Category : Colour Services

The Problem
May 19th, 2009 | | Colour Services | No Comments

The Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle

Background English Heritage has recently re-created one of the greatest gardens of the Elizabethan age in the grounds of Kenilworth Castle, in Warwickshire. The original garden was built by Robert Dudley, Earl...

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Geffrye Museum - Chapel
Apr 18th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

Paint Sampling at the Geffrye Museum

Background The Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch, East London, is the only museum in the United Kingdom to specialise in the history of the domestic interiors of the urban middle classes. It is situated in the...

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PRB Triptych
Apr 11th, 2009 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

Colour Surveys

Colour Match of a stippled surface in Wilton House As many will know, Papers and Paints have been colour-matching objects brought to the shop for most of our sixty years. Typically these take the form of flakes...

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Mar 23rd, 2009 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

The King’s Beasts

Background Many passers-by have wondered why we recently had a collection of brightly-painted mythical creatures in the window of Papers and Paints, my paint shop in Chelsea. The reason (inevitably) is...

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Mar 20th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

A View from the Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of the most famous bridges in the world and one of London's most recognisable landmarks. As part of the recent £4million programme to revitalise the bridge Papers and Paints were asked to...

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