Behr Rialto MQ1-05

Color code:MQ1-05
Color name:Rialto

Behr's MQ1-05 Rialto is a sophisticated and warm taupe that adds a touch of elegance to any space. This timeless hue pairs beautifully with accents in shades like MQ3-45 Great Falls or MQ2-22 Aqua Rapids, creating a harmonious and stylish color palette. Rich woods, creamy whites, and soft greys complement Rialto's warmth, making it versatile for both modern and traditional interiors. Embrace the warmth and richness of Behr's Rialto to elevate your space with a touch of refined charm.

What are Behr Rialto undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

145, 77, 87

Is Behr Rialto MQ1-05 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 351° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-05 Rialto HSL code: 351, 31%, 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Rialto:

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

Rialto MQ1-05 vs Carpe Diem MQ1-16

Behr Rialto MQ1-05 vs Behr Carpe Diem MQ1-16Open Rialto MQ1-05
LRV: 12.5%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.95%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Rialto MQ1-05 vs Kirsch Red SW 6313

Behr Rialto MQ1-05 vs Sherwin Williams Kirsch Red SW 6313Open Rialto MQ1-05
LRV: 12.5%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm