Tag : John Fowler

16 Lord North Street
Nov 13th, 2015 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Lord North Street

Lord North Street is a short street of Georgian terraced housing running between Smith Square and Great Peter Street in Westminster. It forms part of an exceptionally well preserved enclave of early eighteenth...

Caspar Grey
Oct 30th, 2011 | | Aesthetics | Colour Ranges | 7 Comments

The Perfect Grey (or is it “Gray”?)

A sequence of very pale Pure greys produced by Papers and Paints (SC371-SC375). The sequence continues in gradual steps to off-black It is generally accepted that "Grey" is the English spelling for an achromatic or...

Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the analysis of the copperas wash on the exterior and the paint on the surfaces within the staircase hall
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust | No Comments

Basildon Park, Berkshire

Basildon Park was built by John Carr of York for Sir Francis Sykes between 1776 and 1783. It is a beautifully balanced building of warm Bath stone consisting of a main central block joined to individual pavilions by...

Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of the paint in the Great Conservatory
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Syon House

In the 18th century, Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, commissioned architect and interior designer Robert Adam and landscape designer Lancelot "Capability" Brown to redesign the house and estate. Work began...

Nov 26th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments


Albany was built between 1770-1774 by Sir William Chambers for Viscount Melbourne, as Melbourne House. It is a three-storey mansion seven bays wide, with a pair of service wings flanking a front courtyard. In...

John Fowler: The Invention of the Country-House Style
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

John Fowler – Inspired by the Past?

John Fowler - Inspired by the Past? by Patrick Baty Papers and Paints can be found...

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...