Behr Nairobi Dusk

Behr Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Nairobi Dusk paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU3-10. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU3-10
Color name:Nairobi Dusk

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What are Behr Nairobi Dusk undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

217, 167, 135

Is Behr Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 23° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU3-10 Nairobi Dusk HSL code: 23, 52%, 69%

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.

Color comparison

Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10 vs Summerwood S290-4

Behr Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10 vs Behr Summerwood S290-4Behr Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10 vs Golden Gate SW 7679

Behr Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10 vs Sherwin Williams Golden Gate SW 7679Behr Nairobi Dusk PPU3-10
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.21%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d9a787copy color code
RGB Decimal217, 167, 135copy color code
RGB Percent85.10%, 65.49%, 52.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 23° Saturation: 37.79% Value: 85.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(23, 52, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 23.04 Yellow: 37.79 Key: 14.9copy color code
YIQY: 178.302 I: 40.078 Q: 0.618copy color code
XYZX: 46.808 Y: 44.141 Z: 28.97copy color code
CIE LabL:72.323 a:14.148 b:23.646copy color code
CIE LuvL:72.323 u:35.188 v:29.006copy color code
Decimal14264199copy color code
Hunter lab66.439, 9.491, 20.655copy color code
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