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Samphire

The perfect celebration of this delicate, wild plant, that thrives on our British coastline. Available in 5 colourways.

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Down Pipe

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Down Pipe 4.7 5 41 41
Lovely Colour I've just painted my front door with Down Pipe and I love it. It is a lovely slate colour that changes with the light, sometimes looking nearly black, sometimes looking a little green. As with all F&B paint, it goes on so easy. Once again, I'm happy with my choice of F&B!! 06 August 2014
Great colour. Easy to apply. Our floor looks awesome! I was a bit worried about painting my floorboards grey but love the results. The colour had plenty of depth and changes depending on the light. So far after about 2 weeks the floor paint seems to be wearing really well. 05 August 2014
wonderful tone I have chosen this colour for the wooden bar counter and the woodwork in my restaurant. I couldn't be happier, it beautifully complements the elephant bteath and the skimming stone on my walls. Once again a great quality versatile product from farrow and ball. 24 July 2014
Great depth of colour. I purchased 'downpipe' exterior and decided against the colour for external paintwork and instead painted my headboard (timber). The depth of colour is amazing and changes in different light and at times takes on a steely blue hue. I decided to paint the wardrobe doors (mdf) and ordered the interior eggshell. Whilst the colour was the same I felt the paint properties differed. If I applied two coats on the same day it felt sticky. For me the best results were achieved leaving 24 hours between coats. I have used Farrow & Ball for many years and for me this colour is a firm favourite, it takes the ordinary everyday items and propels it into a different class. 17 July 2014
This makes a real statement This we used in our hall way with pointing white for the woodwork it makes a very dramatic and eye catching entrance colour. Overall it adds real drama and depth to the space highly recommend. 15 July 2014
Has given my kitchen the Wow factor!! Painted part of the kitchen in down pipe and the rest in cabbage white. Fabulous !!! 06 July 2014
excellent product This is an excellent paint it spreads well gives a brilliant result and is well worth buying. 29 June 2014
Room transforming colour! Used in kitchen diner against cream oak kitchen and wooden work tops. Were concerned it would be too dark versus the current sage green but delighted we went for it! the results have transformed the room! 22 June 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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This hard-wearing paint has a classic eggshell finish and is an ideal way of treating timber or concrete floors. Suitable for use in virtually every area of the house, from hallways to kitchens, bathrooms, utility rooms, playrooms and offices. This is a water based finish. This low odour paint has a dead flat finish. Suitable for interior woodwork, plaster and metal where a very matt finish is required. Not suitable for use in kitchens, bathrooms, on furniture or areas of heavy wear. This is a water based finish. This low sheen, high performance wall and ceiling paint is ideal for use in kitchens, bathrooms, children's rooms, hallways and other areas of high usage. This is a water based finish. A simple, traditional distemper bound with natural resins to create a flat powdery finish. It allows ceilings to breathe and can be used on fine plasterwork to enhance detailing. Not available in all colours. This is a water based finish. A high quality matt emulsion designed for use throughout the house on ceilings and walls. The chalky matt finish has unrivalled depth of colour and defines the Farrow & Ball look. This is a water based finish. For use on limestone, lime renders and plasters as well as wattle and daub. Not available in all colours. This is a water based finish. An extremely durable eggshell finish which is ideal for all interior woodwork and metal including radiators. It provides a tough, washable and easily maintained surface and is an excellent complement to our Estate Emulsion and Modern Emulsion. This is a water based finish. Flexible and durable, this water based eggshell has good water shedding properties yet allows wood to breathe. For exterior use on wood and metal surfaces, including doors, window frames, cladding, barge boards, railing and gates, guttering and garden furniture. This is a water based finish. Suitable for interior plaster walls and ceilings. This paint has excellent covering power and breathes well. This is a traditional paint and though easy to apply requires some specialist understanding to achieve the best results. This is a water based finish. A traditional high gloss finish which is suitable for both interior and exterior wood and metalwork. No longer restricted to front doors and woodwork, it can also be used for dramatic effect on ceilings and walls. This is a water based finish. This finish has the hallmark Farrow & Ball mattness coupled with exceptional durability. Extremely tough and hard-wearing, it can be used on all masonry surfaces. Not available in all colours. This is a water based finish. Your paint finish choice has been saved.

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