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Archrome C&R
Nov 5th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | 4 Comments

Archrome (Munsell) Colour Range

Archrome (Munsell) Colour Card - with thanks to Colin Mitchell-Rose The end of the Second World War saw a number of ‘satellite’ new towns develop to the north and east of London – in Hertfordshire1 and Essex...

Royal Festival Hall
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

The Colourful Past of the Royal Festival Hall

An account of the project can be seen here. Papers and Paints can be found here: View Larger...

Festival Hall - not CC - replace
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Institutions | Recent projects | No Comments

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London

Far from being a brilliant white, paint analysis established that the surfaces in the foyer were painted in a very sophisticated manner in 1951. A deep red, a pale dull green and a dark brown were originally...

10 Downing Street
Jul 6th, 2009 | | Paint Technical | 2 Comments

Some Thoughts on Front Doors (part 1)

Introduction Paint is used on external surfaces to provide: Protection, Decoration, or Identification …and very often it serves at least two out of three of these functions. Here it could be argued that all...