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Dulux choose a denim Blue as Colour Of The Year 2017

Dulux choose a denim Blue as Colour Of The Year 2017

We are huge fans of blue at colourandpaint.com (we have 40 different hues!). So we are delighted to see that Dulux has nominated “Denim Drift” as their colour of the year.  So why blue for 2017? ‘Blue is the colour of life; it is the clothes we wear, the sky we gaze at and the water that revitalises us,’ say Dulux.’Blue has been, and will continue to be, a constant in every aspect of our lives. From the deepest ink blue, to the palest misty blue, this colour spans every spectrum of life; it is a royal colour, but it is also used […]








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Designer Paint Promotion with House Beautiful

Designer Paint Promotion with House Beautiful

We are delighted to collaborate with interior design experts House Beautiful and Mrs & Mrs Smith to promote their designer paint collection for Summer / Autumn 2015. Best known for its hand-picked collection of boutique and luxury hotels around the world, Mr & Mrs Smith has ventured into interiors with a range of 28 hand-picked paint shades. Designed to bring the light and feel of gorgeous locations into your home, the colours have been collated into three easy-to-combine palettes called Coast, City and Country. Each palette of eight shades is designed to work together, giving you the confidence to create beautiful colour schemes. With an innovative twist, instead of […]








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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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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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Choosing Paint Colours

Choosing Paint Colours

Choosing paint colours for your home can be challenging so having some understanding of colour theory and which colours work well together is a real help. You can combine any set of colours together according to personal taste – there are no absolute rules. However you may find our colour wheel helpful in trying out colour schemes and design ideas. It helps to show how the primary colours of red, blue and yellow can be combined with secondary and tertiary colours to create a variety of room layouts. Colour Theory, Colour Mixing, and the Colour Wheel: The Colour wheel offers the […]








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Living with colour

Living with colour

Living with colour: We live in a colourful world. You only have to look at nature to see this and how we have evolved to feel comfortable surrounded by many colours. This is evident with our love of natural sunshine, containing the full spectrum of colour vibrations, making us feel good, both mentally and physically. Colour is emotive, intuitive and it’s personal. The home is an extension of the self, whether that is a need to conform to society’s perceived expectations, religiously following the trends or creating a home that reflects our own personal taste. Given we spend so much time in […]








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