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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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Rectory Red

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Rectory Red 4.4 5 27 27
Stunning, but take care ! This is a stunning dark red colour, ideal for a feature wall. But be careful while using it. It is strongly pigmented, and splashes on clothes, furniture etc may leave a permanent stain. November 20, 2014
Good paint Gorgeous texture to the paint, easy to use and produces a lovely deep colour only one coat required when using the house white. November 12, 2014
Another perfect paint Another amazing colour from F&B. I paint A LOT and whenever I chose a cheaper paint I am always disappointed - particularly when it comes to ease of application. F&B paints are always a delight to paint with.. easy and great coverage. Some reviews here that say the paint is 'pink', 'pinker than expected', 'bordering on cerise'. I almost didn't purchase because of this but decided to go with my past experiences and gut. The result is a beautiful deep red - perfect for my kitchen. Yes, on opening the tin the colour has a pink hue and of course the first application is misleading, but you expect this. The initial coat darkened on drying (but still at this point I knew it would be right). The second coat gave the colour I wanted and expected.. In fact looking at the swatch above and my wall it's pretty much on the money! Another F&B hit.. Please don't be put off. One other point - cleaning up after can be a horrible affair with red paint but this washed out of everything with ease and didn't stain.. an added bonus! October 23, 2014
Nice product, wrong colour The paint itself was fine but the colour was really not what I was expecting. Having spent a lot of time and effort looking at samples, colour charts and tester pots, I was not expecting Rectory Red to become strawberry pink on my front door. Even after drying and two coats, I had to buy another colour entirely to achieve the rich red I was anticipating.... not from Farrow & Ball ...and I will now be very wary in future. What a huge and costly disappointment. September 10, 2014
Nice paint - beware of colour Whilst the paint was quite nice and easy to apply, the colour is not red, but deep pink!! Unfortunately, I have had to purchase another paint as I do not want a pink front door. Another point is the finish is very matt, making it look a little bit like a primer. All together, disappointing and an expensive mistake. August 21, 2014
A lovely warm red Excellent paint as always, good coverage and hard wearing. June 4, 2014
great product My hallway looks great in the Rectory Red - Also I can wipe it clean when my dogs come back from a muddy walk! March 7, 2014
Beautiful More burgundy than red. Builder gasped and decorater sniggerd when I said I wanted a red kitchen. Builder said he'd got to hand it to me, as it was fantastic. February 19, 2014
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Vermillion, as in Blazer, red was often made cheaper by the addition of red lead which blackens with age, so changing the colour to Rectory Red. Red & Warm Tones undercoat.

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