Behr Formal Maroon

Behr Formal Maroon PPU1-14 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Formal Maroon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU1-14. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU1-14
Color name:Formal Maroon

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What are Behr Formal Maroon undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

112, 71, 75

Is Behr Formal Maroon PPU1-14 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 354° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU1-14 Formal Maroon HSL code: 354, 22%, 36%

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.

Color comparison

Formal Maroon PPU1-14 vs Dressed To Impress MQ1-19

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Formal Maroon PPU1-14 vs Leather Clutch MQ1-62

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Color codes

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HEX#70474bcopy color code
RGB Decimal112, 71, 75copy color code
RGB Percent43.92%, 27.84%, 29.41%copy color code
HSVHue: 354° Saturation: 36.61% Value: 43.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(354, 22, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 36.61 Yellow: 33.04 Key: 56.08copy color code
YIQY: 83.715 I: 23.147 Q: 9.918copy color code
XYZX: 10.206 Y: 8.46 Z: 7.75copy color code
CIE LabL:34.923 a:18.154 b:4.912copy color code
CIE LuvL:34.923 u:25.757 v:2.943copy color code
Decimal7358283copy color code
Hunter lab29.086, 11.731, 4.562copy color code
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