No. 202

Pink Ground

Pink Ground is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 15.
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A dusty blush pink

This dusty pink started out as a delicate wallpaper background which was often requested as a paint colour. Pink Ground, with its large dose of yellow pigment, now creates the softest blush of colour for a warm and soothing finish that doesn’t feel sugary. Rather than contrasting with a bright white, try pairing with the warmer shade of Great White on the woodwork for a unique look in your home.

Complementary white: Wimborne White

Key features

The finest ingredients

The finest ingredients

We’re dedicated to perfecting the art of paint. At our home in Dorset, we combine the finest ingredients, 75 years of experience and technical precision to help you create beautiful spaces that stay beautiful. Even in our colour rich paints, less than 8% of the tin is the colour. The other 92% is what creates the quality, depth and extraordinary response to light that transforms your home. 
 
Paint is like coffee. The colour is the froth on the top, but it’s the quality of the rest of the cup that makes it taste good. 
– Richard Ball, Farrow & Ball Co-founder 



We use twelve exclusive pigments, all specifically selected for their colour intensity. We take colour seriously, so naturally, we only accept the very best. By using these same pigments to make every colour in our palette, all our shades combine effortlessly, making it easy for you to put together a cohesive colour scheme. 

Deeper, richer colours

Deeper, richer colours

Packed with pigment for an extraordinary response to every kind of light.

We add generous helpings of rich pigment to create our signature look – deep colours with complex undertones. The same space that feels bright and airy in morning sun, can feel cosy and intimate by evening. Our teams design each shade under every kind of light, so it will be perfectly balanced in every setting.

Extraordinary response to light

Extraordinary response to light

We spend months carefully crafting and testing each of our paint colours to make sure they share our signature extraordinary response to light. This beautiful reaction to changing light, like bringing out different undertones or shifting intensity, is what makes our paint so special.

Interior and exterior finishes

Interior and exterior finishes

From walls, floors and furniture to radiators, skirtings and sheds, our range of paint finishes can help you transform almost any surface in your home (and outside it, too).

We even have multi-surface finishes like Dead Flat® and Full Gloss, so you can tackle walls, woodwork and metal at the same time. 

Our comprehensive range is comprised of paint finishes that not only look beautiful, but offer different practical benefits. Designed for a variety of different surfaces, each finish is compatible with our high-performance Primers & Undercoats to ensure exceptional coverage, adhesion and depth of colour. 


Colour Story

Complementary White

Complementary white: Wimborne WhiteComplementary white: Wimborne White

Wimborne White

Only a shade away from a pure white, the addition of the smallest amount of warm yellow pigment creates a very versatile shade. Find out more about Wimborne White No.239

Every colour in the Farrow & Ball palette is paired with a specific shade of white, these are selected to celebrate a shared undertone and create harmonious spaces alongside your chosen colour.


Find your perfect finish:

Available in new
Dead Flat

 

Walls, woodwork
& metal

Kitchen walls & ceilings

Bathroom walls
& ceilings

Ceilings

Interior
woodwork

Interior
flooring

Front doors
& woodwork

Exterior
metals

Exterior walls

Traditional plasterwork

Intricate mouldings


Recommended Primer & Undercoat

Primers & UndercoatPrimers & Undercoat

White & Light Tones

Our White & Light Tones Primer & Undercoat creates a wonderful base for our softest shades. Covering imperfections on your surface and adding extra depth of colour, this primer is based on our simplest colour, All White.

Made with the same natural ingredients and pigments as our topcoats, our Primer & Undercoat is the crucial foundation for creating a rich, even and longer lasting finish.


Colour Schemes

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accent Colour London Clay
No.244
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trim Colour Charleston Gray
No.243
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accent Colour Templeton Pink
No.303
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trim Colour Setting Plaster
No.231
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accent Colour All White
No.2005
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trim Colour Pointing
No.2003

Sample Our Favourite Pinks

The best way to experience our colours before taking the plunge is with a true-to-colour paint sample. To help you narrow down your shortlist of shades, we've curated three of our most popular pink shades to help you find your perfect match.

