MD-21 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dove paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HDC-MD-21. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey 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-21
Color name:Dove

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What are Behr Dove undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

217, 212, 203

Is Behr Dove HDC-MD-21 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 39° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HDC-MD-21 Dove HSL code: 39, 16%, 82%

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 Grey 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.

Color comparison

Dove HDC-MD-21 vs Jodhpur Tan N180-2

Behr Dove HDC-MD-21 vs Behr Jodhpur Tan N180-2Behr Dove HDC-MD-21
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Dove HDC-MD-21 vs Crushed Ice SW 7647

Behr Dove HDC-MD-21 vs Sherwin Williams Crushed Ice SW 7647Behr Dove HDC-MD-21
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d9d4cbcopy color code
RGB Decimal217, 212, 203copy color code
RGB Percent85.10%, 83.14%, 79.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 39° Saturation: 6.45% Value: 85.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(39, 16, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.3 Yellow: 6.45 Key: 14.9copy color code
YIQY: 212.469 I: 5.872 Q: -1.743copy color code
XYZX: 62.936 Y: 66.151 Z: 65.937copy color code
CIE LabL:85.073 a:0.142 b:5.057copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.073 u:3.397 v:7.527copy color code
Decimal14275787copy color code
Hunter lab81.333, -4.209, 8.867copy color code