Behr Pompeian Red

Behr Pompeian Red PPU1-08 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pompeian Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU1-08. 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:PPU1-08
Color name:Pompeian Red

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What are Behr Pompeian Red undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

145, 80, 79

Is Behr Pompeian Red PPU1-08 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 1° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU1-08 Pompeian Red HSL code: 1, 29%, 44%

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 Red 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

Pompeian Red PPU1-08 vs Rich Brocade MQ1-21

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Pompeian Red PPU1-08 vs Moroccan Ruby S140-6

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Color codes

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HEX#91504fcopy color code
RGB Decimal145, 80, 79copy color code
RGB Percent56.86%, 31.37%, 30.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 1° Saturation: 45.52% Value: 56.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(1, 29, 44)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 44.83 Yellow: 45.52 Key: 43.14copy color code
YIQY: 99.321 I: 39.055 Q: 13.439copy color code
XYZX: 15.958 Y: 12.323 Z: 8.933copy color code
CIE LabL:41.725 a:27.019 b:12.621copy color code
CIE LuvL:41.725 u:44.809 v:10.278copy color code
Decimal9523279copy color code
Hunter lab35.104, 19.711, 9.485copy color code
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