Behr Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38

Color code:MQ1-38
Color name:Smoked Mulberry

Behr color MQ1-38, Smoked Mulberry, is a rich and sophisticated hue that adds depth and elegance to any space. This deep shade of purple pairs beautifully with complementary colors such as gold, cream, and charcoal gray, creating a luxurious and striking color palette. Whether used as an accent wall or as a main color, MQ1-38 exudes warmth and refinement. Elevate your interior design with this timeless and versatile hue that can be paired with both modern and traditional decor styles. Experience the allure of Smoked Mulberry (MQ1-38) and transform your space into a chic and inviting sanctuary.

What are Behr Smoked Mulberry undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

114, 95, 108

Is Behr Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 319° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-38 Smoked Mulberry HSL code: 319, 9%, 41%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Smoked Mulberry:

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

Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38 vs Alter Ego N550-6

Behr Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38 vs Behr Alter Ego N550-6Open Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38
LRV: 13.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.75%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38 vs Curtain Call N570-5

Behr Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38 vs Behr Curtain Call N570-5Open Smoked Mulberry MQ1-38
LRV: 13.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.41%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm