Behr Extravagance

Behr Extravagance MQ5-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Extravagance paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ5-1. 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:MQ5-1
Color name:Extravagance

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What are Behr Extravagance undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

78, 72, 80

Is Behr Extravagance MQ5-1 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 285° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ5-1 Extravagance HSL code: 285, 5%, 30%

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 Grey 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

Extravagance MQ5-1 vs Instant Classic MQ1-34

Behr Extravagance MQ5-1 vs Behr Instant Classic MQ1-34Behr Extravagance MQ5-1
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Extravagance MQ5-1 vs Limo-Scene N560-7

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Color codes

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HEX#4e4850copy color code
RGB Decimal78, 72, 80copy color code
RGB Percent30.59%, 28.24%, 31.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 285° Saturation: 10.0% Value: 31.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(285, 5, 30)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.5 Magenta: 10.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 68.63copy color code
YIQY: 74.706 I: 1.005 Q: 3.759copy color code
XYZX: 6.907 Y: 6.834 Z: 8.542copy color code
CIE LabL:31.425 a:4.231 b:-3.851copy color code
CIE LuvL:31.425 u:2.757 v:-5.266copy color code
Decimal5130320copy color code
Hunter lab26.141, 1.415, -1.076copy color code