MQ5-17

Behr Poetry Reading

Behr Poetry Reading MQ5-17 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Poetry Reading paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ5-17. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ5-17
Color name:Poetry Reading
Brand:Behr

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What are Behr Poetry Reading undertones?

Blue is Behr Poetry Reading 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#9FAEC9

RGB code:

159, 174, 201

Is Behr Poetry Reading MQ5-17 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 219° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ5-17 Poetry Reading HSL code: 219, 28%, 71%

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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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

Poetry Reading MQ5-17 vs Perfect Landing S520-3

Behr Poetry Reading MQ5-17 vs Behr Perfect Landing S520-3Behr Poetry Reading MQ5-17
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Poetry Reading MQ5-17 vs Faded Flaxflower SW 9146

Behr Poetry Reading MQ5-17 vs Sherwin Williams Faded Flaxflower SW 9146Behr Poetry Reading MQ5-17
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 43.62%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#9faec9copy color code
RGB Decimal159, 174, 201copy color code
RGB Percent62.35%, 68.24%, 78.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 219° Saturation: 20.9% Value: 78.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(219, 28, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 20.9 Magenta: 13.43 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 21.18copy color code
YIQY: 172.593 I: -17.615 Q: 5.229copy color code
XYZX: 39.973 Y: 41.859 Z: 61.216copy color code
CIE LabL:70.774 a:0.587 b:-15.459copy color code
CIE LuvL:70.774 u:-9.259 v:-23.836copy color code
Decimal10464969copy color code
Hunter lab64.699, -2.938, -10.81copy color code
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