Behr Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25

Color code:MQ1-25
Color name:Kalahari Sunset

Behr Kalahari Sunset (MQ1-25) exudes warmth and elegance, reminiscent of the captivating hues of a desert sunset. This rich shade of terracotta creates a cozy and inviting atmosphere, perfect for living rooms, dining areas, or bedrooms. The earthy tones of Kalahari Sunset (MQ1-25) pair beautifully with natural textures like wood and rattan, adding a touch of sophistication to any space. Whether used as an accent wall or throughout a room, this color brings a sense of tranquility and luxury, making it ideal for creating a stylish sanctuary within your home.

What are Behr Kalahari Sunset undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

159, 84, 64

Is Behr Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 13° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-25 Kalahari Sunset HSL code: 13, 43%, 44%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Kalahari Sunset:

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

Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25 vs Rookwood Terra Cotta SW 2803

Behr Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25 vs Sherwin Williams Rookwood Terra Cotta SW 2803Open Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25
LRV: 14.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.94%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25 vs Bravado Red SW 6320

Behr Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25 vs Sherwin Williams Bravado Red SW 6320Open Kalahari Sunset MQ1-25
LRV: 14.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm