Behr Solemn Silence

Behr Solemn Silence PPU26-12 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Solemn Silence paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU26-12. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU26-12
Color name:Solemn Silence

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What are Behr Solemn Silence undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

211, 216, 216

Is Behr Solemn Silence PPU26-12 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU26-12 Solemn Silence HSL code: 180, 6%, 84%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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

Solemn Silence PPU26-12 vs Reflection SW 7661

Behr Solemn Silence PPU26-12 vs Sherwin Williams Reflection SW 7661Behr Solemn Silence PPU26-12
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.06%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Solemn Silence PPU26-12 vs Dew Drop SW 9641

Behr Solemn Silence PPU26-12 vs Sherwin Williams Dew Drop SW 9641Behr Solemn Silence PPU26-12
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 70.43%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#d3d8d8copy color code
RGB Decimal211, 216, 216copy color code
RGB Percent82.75%, 84.71%, 84.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 2.31% Value: 84.71%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 6, 84)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.31 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 15.29copy color code
YIQY: 214.505 I: -2.98 Q: -1.058copy color code
XYZX: 63.811 Y: 67.918 Z: 74.695copy color code
CIE LabL:85.966 a:-1.693 b:-0.587copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.966 u:-2.793 v:-0.596copy color code
Decimal13883608copy color code
Hunter lab82.413, -6.011, 3.951copy color code
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