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Yukutori meaning birds flying away in a group; is a simple design taken from a mid-twentieth century Japanese pen and ink drawing. Available in 5 colourways.


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Purbeck Stone

No. 275  

Purbeck Stone 4.7 5 12 12
Water Based Paint I went to great lengths to purchase this paint for my home office. I wanted an eggshell sheen and a durable finish to paint a large l-shaped desk top that I made myself. None of my local shops stocked this colour in eggshell finish, so I ordered online and had to pay postage. I was very disappointed when it came to find that it was water based and not oil based, which I have not experienced before with F&B. Since I had already primed and undercoated the desk in several layers of high quality oil based paint, the paint was no good for my application so it sits unused in the shed. Because of the amount of time that had elapsed, I went out same day to buy a colour-matched equivalent elsewhere. Really disappointing, because I love F&B paint. September 25, 2014
Splendid Lovely low odour paint in a beautiful soft neutral grey colour. Recommended. September 16, 2014
Customers like the colours but quality is lacking I'm a decorator of 14 years experience, and am often asked to use Farrow and Ball colours - my customers love them! The very soft matt finish also gives the colours good depth. However I find that they are lacking in coverage and take at least 3 coats to cover even a moderate colour or even tonal change. This takes extra time and paint - making the jobs more time consuming and expensive than they need to be. I use quality brushes and rollers and do not have this problem with other mainstream paint ranges. I am aware that F&B recommend primers under their emulsions, but at £63 for 5l I think they should be able to stand on their own two feet! Again, I am not aware of other brands who say this is necessary unless you are making an extreme colour change. September 2, 2014
lovely warm grey Goes on like cream, looks great in my Lounge as a feature wall. Other 3 walls are in Slipper satin. The grey is a lovely warm colour. August 4, 2014
A lovely new subtle colour I love this colour as it has the ability to tone with so many others. May 15, 2014
Good quality colour! Very pleased with the finish. Expensive but worth it. May 13, 2014
Amazing grey with putty undertones We've recently painted the hallway of our victorian house in this. It looks grey in some areas and putty like upstairs against an oatmeal carpet but grey downstairs against the tiled hall. I thought it might be too dark when I tried the tester but really pleased we went for this over skimming stone. I found ammonite, blackened and Cornforth white all had blue undertones in our hallway but this had none. We've also used this on the woodwork in the sitting room against the walls in stiffkey blue. The woodwork paint looks a much lighter grey than the walls and against the blue is a definite grey with no putty at all. The two rooms link really well. April 29, 2014
Beautiful Colour I bought this paint for the walls & woodwork of an L shaped kitchen dining room that faces S/SW. I didn't buy a sample pot so took a risk with the colour. When I put a few brush strokes here and there around the room I thought that I had made a huge mistake and that it would be too dark. However, it is not, it changes colour throughout the day light grey to stone and in the falling light it becomes a very cosy soft colour. It really is a beautiful colour and I would recommend it for any dining room. I have painted the ceiling and the picture rail to the ceiling in a brilliant white. March 1, 2014
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A stronger neutral which resembles the stone found in the Isle of Purbeck. Works perfectly with Ammonite™ and Cornforth White.

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