Category Archives: Colour

Colour Launch: Preview Nine New Paint Shades from Farrow & Ball

September 20, 2018

School House White No.291, New Farrow & Ball Paint colours 2018
Once every two years something rather exciting happens in the paint calendar – I know, I know, a paint calendar may sound a little insane but bear with me as I pretty much set my watch by it! Today, in a few hours time, Farrow and Ball will launch their set of nine new paint shades to the lexicon of just over 230 modern paint colours that they offer. Read More

Farrow & Ball: The Search for Real Homes to Feature in Digital Book

August 5, 2017

Hague blue metro tiles brass fittings bathroom

Image: Design Soda

Just a quick post today, when this dropped into my inbox, from Farrow & Ball’s press team last week, I thought that it was something that my fellow colour-loving readers would be interested in.Read More


Colour | The New Neutrals – Taupe, Greige and Clay

July 26, 2017

Colour The New Neutrals - Taupe, Greige and Clay, plaster Gubi

Image: Gubi via Elle Decoration, Sweden


Sometimes life is a bit surreal, right? As I was sitting down to write this piece on the sofa last night, being motivated by the decision to re-paint the upstairs hallway, a shot of our downstairs hallway popped up on the telly on the new Channel Four craft show,Read More


Choosing The Worlds Favourite Colour

April 24, 2017

G F Smith The Worlds Favourite Colour

Image: Design Soda


What’s your favourite colour? When was the last time someone asked you this? I know, past high school dating games in girls magazines I’m not sure I’ve thought about this or considered it important for over twenty years. Which is odd as I am a pretty colour obsessed person. But committing to just one? That sounds like an awfully big commitment to me. Far bigger than who you choose to spend your life with say! Happily, for those of you that are slightly more balanced than I, somebody does want to ask you this. G.F Smith who have been manufacturing quality paper of all colours and hue since 1885, along with Colourplan, are trying to ascertain what the worlds favourite colour is. Read More


Colour: Farrow & Ball’s shades of 2017 (and how to use them in your home)

March 10, 2017

Farrow and Ball colour forecast 2017 Studio Green

Image: Farrow & Ball


Walking along the road from Parsons Green station yesterday, passing my old school, which I haven’t seen for 18 years, I was struck for the first time not by feelings of panic, dread or rebellion (though I’m sure they’re buried there somewhere) but by how much I had enjoyedRead More