Drawing Room Blue

No.253

A clean blue hue

This rich blue is less purple than Pitch Blue and livelier than navy Stiffkey Blue. Inspired by the formal rooms to which ladies would traditionally retire after dinner, Drawing Room Blue has a clean, graphic feel that works particularly well alongside Pitch Black and Incarnadine. When contrasted with All White on woodwork, it gains a regal edge, looking deeper and more intense.

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Dark Tones

Complementary white: Blackened

Drawing Room Blue is part of our archive collection so sample pots are not available, and orders cannot be returned.

 
 
Drawing Room Blue is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 55.
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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.


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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 Matches perfectly Bought the paint to match the cabinet s, so pleased with the out come.
Date published: 2020-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning colour! I love farrow and ball, it’s my go to brand for paints anyway. This colour blue is gorgeous, has such depth even with only 2 coats. Looks lovely with white and silver room accessories. My partner loved it so much he was inspired to paint an accent wall in his office this colour too. Delighted.
Date published: 2020-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best blue i love it! i love how colour turn by the daylight and night light ,it is peffect reading room
Date published: 2020-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely deep blue I bought this back in June, having tested 5 other shades (from various other paint brands) and none of them feeling right! I made a snap decision to order 5L of the estate emulsion for my lounge’s feature wall and I am so happy I did! It’s such a great colour, exactly what I wanted. I’d say it can come off quite easily with a wet towel, so recommend using the other/modern emulsions for a harder-wearing finish if the wall is going to see a lot of touching! Overall I absolutely love the colour. It’s exactly what I wanted.
Date published: 2019-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Colour I bought this for our bathroom. Tester not available so just took the risk. It has come out great. Nice and bright when the light hits and rich and dark on an evening.
Date published: 2019-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spot on. Oozes quality! Pleasure to use. Up there with the best.
Date published: 2018-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous colour and great quality paint Drawing room blue has completed my room with an amazing bright blue feature wall. This paint is so pigmented and intense in colour and went on the wall extremely easily. This cross between navy and royal blue has the most gorgeous purple tone and glows when the light hits it. Thank you Farrow and Ball
Date published: 2018-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A pleasure to put on and adelight to look at. I was covering a wall in chocolate-brown and a single coat was nearly perfect. The second coat was truly woderful. Christine Cook
Date published: 2018-09-29
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