Behr Josephine

Behr Josephine MQ3-01 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Josephine paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ3-01. 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:MQ3-01
Color name:Josephine

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What are Behr Josephine undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

211, 195, 190

Is Behr Josephine MQ3-01 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 14° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ3-01 Josephine HSL code: 14, 19%, 79%

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 Pink 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

Josephine MQ3-01 vs Touch of Sand SW 9085

Behr Josephine MQ3-01 vs Sherwin Williams Touch of Sand SW 9085Behr Josephine MQ3-01
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.48%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Josephine MQ3-01 vs Unfussy Beige SW 6043

Behr Josephine MQ3-01 vs Sherwin Williams Unfussy Beige SW 6043Behr Josephine MQ3-01
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.43%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d3c3becopy color code
RGB Decimal211, 195, 190copy color code
RGB Percent82.75%, 76.47%, 74.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 14° Saturation: 9.95% Value: 82.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(14, 19, 79)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 7.58 Yellow: 9.95 Key: 17.25copy color code
YIQY: 199.214 I: 11.141 Q: 1.829copy color code
XYZX: 55.672 Y: 56.598 Z: 56.693copy color code
CIE LabL:79.953 a:4.756 b:4.537copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.953 u:9.735 v:5.852copy color code
Decimal13878206copy color code
Hunter lab75.231, 0.436, 7.982copy color code