Off-Black

No.57

A soft black

This soft black is one of the original Farrow & Ball colours - an uncomplicated name for a well loved classic. Off-Black is much more flattering to adjacent colours than stronger blacks because it feels so much milder in tone and has none of the underlying cool blue of Railings or Black Blue. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Dark Tones

Complementary white: Dimpse

Off-Black is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 79.
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Inspiration
Off-Black
Off-Black
Exterior
Exterior
The Study
The Study
Beech House Re Decoration
Beech House Re Decoration
Beech House
Beech House
Living room
Living room
Dining room
Dining room
Rangwali
Rangwali
Rangwali
Rangwali
Off Black on bar front in Cornwall
Off Black on bar front in Cornwall
House
House
Glass Roof Extension
Glass Roof Extension
Hallway
Hallway
Exterior
Exterior
Farmhouse Bathroom
Farmhouse Bathroom
Farmhouse Bathroom
Farmhouse Bathroom
Historic Nantucket Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
Historic Nantucket Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
Historic Nantucket Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
Historic Nantucket Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
Historic Nantucket Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
Historic Nantucket Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
Historic Nantucket Kids Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
Historic Nantucket Kids Bath by Melanie Gowen Design
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.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect black I first painted my kitchen cupboards (east facing kitchen) in Railings, but it seemed too blue - especially in places exposed to more sunlight. Off-black has no blue-ness in it and works much better with the black granite tops. Now planning to paint the walls in Slipper Satin (previously painted in String), but Lime White also on the cards. Experimenting with swatches at the moment. Also painted a laundry room door in Off Black. It's as good as new.
Date published: 2019-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service I bought a paints few times. Always good product, fast delivery
Date published: 2019-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow Love love love it, classy with a great finish. Really easy to use and great to be able to wash brushes no chemicals.
Date published: 2019-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for my project I bought this paint to renovate an original fire surround as I wanted to mimic a slate effect without going to the hassle and expense of stripping back the old paint. The result is perfect.
Date published: 2019-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous colour! Second time I have used this colour on a piece of furniture and the result is stunning. Never disappointed with any of Farrow & Ball products.
Date published: 2019-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dark moody and simply gorgeous This beautiful rich paint had transformed my. Room.
Date published: 2019-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great colour for the garden We painted our garden room in off black and it’s such a lovely rich colour. It looks black on a dull day but a dark grey when the sun shines on it. The exterior paint covered really well and looks great after one year.
Date published: 2019-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous paint finish I used Farrow & Ball Off Black eggshell on my kitchen island cupboards. The finish was fabulous. I love the deep colour.
Date published: 2019-08-20
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