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Yukutori

Yukutori meaning birds flying away in a group; is a simple design taken from a mid-twentieth century Japanese pen and ink drawing. Available in 5 colourways.

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Down Pipe

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Ease of application This paint is always easy to apply and I love the dark tones of this shade. Perfect. 30 November 2014
Difficult to cover Dark colour which needed 3/4 coats to achieve good results. Dramatic colour. 11 November 2014
Down Pipe Floor Paint is not the same color I LOVE F&B estate emulsion, but was disappointed when I bought floor paint in Down Pipe to carry the color from my kitchen/mudroom into another room. The color is lighter on the floor paint, even with multiple coats. It just is not the same color. If I had known it wasn't the same color, I would have bought regular floor paint and not paid $100 for this. 11 November 2014
Expensive and troublesome. I bought this paint after a year of planning a refurb of my home. My east facing palour is quite dark and having read reviews I thought, go with it, go darker. How I wish I never. Despite being one of my favourite colours I have ever seen, this paint was nothing but trouble. I have painted my home all my life and have never had trouble like this. I was painting on good walls, light in colour. The coverage was extremely poor. The paint was thick and dried too fast, despite it being a cool day. Streak after streak appeared and reappeared after another coat. I started to think I was going mad, it seemed to be moving the light paint around underneath, leaving me with streaks of natural calico!! In the end I watered it down and tried again, coverage was better but still patchy. I am sat here now having spent 9 hours again today painting around 30m2 and can't help feel disappointed. What a shame. I had big hopes that, like other reviews I have read, it would "transform" my dark room. Really wish I had stuck to a brand I knew. Sorry F&B but I won't be buying again. Very, very disappointing. 28 October 2014
Fantastic Fabulous period colour with lots of depth and wow factor. My bedroom looks amazing! 22 October 2014
Hidden away We used this colour to 'hide' the Kentish wooden cladding on the outside of an old granary and the two metal doors and aluminium end of an old barn.They now all look suitably 'hidden' but 'warm'. The colour varies a lot in the sunlight -from grey to silver to greenish grey but is never obtrusive.A great way to hide 'eyesores' in a mainly 'brick ' environment. 21 October 2014
Deep, inky colour I used Down Pipe in my fairly gloomy sitting room and it has transformed the room into an intense and interesting space, where the walls seem to 'disappear' and the colours of furniture and accessories really pops. In a darker space it becomes a colour closer to black on dull days and with a strong deep grey with slightly green notes in sunlight. It took several coats of paint to completely cover the pale walls, but the result is an intense, highly pigmented colour that is very superior to ordinary paints. 06 October 2014
Absolutely love this Did the front door in this paint, thought it may look a bit like primer but it really doesn't. Good solid colour. Has been admired by the neighbours. 02 October 2014
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A colour which imitates lead on exterior ironwork and helps lose plumbing against brickwork. Dark Tones undercoat.

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