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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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Incarnadine 4.4 5 8 8
Good paint My 14 year old daughter chose this paint for her room. Not available in any store but easy to order online. Only a couple of days to deliver. Great colour and sheen from this paint. September 7, 2014
Gorgeous color but too shiny I have repainted my whole house using F&B colors. I have a small child so I was advised to use modern emulsion rather than estate emulsion. In the other rooms/colors I am really happy with the result, it looks beautiful. I have just painted my living room in Incarnadine and I have to say I am really disappointed. I love the color, but the sheen is too strong. To be honest I won't be able to live with it. I think I will have to apply one more coat in a mat finish. I don't quite understand because I already painted 5 other rooms with modern emulsion and it looks great. July 11, 2014
lovely but not right for application Rather than "rate" the color. I chose not to use it in a room with a North East exposure on the planned 4 walls because of the terra cotta color that underlays the red resulting in a drabness grayed by the natural light. this is not a criticism of the color just a description of it's unsuitableness for the current application. i chose a brighter color from a different manufacturer. with respect. Janet February 18, 2014
gorgeous colour, like a chinese red lacquer I painted an antique chest of drawers in the high-gloss. It was a challenge to get the smooth piano-like finish I desired, especially with the water-based paint. The oil finishes flowed much better, and the paint seemed to melt into itself. The new finish dries very quickly and I ended up using an extender and at least 5 or 6 coats to get the finish I was happy with. Not for the impatient, but the end result is well worth it. An expensive top-quality brush helped achieve my goal. August 15, 2013
A beautiful strong colour, warm at dusk and glowing at other times... Incarnadine is a beautiful strong colour, warm at dusk and glowing at other times. Painted on a "feature" wall in my old French farmhouse living-room and staircase, against which the old oak stair climbs. The wall was a type of 'Snowcem' exterior finish so my painter was swearing #in French# but 2 coats covered it beautifully #even if he did have to scrape out the sample tin to finish#. I hope it will last long as I am much enjoying it. June 11, 2013
Rich. strong, embracing colour Love Farrow and Ball paint. The bold choice of Incarnadine has completely transformed my dining room and makes me feel like I am wrapped in a cuddle of chocolate box warmth. November 2, 2012
Modern or Estate Emulsion, think carefully! I painted my hall using Modern Emulsion as suggested by F & B. Unfortunately in a confined space like a hall with mainly artificial lighting the sheen coming off the walls was very pronounced and unattractive. I am reliably told by F & B that the sheen shows up more with darker colours. I wish i had known this before I started. Anyway, couldn't live with it so repainted the whole hall again using the Estate Emulsion which has a lovely depth of colour and no noticeable sheen. Modern Emulsion, in my opinion, does look excellent in bigger spaces and with down lighters where the walls are not so illuminated, such as a bathroom or kitchen, just not for me a hall. You live and you learn. October 23, 2012
Lovely rich deep red Used it on two walls in my lounge with Wimborne White contrasting on another two walls, and plain white ceiling, with bare stripped wood skirting boards. I painted a radiator in Wimborne White which is situated on one of the walls where the red is so it looks great as a contrast too. It has also made a lovely canvas for my pictures which are framed in antique gold. It's a lovely rich warming red but not too bright and goes great with the Wimborne white as recommended by Farrow and Ball's colour combining suggestions. I considered Eating Room Red as I had used that before in a previous house and liked it a lot but I do prefer the Incarnadine and so glad I choose it instead. My lounge looks classy and so warm and snug! June 22, 2012
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A rich crimson red, similar to the red gloss paint used by the late David Hicks at Barons Court in the 1970s. Red & Warm Tones Undercoat.

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