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Monthly Archives April 2014

Choosing Paint Colours: David Mach RA talks to Colour & Paint

Choosing Paint Colours: David Mach RA talks to Colour & Paint

Paint Colours: David Mach RA tells Colour & Paint about what influences his work and how he choose his paint colours for the Royal Academy of Arts paint range. David is a sculptor and collage maker extraordinaire, using found materials and everyday industrial items to amazing effect. He also tells a very good story… View David’s colour collection here: David Mach RA Paint collection Watch our interview with him below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3








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Choosing paint colours. Ken Howard OBE RA talks to Colour & Paint

Choosing paint colours. Ken Howard OBE RA talks to Colour & Paint

Choosing paint colours: Ken Howard OBE, RA, talks to the Colour & Paint team about choosing colours for his collection as part of the launch of the Royal Academy of Arts Paint range. Ken, known as “The Last Impressionist” waxes lyrical about Venice, where he has a studio, and the importance of light and shade in his paintings and how that has influenced his choice of colours for the range (view Ken’s colour collection here). This  is a really fascinating interview with a genuine master of colour and was an enormous pleasure for us to be part of. The interview is in three sections below. […]








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ES Magazine features top paint shades for Spring 2014

ES Magazine features top paint shades for Spring 2014

We are honoured to have not one but TWO of our paint brands feature in today’s edition of ES Magazine in their spring 2014 photo feature: Get The Painters In. The colours selected by the ES Interiors team are bold and fresh in line with this spring’s colour trends: the delicious reddy orange Medina Wall from the Mr & Mrs Smith – At Home Collection and the cooling turquoise sea blue  Harbour Head from the recently launched Original Colours of New England collection from The Nantucket Trading Company. Colour & Paint is a new business dedicated to making it easier for home […]








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Royal Academy of Arts launches the ultimate designer paint collection

Royal Academy of Arts launches the ultimate designer paint collection

The Royal Academy of Arts has taken its first step into the world of interiors by launching the ultimate designer paint range in partnership with Colour & Paint. The RA paint collection is unique as it has been put together with RA academicians and curators taking art as its inspiration. The palette has 56 shades and is as diverse as the styles of the artists themselves: Ken Howard OBE RA’s selection is inspired by his paintings of Venice and draws upon is palette of greys and blues with highlights of yellow and red that he uses to recreate the tones and hues […]








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