Cook's Blue

No.237

A vibrant blue

Cook’s Blue was inspired by the rich and poignant finish in the cook’s closet at Calke Abbey where the walls had been untouched for many decades. This bright and deeply pigmented colour is perfect for use both in kitchens and exterior eating areas, as this vibrant tone is said to deter flies! But it is perfectly at home anywhere in the house. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: All White

Cook's Blue is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 38.
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

Inspiration
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Bookcase in Cook's Blue
Bookcase in Cook's Blue
Kitchen Diner
Kitchen Diner
Living Room In String and Cook's Blue
Living Room In String and Cook's Blue
Maison de vacances
Maison de vacances
Maison de vacances
Maison de vacances
Cooks Blue windows and doors
Cooks Blue windows and doors
Cooks blue in garden
Cooks blue in garden
Kitchen
Kitchen
Bedroom makeover!
Bedroom makeover!
Freshly painted bathroom!
Freshly painted bathroom!
Antique Wall Shelf in Cooks Blue
Antique Wall Shelf in Cooks Blue
Cottage Chairs in Cooks Blue and Radicchio
Cottage Chairs in Cooks Blue and Radicchio
Bathroom on a budget!
Bathroom on a budget!
children's bedroom
children's bedroom
Island Colour Choice
Island Colour Choice
Coastal cottage door
Coastal cottage door
Cook's Blue Childrens Playroom
Cook's Blue Childrens Playroom
A perfect match - Cook's Blue
A perfect match - Cook's Blue
ECO-FRIENDLY AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


QUALITY FINISHES

Every one of our paint colours is available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.


Corrosive icon Harmful icon 

Limewash: Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Exterior Eggshell and Exterior Masonry: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

All other finishes: Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good match. I bought this to paint two picture frames to compliment my newly installed Cooks Blue painted kitchen units. Although not quite the same I added a little of the touch up paint I’d had left after the kitchen installation and it helped to soften the colour. Look a good match.
Date published: 2020-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I have never brought anything from farrow and Ball I do not like. Everything is amazing. My whole house is painted in their colours.
Date published: 2020-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this paint Bought last month while in lockdown. Used to paint my shed that my husband had built me. Great paint lovely colour.
Date published: 2020-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely complementing blues I chose Lulworth Blue for the main room colour and Cook's Blue for the accent on the chimney breast. They create a lovely restful and warm effect in the bedroom. The paint covered well and looks just great.
Date published: 2020-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sumptuous I purchased a sample pot of F&B's Stone Blue emulsion. I love the colour its deep and sumptuous I found that it was so smooth and easy to apply and a little went a very long way. I understand it is an eco-friendly but product is contained in a metal tin as opposed to plastic which also gets the thumbs up from me.
Date published: 2020-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great paint I am really happy with the coverage and the quality of this paint.
Date published: 2020-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely colour Bought this for my front door. Went on well & dried quickly. In the past, I have had to sleep with the front door open so the new paint wouldn't stick to the frame.
Date published: 2019-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderfull bold color I used this color to bring back life to our kitchen in our cottage in the mountains. I used it to paint part of the kitchen furniture over an old dark brown paint (for the rest of the furniture I used Theresa's Green). I also used Cook's Blue for roller wall paint pattern. I was surprised not only by sophistication in the color, but also by the general quality of the paint itself with respect to drying time, ease of aplication and "coverabilty" (one or two layers were way sufficient for me). Sorry for my bad english.
Date published: 2019-07-15
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