PPU16-14

Behr Plum Smoke

Behr Plum Smoke PPU16-14 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Plum Smoke paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU16-14. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU16-14
Color name:Plum Smoke
Brand:Behr

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What are Behr Plum Smoke undertones?

Red is Behr Plum Smoke 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#928E8E

RGB code:

146, 142, 142

Is Behr Plum Smoke PPU16-14 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 0° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU16-14 Plum Smoke HSL code: 0, 2%, 56%

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

Plum Smoke PPU16-14 vs Gray Shingle SW 7670

Behr Plum Smoke PPU16-14 vs Sherwin Williams Gray Shingle SW 7670Behr Plum Smoke PPU16-14
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 29.27%
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Temperature: warm

Plum Smoke PPU16-14 vs Cool Ashes N520-4

Behr Plum Smoke PPU16-14 vs Behr Cool Ashes N520-4Behr Plum Smoke PPU16-14
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#928e8ecopy color code
RGB Decimal146, 142, 142copy color code
RGB Percent57.25%, 55.69%, 55.69%copy color code
HSVHue: 0° Saturation: 2.74% Value: 57.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(0, 2, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.74 Yellow: 2.74 Key: 42.75copy color code
YIQY: 143.196 I: 2.384 Q: 0.846copy color code
XYZX: 26.408 Y: 27.41 Z: 29.483copy color code
CIE LabL:59.352 a:1.473 b:0.527copy color code
CIE LuvL:59.352 u:2.3 v:0.501copy color code
Decimal9604750copy color code
Hunter lab52.355, -1.583, 3.259copy color code
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