Behr Louvre

Behr Louvre N280-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Louvre paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N280-3. 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:N280-3
Color name:Louvre

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What are Behr Louvre undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

221, 195, 164

Is Behr Louvre N280-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N280-3 Louvre HSL code: 33, 46%, 75%

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

Louvre N280-3 vs Slender Reed S290-3

Behr Louvre N280-3 vs Behr Slender Reed S290-3Behr Louvre N280-3
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Louvre N280-3 vs Toasted Pine Nut SW 7696

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Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.49%
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ddc3a4copy color code
RGB Decimal221, 195, 164copy color code
RGB Percent86.67%, 76.47%, 64.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 25.79% Value: 86.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 46, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 11.76 Yellow: 25.79 Key: 13.33copy color code
YIQY: 199.24 I: 25.455 Q: -4.147copy color code
XYZX: 56.035 Y: 57.085 Z: 43.179copy color code
CIE LabL:80.227 a:4.481 b:18.971copy color code
CIE LuvL:80.227 u:18.041 v:25.858copy color code
Decimal14533540copy color code
Hunter lab75.554, 0.164, 19.004copy color code
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