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Farrow & Ball St Giles Blue shelfie

Hello from #shelfieSunday I’ve got celestial sky blue on my mind (remembering last week’s ‘false spring’ – false or not, wasn’t it divine?!) so it seems only right to give you a @farrowandball St Giles Blue #shelfie today. I love how the rich sky blue showcases the whispering shell pink and the hard softness of […]

How to decorate with Dulux Spiced Honey…if you don’t like brown

A childhood of being dressed in ‘autumn’ colours and living in a beige-coloured house was enough to give me a lifetime-and-a-half of neutrals. But with Dulux recently announcing that Spiced Honey is its 2019 Colour of the Year, I’ve been wondering if it’s time to challenge my own prejudices… Why I don’t like brown interiors One […]

Memories of mixing school powder paint

When I was at primary school, if you were really well-behaved you got to mix the paints. They came in big silver cuboid tins and the teacher would go along with a spoon, levering the lids off, one by one. They were powder paints and the colours would virtually leap out of the cans as […]

Farrow & Ball’s Joa Studholme: My Colourful World

As in-house colour specialist at paint company Farrow & Ball, Joa Studholme has the awesome job of developing (and naming) new colours. She is also works across the globe as the company’s international colour consultant and is author of Farrow & Ball’s ‘How To Decorate’ (with Charlotte Cosby). Here, she gives The Colour File some […]