Tag : Duresco

The Charlton Works
Apr 7th, 2012 | | History | Paint Technical | 3 Comments

Orr’s Zinc White

John Bryson Orr (1840-1933) Inventor of Orr's Zinc White John Bryson Orr had devoted himself to the search for a satisfactory white pigment and a sound practical method of producing it commercially. Nearing...

Duresco Colour Card
Nov 7th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Paint Technical | 14 Comments

Duresco – King of Water Paints

Duresco - the King of Water Paints "DURESCO on your Walls will bring DIGNITY, FRESHNESS and BEAUTY to your Home". At the very beginning of the twentieth century it was announced that: The Guildhall, London...

May 10th, 2009 | | Paint Technical | 30 Comments

The Problem with "Distemper"

Having been involved with Historical and Traditional colours for many years, we are frequently asked for advice on traditional paint.Every day my team and I at Papers and Paints see confusion amongst members...