Behr Orange Flambe MQ1-28

Color code:MQ1-28
Color name:Orange Flambe

Embrace warmth and vibrancy with Behr MQ1-28 Orange Flambe. This bold and energetic hue infuses a space with a fiery glow, creating a dynamic and inviting atmosphere. Pair Orange Flambe with Behr S410-7 Deep Breath for a striking contrast that complements the orange's intensity. For a more harmonious look, combine it with Behr PPU18-10 Natural Gray to create a balanced and sophisticated palette. Whether used as an accent or as a dominant color, Orange Flambe adds a lively and modern touch to any room.

What are Behr Orange Flambe undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

169, 111, 85

Is Behr Orange Flambe MQ1-28 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 19° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-28 Orange Flambe HSL code: 19, 33%, 50%

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 Orange Flambe:

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

Orange Flambe MQ1-28 vs Glazed Pot PPU3-15

Behr Orange Flambe MQ1-28 vs Behr Glazed Pot PPU3-15Open Orange Flambe MQ1-28
LRV: 20.81%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.14%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Orange Flambe MQ1-28 vs Ranch Brown S240-6

Behr Orange Flambe MQ1-28 vs Behr Ranch Brown S240-6Open Orange Flambe MQ1-28
LRV: 20.81%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 20.65%
Medium color
Temperature: warm