Behr Piano Brown MQ1-43

Color code:MQ1-43
Color name:Piano Brown

Behr's Piano Brown (MQ1-43) is a luxurious and sophisticated hue that exudes warmth and elegance. This rich and velvety color is perfect for creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere in living rooms, bedrooms, and home offices. Its deep tones add depth and character to any space, making it ideal for those looking to infuse their rooms with a touch of refinement and style. Pair Piano Brown with gold accents and plush textures for a truly opulent look that will leave a lasting impression on all who enter. Let Behr's MQ1-43 bring a sense of richness and harmony to your interiors.

What are Behr Piano Brown undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

92, 76, 74

Is Behr Piano Brown MQ1-43 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 7° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-43 Piano Brown HSL code: 7, 11%, 33%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Piano Brown:

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

Piano Brown MQ1-43 vs Aubergine N100-7

Behr Piano Brown MQ1-43 vs Behr Aubergine N100-7Open Piano Brown MQ1-43
LRV: 8.41%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8.14%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Piano Brown MQ1-43 vs Chocolate Soul MQ1-58

Behr Piano Brown MQ1-43 vs Behr Chocolate Soul MQ1-58Open Piano Brown MQ1-43
LRV: 8.41%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 7.97%
Dark color
Temperature: warm