Behr Simply Blue

Behr Simply Blue PPU15-16 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Simply Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU15-16. 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:PPU15-16
Color name:Simply Blue

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What are Behr Simply Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

173, 187, 201

Is Behr Simply Blue PPU15-16 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU15-16 Simply Blue HSL code: 210, 21%, 73%

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

Simply Blue PPU15-16 vs Boot Cut S510-2

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Simply Blue PPU15-16 vs Clear Vista PPU13-11

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Color codes

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HEX#adbbc9copy color code
RGB Decimal173, 187, 201copy color code
RGB Percent67.84%, 73.33%, 78.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 210° Saturation: 13.93% Value: 78.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(210, 21, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 13.93 Magenta: 6.97 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 21.18copy color code
YIQY: 184.41 I: -12.841 Q: 1.395copy color code
XYZX: 45.543 Y: 48.641 Z: 62.232copy color code
CIE LabL:75.228 a:-1.962 b:-8.688copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.228 u:-8.256 v:-12.914copy color code
Decimal11385801copy color code
Hunter lab69.743, -5.488, -4.084copy color code
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