Little Greene and Paint and Paper Library

We are pleased to announce that we are now stockists of Little Greene and Paint & Paper Library!

Little Greene date back to 1773 and use over 300 years of historical references to create the very best paint and wallpaper. Using authentic  colours and designs inspired by fundamental periods of design ranging from the 17th to late 20th century, they are quickly gaining a reputation as one of the best paint brands available. They are also the only British manufacturer still producing a entire range of traditional and modern paints.

Using extensive research in collaboration with English Heritage, Little Greene has developed an extensive colour range featuring authentic period colours and colours for a more contemporary home. Some of the more popular colours include:

French Grey, an authentic grey from the Victorian era and is part of the colour scale range, providing a scale of light to dark variants of the original colour.

Portland Stone, a colour developed in the early 19th century to match original Portland Stone and was used to paint an entire street of Central London Victorian town houses.

Hick’s Blue, a colour from the 1960’s, first used by David Hicks in the London Telecom Tower restaurant in 1962.

By using the finest  natural, organic and safe-synthetic pigments, the Little Greene paints have a fantastic depth of colour and are environmentally friendly. Their water based paints exceed all legalisation on VOCs and their oil based paints are formulated to use naturally occurring vegetable oils.

 

Paint & Paper Library, founded by interior designer David Oliver over twenty years ago. Manufactured in the UK, the brand provides a distinguished palette of 180 unique colours and is found in some of the most prestigious properties around the world.

The Paint & Paper Library colours can be split into two classes; original and architectural. The original colour palette is made up of 85 individual shades, inspired by historical, traditional and contemporary interiors. The architectural colours comprise of a colour-by-number system of 95 graduated shades. Each colour is numbered I,II,III,IV or V according to it’s tonal weight.

The colours are available in two water-based emulsion finishes for interior walls, a water based eggshell for interior woodwork and an oil based eggshell and gloss for interior and exterior use on woodwork, metalwork and conventional radiators.