Sample selection contains 3 x 100ml Sample Pots of our beautiful Pink Ground, Setting Plaster and Sulking Room Pink.



Need Some Advice?

Our expert Colour Consultants are ready and waiting to help bring your style to life. If you’d like personalised advice on how to use our paint and papers in your home, book an in-home or virtual appointment today.


View All Pink Paint Colours

Our pink palette includes some of our best-loved colours. Bold and bright, soft and subtle or sweet and soothing, this versatile family has a shade to suit every space.

Pink Paint Colours

Discover Pink Paint Schemes

Find inspiration for your project and view beautiful images of pink paint schemes in real homes.

Pink Paint Schemes

 

 


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dead flat Absolutely love the new dead flat paint goes on well and looks gorgeous very happy
Date published: 2023-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just right I painted my balcony in Pink Ground and it is stunning. The greens and reds of my potted japanese blood grass and japanese maples are stunningly complimentary.
Date published: 2023-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect pink and paint texture forest facing study Love this paint! Used in west facing study with a cheaper Wickes emerald green below dado. Used across dado, upper third if wall and coving and ceiling. Result is a hughfeeling ceing and cozy fresh room which relaxes my brain all day :) dead flat was great - left to dry properly between coats it's lush!
Date published: 2023-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shade of pink Such a fresh colour for a bathroom without windows. It’s a versatile pink that goes with a number of different colours
Date published: 2023-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect pink I’m very happy with this colour for our spare room. It’s quite a dark room with lots of wood as it’s a period house. It really suits without being too pink!
Date published: 2023-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soft pink Beautiful soft pink which goes lovely with my almost navy velvet headboard
Date published: 2023-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pink Ground Reception Hall I wanted a warm, subtle peachy pink for our reception hall that would work with a light pink velvet chair and a red/blue/green rug. And be neutral enough to also go with a turquoise blue velvet sofa. Not too saccharine, or lilac, not too dark (for the low, beamed ceilings in our old house). Pink Ground is a wonderful colour which glows at certain times of the day. A bit like a pink sky. Our kitchen and smaller hall are the lighter shell pink Tailor Tack, so the flow is good from room to room. I used Tailor Tack on the radiator as the pink ground radiator paint came up slightly more browny. Woodwork is Wimborne White.
Date published: 2023-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pink Ground and Slipper Satin Kitchen Not the normal choice for a kitchen but I wanted something warm and calming, pink ground ticked the boxes and team well with a ceiling painted in Slipper Satin
Date published: 2023-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely beautiful shade in our west facing room I’m over the moon with this paint. The colour is beautiful - gorgeous mellow warm pink (but not too pink). It went on beautifully.
Date published: 2023-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful color We chose this color to paint our daughter's room. Easy paint to work with and turned out beautifully!
Date published: 2023-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lovely fresh and earthy pink. I've almost finished decorating my living room, it's a north-east facing room so it gets morning sun. I had watched many farrow and ball videos on Instagram trying to get some inspiration and Pink Ground was one that was recommended for morning light. I'm really not a pink person and had to trust the process when it came to doing it, I decided on doing something a little bit different as I didn't think pink walls would be right for me. So I put it on the ceiling, from the picture rail up and I'm so pleased with how it's turned out, it's a really nice colour. Not too pink, it's more a dusky, earthy pink and I love it ❤️
Date published: 2022-09-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from peach rather than pink i bought a tester of this and it was much pinker than the modern emulsion - looked like a different colour, very peachy. still quite pretty but not what i wanted
Date published: 2023-04-17

Product information

Water Based and Toy Safe

Back in 2010, we moved to an entirely water based range of finishes, becoming the first in the industry to do so. These low-odour, low-VOC finishes are easy to clean without harmful solvents. They are also certified child- and baby-safe in accordance with Safety of Toys Part 3: Migration of certain elements (EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021).

Exclusions: Casein Distemper, Wood Primer & Undercoat and Metal Primer & Undercoat. 

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

Always read and follow the information on the product label.

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.

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.

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