Behr Inheritance M280-5

Color code:M280-5
Color name:Inheritance

Behr M280-5 Inheritance is a versatile and sophisticated color that adds a touch of elegance to any interior space. This timeless shade pairs well with warm neutrals like Classic Tan, as well as with cool tones like Ocean Abyss. Complement Inheritance with accents in darker hues such as Dark Crimson and Forest Green for a rich and inviting color scheme. Whether used as a main wall color or as an accent, M280-5 Inheritance brings a sense of calm and balance to a room, making it the perfect choice for both modern and traditional spaces.

What are Behr Inheritance undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

215, 174, 119

Is Behr Inheritance M280-5 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 34° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M280-5 Inheritance HSL code: 34, 55%, 65%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Inheritance:

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

Inheritance M280-5 vs New Colonial Yellow SW 2853

Behr Inheritance M280-5 vs Sherwin Williams New Colonial Yellow SW 2853Open Inheritance M280-5
LRV: 45.68%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.21%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Inheritance M280-5 vs Golden Gate SW 7679

Behr Inheritance M280-5 vs Sherwin Williams Golden Gate SW 7679Open Inheritance M280-5
LRV: 45.68%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.21%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm