Behr Oriental Eggplant

Behr Oriental Eggplant PPU17-02 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Oriental Eggplant paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU17-02. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU17-02
Color name:Oriental Eggplant

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What are Behr Oriental Eggplant undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

83, 62, 79

Is Behr Oriental Eggplant PPU17-02 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 311° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU17-02 Oriental Eggplant HSL code: 311, 14%, 28%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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

Oriental Eggplant PPU17-02 vs Extravagance MQ5-1

Behr Oriental Eggplant PPU17-02 vs Behr Extravagance MQ5-1Behr Oriental Eggplant PPU17-02
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#533e4fcopy color code
RGB Decimal83, 62, 79copy color code
RGB Percent32.55%, 24.31%, 30.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 311° Saturation: 25.3% Value: 32.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(311, 14, 28)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 25.3 Yellow: 4.82 Key: 67.45copy color code
YIQY: 70.217 I: 7.051 Q: 9.733copy color code
XYZX: 6.701 Y: 5.849 Z: 8.171copy color code
CIE LabL:29.028 a:12.468 b:-6.725copy color code
CIE LuvL:29.028 u:10.378 v:-9.731copy color code
Decimal5455439copy color code
Hunter lab24.185, 7.135, -3.102copy color code
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