Behr Pink Elephant M170-1

Color code:M170-1
Color name:Pink Elephant

Behr Pink Elephant (M170-1) is a soft and sophisticated pink hue that adds a touch of elegance to any space. This subtle shade pairs beautifully with neutrals such as white, cream, and grey to create a chic and calming atmosphere. For a bolder look, consider combining Pink Elephant with navy blue or emerald green for a striking contrast. Whether used as a main color or an accent, this versatile pink shade is perfect for creating a contemporary and timeless interior design. Embrace the versatility of Behr Pink Elephant (M170-1) to transform your space into a stylish sanctuary.

What are Behr Pink Elephant undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

245, 213, 204

Is Behr Pink Elephant M170-1 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 13° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M170-1 Pink Elephant HSL code: 13, 67%, 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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Pink Elephant:

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

Pink Elephant M170-1 vs Ole Pink S170-1

Behr Pink Elephant M170-1 vs Behr Ole Pink S170-1Open Pink Elephant M170-1
LRV: 72.58%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 70.39%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Pink Elephant M170-1 vs Organza SW 6637

Behr Pink Elephant M170-1 vs Sherwin Williams Organza SW 6637Open Pink Elephant M170-1
LRV: 72.58%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.71%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm