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A modern Georgian colour palette

A modern Georgian colour palette

We are frequently asked about which modern colours work best in period properties, that create an authentic feel but do not slavishly follow the prescribed period colour palette. Creating a comfortable mix of old and new can be challenging so we asked interior designer Yasmin Chopin for her take on the subject. From a derelict barn to a grade II Listed Georgian townhouse Yasmin is no stranger to property renovation and development having bought and sold many houses and learning from each adventure. She says: Having owned a Georgian* style townhouse I understand the enormous responsibility that comes with a period property. Whether or […]








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Warehouse Home features designer paint from Colourandpaint.com collections

Warehouse Home features designer paint from Colourandpaint.com collections

Warehouse Home has chosen to feature paint shades from our designer paint collections. Editor and founder Sophie Bush has created a masterpiece of interior style publishing which just gets better and better with every edition. In this one she explores materials and colours to create a really cool loft style interior. Sophie says she chose these shades to soften an otherwise industrial interior scheme that contains concrete features. Read the article here: Warehouse Home edition 4 Sophie’s loft style colour palette is  comprised of: Miami Deco by Mr & Mrs Smith – At Home. A classic pastel inspired by South Beach’s architectural district, […]








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Zandra Rhodes’ apartment is a riot of colour says ES Magazine.

Zandra Rhodes’ apartment is a riot of colour says ES Magazine.

ES Magazine, one of our favourite publications along with sister paper The Evening Standard (I’m still amazed that publications of this quality are free) is always a great source of interior design inspiration. In today’s edition commissioning interiors editor Dee Acharya takes a look at Sandra Rhodes Bermondsey apartment and not surprisingly, it is a riot of colour. Dee describes Dame Zandra’s style as “maximalist” as every surface is covered in collections of some sort from stones and crystals from the Atlas Mountains to Carol McNicol ceramics. The walls are citrus and the Amtico venial flooring is is hot-pink. In the article […]








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Pantone’s Colour of The Year is Pink (with a dash of blue)

Pantone’s Colour of The Year is Pink (with a dash of blue)

Pantone have made their choice for colour of the year and have settled upon Rose Quartz (that’s pink to you and I) and have for the first time have blended it with Serenity (that’s a nice, soft blue). Leatrice Wiseman of the Pantone Color Institute describes the combination: “Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace.” Our interior design collaborator Yasmin Chopin has this to say: “Having long been referred to as a feminine colour chosen […]








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Designer Paint Colour Cards

Designer Paint Colour Cards

Colour & Paint offers over 190 unique designer paint colours to choose from.  To request your free colour charts from: Liberty Art Fabrics Paint, Mr & Mrs Smith – At Home, Royal Academy of Arts & The Nantucket Trading Company* please click the button below to provide your delivery details: Return to Colour & Paint home page All of our paint collections are supported by the unique iPatch home colour testing system. The iPatch is real paint on a low-tack backing sheet to try at home without the mess of tester pots to ensure an accurate match to your colour […]








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Colour trends for 2015 from a world leader in coatings

Colour trends for 2015 from a world leader in coatings

For the last twelve years AkzoNobel, one of the worlds biggest colour and coatings manufacturers, has compiled an anual colour trend forecast. Always engaging, it applies trends and insights from across the world to develop colour stories and predictions as to what colours we will be painting our homes and workspaces in the coming year and delivers their view on what will be the colour of the year for 2015, an orange / copper tone and its five supporting themes. Whilst all forecasts should be treated as just that; a best guess, it is very interesting to see the processes […]








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