N140-3

Behr Metropolis

Behr Metropolis N140-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Metropolis paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N140-3. 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:N140-3
Color name:Metropolis
Brand:Behr

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What are Behr Metropolis undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#B3A9A5

RGB code:

179, 169, 165

Is Behr Metropolis N140-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 17° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N140-3 Metropolis HSL code: 17, 8%, 67%

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 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

Metropolis N140-3 vs Intuitive SW 6017

Behr Metropolis N140-3 vs Sherwin Williams Intuitive SW 6017Behr Metropolis N140-3
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 38.45%
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Temperature: warm

Metropolis N140-3 vs Wells Gray PPU25-06

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Color codes

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HEX#b3a9a5copy color code
RGB Decimal179, 169, 165copy color code
RGB Percent70.20%, 66.27%, 64.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 17° Saturation: 7.82% Value: 70.2%copy color code
HSLhsl(17, 8, 67)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.59 Yellow: 7.82 Key: 29.8copy color code
YIQY: 171.534 I: 7.244 Q: 0.871copy color code
XYZX: 39.569 Y: 40.677 Z: 41.354copy color code
CIE LabL:69.949 a:2.873 b:3.35copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.949 u:6.099 v:4.349copy color code
Decimal11774373copy color code
Hunter lab63.778, -0.869, 6.201copy color code
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