Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 paint color review

Official color page:Pigeon 25
Color code:25
Color name:Pigeon
Brand:Farrow and Ball

So what color is Farrow and Ball Pigeon?

Pigeon is a neutral color that can be used anywhere in your home. Just keep in mind its changeable nature, and be sure to sample this color under lighting conditions throughout the day to get an accurate read on how it will perform in your space. 
Pigeon is a great neutral for relaxed spaces like this casual living room or bedroom.

What are Farrow and Ball Pigeon’s undertones?

The underlying tones of a color determine its character. Pigeon has delicate hints of green in its composition, giving it a cool rather than warm appearance. Pigeon strikes a perfect balance between warm and cool tones, making it a highly sought-after color choice among both designers and homeowners.

What color goes best with Farrow and ball Pigeon?

Gray shades like Pigeon complement well with the classic pairing of black ( Farrow and Ball Pitch Black or Hopper Head ) and white ( Farrow and Ball All White or Wevet ), creating a sharp and elegant contrast. Other neutrals such as browns ( Mouse's Back ), tans ( Stony Ground ), and various shades of gray can also work harmoniously with Pigeon. The color also pairs beautifully with blue hues, including muted, dark, and navy blues ( Hague Blue ) , silver blues, and even bright teal blues.

What color is similar to Pigeon by Farrow and Ball?

There are several paint colors that are similar to Farrow and Ball Pigeon, including Farrow and Ball Blue Gray , Little Greene Tracery II , Farrow and Ball French Gray , and Tikkurila Arctic Willow. Although they are not an exact match, these paint colors bear a strong resemblance to Pigeon.

Pigeon for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Pigeon for living room

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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Farrow and Ball 25 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Farrow and Ball 25 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Pigeon for exterior

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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon reviews

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What are Farrow and Ball Pigeon undertones?

Yellow is Farrow and Ball Pigeon 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#A1A093

RGB code:

161, 160, 147

Is Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 56° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

25 Pigeon HSL code: 56, 7%, 60%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Farrow and Ball Pigeon:

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

Color comparison

Pigeon 25 vs French Grey 113

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Little Greene French Grey 113Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Pigeon 25 vs Blue Gray 91

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Farrow and Ball Blue Gray 91Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.62%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Pigeon 25 vs Mizzle 266

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Farrow and Ball Mizzle 266Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 51.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Pigeon 25 vs Green Smoke 47

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Farrow and Ball Green Smoke 47Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 18.93%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Pigeon 25 vs Card Room Green 79

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Farrow and Ball Card Room Green 79Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 27%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Pigeon 25 vs Evergreen Fog SW 9130

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Sherwin Williams Evergreen Fog SW 9130Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 30.4%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Pigeon 25 vs Treron 292

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Farrow and Ball Treron 292Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 24.86%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color pairings

Pigeon 25 vs Shaded White 201

Farrow and Ball Pigeon 25 vs Farrow and Ball Shaded White 201Open Pigeon 25
LRV: 50.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 64.44%
Light color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Pigeon

Pigeon 25 has an LRV of 50.6% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 50.60% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

Color codes

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HEX#a1a093copy color code
RGB Decimal161, 160, 147copy color code
RGB Percent63.14%, 62.75%, 57.65%copy color code
HSVHue: 56° Saturation: 8.7% Value: 63.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(56, 7, 60)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.62 Yellow: 8.7 Key: 36.86copy color code
YIQY: 158.817 I: 4.773 Q: -3.834copy color code
XYZX: 32.534 Y: 34.825 Z: 32.604copy color code
CIE LabL:65.613 a:-2.018 b:6.908copy color code
CIE LuvL:65.613 u:1.308 v:10.105copy color code
Decimal10592403copy color code
Hunter lab59.013, -4.865, 8.552copy color code