Pigeon

No.25

A strong blue grey

This cosy and nostalgic blue grey is named after the colour of the bird often sighted around the London landscape. Softer and bluer than more contemporary grey shades like Mole's Breath, Pigeon is particularly suited for use in boot rooms, cloakrooms or darker spaces like studies and panelled rooms. It is also incredibly popular on kitchen islands with the more delicate Dimpse on units. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: Shaded White

Pigeon is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 94.
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Inspiration
Snug
Snug
Georgian Hallway at Prieston
Georgian Hallway at Prieston
Helvick Head Coastguard Cottage
Helvick Head Coastguard Cottage
Helvick Head Coastguard Cottage
Helvick Head Coastguard Cottage
Helvick Head Coastguard Cottage
Helvick Head Coastguard Cottage
Mas des Anges Paradou
Mas des Anges Paradou
Becca Interiors Mudroom
Becca Interiors Mudroom
Clawfoot bathtub & handmade vanity in Pigeon
Clawfoot bathtub & handmade vanity in Pigeon
Pigeon Front Door
Pigeon Front Door
Living room
Living room
Ceiling in Pigeon
Ceiling in Pigeon
Painted Ceiling
Painted Ceiling
Front Door
Front Door
Snug
Snug
Library
Library
Bespoke library
Bespoke library
Cuisine
Cuisine
Hallway
Hallway
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
ECO-FRIENDLY AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


QUALITY FINISHES

Every one of our paint colours is available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.


Corrosive icon Harmful icon 

Limewash: Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Exterior Eggshell and Exterior Masonry: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

All other finishes: Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really pleased with the end result Bought his for the door in the hall. Wasn’t sure if it would be too dark, but it has worked really well.
Date published: 2020-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deep grey green colour Darker than I have seen it used before but then again it is in our cloakroom where there is no natural light. I was a little unsure at first but it has grown on me and love it! Thinking of painting the outside door in the summer in this.
Date published: 2020-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adore this colour so much it’s practically sinful! This colour which we used for a fireplace and mirror is so gorgeous we spontaneously painted the kitchen walls too. Looks perfect alongside Shaded White as suggested. Every time I walk in the room and see this wonderful sophisticated colour, it brings a LOT of pleasure. I realised what I like about it (and many other F&B colours) is that you can’t quite say what colour it is as it changes all through the day and night. Totally divine.
Date published: 2020-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boot Room Pigeon panelling, Blackened walls, All White ceiling and skirting boards
Date published: 2020-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Color Trying to decide what color to paint my Kitchen Cabinets. Saw this on Jenny Marr's TV show. I gave the same flooring, sauté tile.I can’t wait to get started.
Date published: 2020-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous depth We bought this after much deliberation for our living room. I can say we were not disappointed! I’m so happy with how the colour turned out; green but with a grey tinge that makes it almost eucalyptus. We ended up having quite a bit left over, and decided to use it in our bathroom too. Just as pretty but very different! Would definitely recommend.
Date published: 2020-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour Used for front door. Stylish, elegant, sophisticated and modern. To be expected.
Date published: 2019-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely blue green colour I decided to go bold in our "winter" sitting room, as I wanted it to be different to the rest of the house, which is all painted white, and I wanted it to definitely be dark on the walls, to make it a more cosy-feeling room. I really love it! It looks like a fairly dark blue colour, but with green tones to it. But then in some lights it can look almost khaki green, and then in the evenings it almost looks like a charcoal colour. It's made our sitting room look and feel like a snug now, which is exactly what I was after.
Date published: 2019-12-09
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