Paean Black

No.294

A chic red based black


This Georgian inspired red based black creates an intimate feel in super contemporary or bohemian homes, while adding a distinguished look to traditional exteriors. The perfect accent for all our reds and completing our range of blacks, Paean Black conjures up the shade of old leather hymnals and so is named after a song of praise.

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Dark Tones

Complementary white: Joa's White

 

Paean Black is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 44.
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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 Gorgeous Pretty set on using this colour for our staircase. The sample pot has confirmed this to us. Will be a while before we can proceed but great to have made one decision!
Date published: 2021-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it, but too much purple I really loved this colour, but the light in my room made it appear to purple so not good for the intended space. I wouldn’t hesitate to use this for a different room,like a very glam power room. Quality as always #1 with F&B
Date published: 2021-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Appreciate the Sample So glad I could get a sample pot. It was much more purple than I expected. Beautiful, but not what I had in mind. Thank you for offering sample pots!
Date published: 2021-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous Rich Colour I used this as a panel behind the bed, on the skirting, radiator and bookshelves in a Rectory Red bedroom. It's gorgeous colour and in eggshell shines like the skin of an aubergine. I wanted something dramatic and rich as a foil to the red, and this worked brilliantly. The colour went on very well and 2 coats were enough to give full coverage.
Date published: 2021-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The most beautiful colour I am in love with this colour! It has so much depth to it. So many compliments. If you are in doubt go for it! I paired it with grey and I’m so happy I did.
Date published: 2021-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One word ... WOW It’s just the most beautiful paint.. easy to put on and looks beautiful... very impressed
Date published: 2021-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dark purply black This is a warm dark almost black. It has covered well and I am using it in a study which shows off the books well. The walls are painted in mossy green 'Bancha', very dramatic but successful combination.
Date published: 2021-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Colour for all interiors I used this colour for a small feature wall to balance the light colour of the room and tie the colour scheme together with the curtains. A dense colour that can look very modern and fresh
Date published: 2020-12-03
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