Behr Original White

Behr Original White N290-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Original White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N290-1. 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:N290-1
Color name:Original White

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What are Behr Original White undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

240, 229, 211

Is Behr Original White N290-1 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 37° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N290-1 Original White HSL code: 37, 49%, 88%

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 Yellow 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

Original White N290-1 vs Vanilla Paste S290-1

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Original White N290-1 vs Chanoyu M330-1

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Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#f0e5d3copy color code
RGB Decimal240, 229, 211copy color code
RGB Percent94.12%, 89.80%, 82.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 37° Saturation: 12.08% Value: 94.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(37, 49, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.58 Yellow: 12.08 Key: 5.88copy color code
YIQY: 230.237 I: 12.339 Q: -3.275copy color code
XYZX: 75.71 Y: 79.268 Z: 72.922copy color code
CIE LabL:91.355 a:0.753 b:10.112copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.355 u:7.482 v:14.92copy color code
Decimal15787475copy color code
Hunter lab89.033, -4.017, 13.761copy color code