Behr Mesa Taupe

Behr Mesa Taupe PPU5-14 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mesa Taupe paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU5-14. 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:PPU5-14
Color name:Mesa Taupe

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What are Behr Mesa Taupe undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

184, 168, 153

Is Behr Mesa Taupe PPU5-14 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 29° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU5-14 Mesa Taupe HSL code: 29, 18%, 66%

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 Grey 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

Mesa Taupe PPU5-14 vs Utterly Beige SW 6080

Behr Mesa Taupe PPU5-14 vs Sherwin Williams Utterly Beige SW 6080Behr Mesa Taupe PPU5-14
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 38.98%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Mesa Taupe PPU5-14 vs Eiffel For You MQ2-37

Behr Mesa Taupe PPU5-14 vs Behr Eiffel For You MQ2-37Behr Mesa Taupe PPU5-14
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#b8a899copy color code
RGB Decimal184, 168, 153copy color code
RGB Percent72.16%, 65.88%, 60.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 29° Saturation: 16.85% Value: 72.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(29, 18, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.7 Yellow: 16.85 Key: 27.84copy color code
YIQY: 171.074 I: 14.355 Q: -1.283copy color code
XYZX: 39.519 Y: 40.496 Z: 35.863copy color code
CIE LabL:69.822 a:3.265 b:9.847copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.822 u:10.579 v:13.331copy color code
Decimal12101785copy color code
Hunter lab63.637, -0.515, 11.132copy color code