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Tourbillon is taken from the Ducharne studio which created designs for some of the most famous couture houses in France from the 1920s to 1960s. The paper is composed of segmented circles which blend to give a graphic look.


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Really makes the house stand out. We bought this colour to repaint the exterior of our mid-victorian farmhouse after we moved in 6 years ago as it had been painted white which had faded and looked dirty. The result was fabulous and has made the house stand out in its surroundings and we had so many positive comments from neighbours and villagers. Our decorator was also very impressed with the way the paint covered as he had never used Farrow and Ball exterior paints before. We have just bought more of the Hay as my parents have moved up to live with us and had an extension built to create their annexe and it was interesting to see how little the original paintwork had faded. Worth every penny! June 21, 2014
Pleased with result Total change of style, this product has excellent covering quality, and was a pleasure to use. August 8, 2013
A calming and mellow transformation Selecting colour for our living room was never going to be easy because of the shade of carpet. Our choice of Hay turned out to perfect and has transformed the room into calm and mellow elegance. My only criticism is that, despite application of a light undercoat, it took three coats to obtain the perfect finish. That said, it is a perfect finish. July 29, 2013
A warm sophisticated colour that's happy with old and new furnishings I have used F&B colours for years now and have never been disappointed. Hay is a particular favourite and I have used it in 3 properties. I now use it as a base coat with a stripe of Cat's Paw in glaze over it. Everyone thinks it's wall paper and that I spent fortune! I will, no doubt, repeat this combination in the next property. Thank you F&B. July 9, 2013
Hay No 17 Estate Emulsion Lovely warm colour which I used in a North facing room. April 7, 2013
Lasts and lasts 20 years ago I painted estate emulsion Hay throughout my new extension. The colour stayed on and remained true. I was amazed when I overcoated it prior to selling the house last year that the colour was the same and it just brightened the dusty corners. An excellent paint. Thank you. March 10, 2013
Warm and cosy Always find these pots worthwhile to achieve the exact colour selection, but do think they are maybe a little expensive. I liked Hay, but decided on Cream because my lounge is dark at one end and I needed a colour with strong light reflection. I'll keep my Hay sample though, and one day will no doubt consider it for a different room. September 17, 2012
Beware of Green undertones My house has 3 main rooms that are visible to each other: living room, dining room, and vaulted entry/stairwell. I painted the dining room India Yellow and the living room Straw. These colors are working well together. The F&B website offered Hay as a companion to both. I tried it in the brightly lit stairwell but the green undertones of Hay worked against the India Yellow, which is itself very strong and demanding. Perhaps Hay might work as a trim. But beware and test all colors first in a full day of changing light. September 8, 2012
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A bright but not excessively 'hot' yellow. An early 19th century colour.

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