Cheaper alternatives to style your home inspired by Farrow & Ball Pigeon…
Are you looking to paint a space in your home using Farrow & Ball Pigeon paint? If you’re researching whether or not to dip into your pocket to pay for a tin, it might be worth holding that brush up for a moment, because we have created a guide on the best Farrow & Ball Pigeon paint dupes you can buy.
We have also created a guide on complimentary colours that you can use to style your home in the blue-grey paint colour.
In this article, we share the best Farrow & Ball Pigeon dupes and complementary colours to style this colour in your home!
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Farrow & Ball Pigeon dupes
B&Qs GoodHome Carlow Paint
GoodHome Carlow is a close match with Farrow & Ball Pigeon, it’s more on the grey side than the blue, but when looking at them side-by-side in the image above, they are very close in colour.
Lick Grey 16 Paint
Farrow & Ball’s Pigeon paint is blue-grey, while Lick’s Grey 16 paint leans into purple undertones for a soft and warm finish. If you’re looking for a dupe for Pigeon, and want something warmer, this shade may be a great alternative.
COAT paint The Trail
The Trail by COAT paint is a cool sage green grey shade, which is slightly cooler and greyer than Pigeon. Use wood and beige colours to warm this grey-green shade for a similar look to F&B’s Pigeon.
ECOS Shark Fin
ECOS Shark Fin is a cool grey colour which works well with both blue and grey accent colours. This shade is slightly cooler than Farrow & Ball Pigeon, but it’s a relatively close match for a US paint alternative.
Benjamin Moore Sabre Grey
If you’re looking for an almost exact dupe for Farrow & Ball Pigeon, Benjamin Moore’s Sabre Grey is a fab choice. This shade is a cool steel-grey shade that works well with wood tones and leafy plants.
|Farrow & Ball Pigeon 2.5L
|Benjamin Moore Sabre Grey 1 Gallon (equivalent of 3.78L)
How to use Farrow & Ball Pigeon
Farrow & Ball Pigeon Complementary Colours
Discover what other colours you can use when painting your home with Farrow & Ball Pigeon.
Complementary colours sit opposite each other on the colour wheel. When used together, they create a high contrast and vibrant look. In interior design, pairing complementary colours can add a dynamic and energetic feel to a room. For instance, deep purple and greens can bring to life this bue-grey paint colour.
Design tip: Consider using complementary colors for accent pieces like throw pillows or artwork to create a focal point.
Split Complementary Colours:
This scheme involves selecting two adjacent colours to the complementary hue of the base colour (in this example, Farrow & Ball Pigeon). The result is a colour palette with a broader range of tones, offering more flexibility in design. It’s a balanced way to introduce multiple colours without overwhelming the visual appeal, such as purples and lavender.
Design tip: Apply this for a more nuanced look in larger spaces, combining a dominant colour with its adjacent complements for a balanced feel.
Double Split Complementary Colours:
This scheme involves selecting two adjacent colours to Farrow & Ball Pigeon. The result is a colour palette with a broader range of tones, offering more flexibility in design. It’s a balanced way to introduce multiple colours without overwhelming the visual appeal. Sticking to muted tones can create a cohesive look in your room, even when incorporating pale pink and purple.
Design tip: Ideal for diverse colour palettes, such as in a room with multiple functions or themes.
Shades are created by adding black or dark colour to Farrow & Ball Pigeon, resulting in a darker tone. In interior design, incorporating shades can add depth and sophistication to a space. Using various shades of a single colour or integrating them with other colours creates a layered and visually interesting environment. If you want a neutral space, this colour scheme is perfect for you.
Design tip: Integrate shades to add dimension, especially in monochromatic designs, by using varying tones of the same colour. Layer textiles, and use artwork and rugs to create visual interest.