Shadow White

No.282

Soft white with a hint of grey

Shadow White takes its name from the soft tone created when whites are used in shaded areas, bringing out the slightest hint of grey. For devotees of lighter neutrals on both walls and woodwork, this versatile and understated colour works brilliantly in any style of home. It has none of the perceived yellow of Slipper Satin and is the perfect contrast to the slightly darker Shaded White. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: White & Light Tones

Complementary white: Wimborne White

Shadow White is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 16.
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  • Interior walls and ceilings
  • Interior wood and metal
  • Interior concrete or wooden floors
  • Exterior walls
  • Exterior wood and metal
  • Specialist decoration of an older property
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

 
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Inspiration
CUISINE
CUISINE
Oval Room Blue Bedroom
Oval Room Blue Bedroom
Shadow White Interior
Shadow White Interior
Shadow White Garden Room
Shadow White Garden Room
Bedroom feature wall
Bedroom feature wall
Retro Kitchen
Retro Kitchen
Shadow White Kitchen Walls
Shadow White Kitchen Walls
Living room
Living room
Geometric bedroom wall
Geometric bedroom wall
#myfabhome laid back living room
#myfabhome laid back living room
Study
Study
#MyFaBHome
#MyFaBHome
Kitchen colours
Kitchen colours
Down Pipe and Drop Cloth front door
Down Pipe and Drop Cloth front door
Close up of exterior Shadow White and Drop Cloth
Close up of exterior Shadow White and Drop Cloth
Exterior in shadow white, drop cloth and downpipe
Exterior in shadow white, drop cloth and downpipe
Bathroom at Top Garden Suite, Far Sawrey
Bathroom at Top Garden Suite, Far Sawrey
Lounge at Top Garden Suite, Far Sawrey.
Lounge at Top Garden Suite, Far Sawrey.
Chapel Kitchen
Chapel Kitchen
Open plan kitchen: Shadow White & Pointing
Open plan kitchen: Shadow White & Pointing
Product Information 
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 132 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.

Customer Reviews 
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exterior Shadow White Painted a Wooden Garden Arbour using this paint Easy to apply
Date published: 2019-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great colour For a long time I have been a F and B fan but I have been searching for a colour to make me love the range and feel excited again. Shadow White has done that!!!
Date published: 2019-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great white to accent stiffkey blue The paint is of excellent and easy to apply. It is the perfect white accent for stiffkey blue, as recommended by Farrow and Ball.
Date published: 2019-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect The colour was perfect for the light and coverage I had in my kitchen - I’ve painted my previously hideous wooden cupboards with ‘purbeck stone’ and this is a super complimentary colour. Can not fault the paint for coverage and colour depth.
Date published: 2019-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour, great quality paint I tried a few testers and settled on this gorgeous Shadow White. I didn’t want too yellow or too green, too brown or too pink..but rather just a soft beige grey with slight green undertones which changes during the day, from a very pale stoney beige to a darker grey with green tone as the sun sets. The application was sublime, as it’s a great consistency and just glides on. Have used it here in my bedroom, on just the one back wall initially, but will now do all the walls. I shall be using this in other rooms of my cottage too, without a ‘shadow’ of a doubt.
Date published: 2019-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good deep colour the colour has depth and matches a range of other neutrals.
Date published: 2018-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely calm neutral I bought several sample pots from Little Greene Pint co and also Edward Bulmer none of which I liked, too green, too yellow. I needed a calm classic colour with no yellow as was to cover 2 walls in the bathroom, the rest being tiled in a pale grey and the bath and washbasin also being a pale grey- just needed something to lift it without the yellow that I felt was very off key with the tiles. This colour works beautifully, I would say in the north facing bathroom I can see no hint of grey or green which others have mentioned, even in electric light, just a very calm classics light neutral that would probably lend itself to lots of rooms where you want to provide a calm backdrop and introduce colours in other ways, bedding, cushions , flooring etc. We used the modern emulsion in the bathroom and the eggshell in the same colour for the bathroom cupboard and both have given a good finish.
Date published: 2018-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful calm colour We used this colour in our living room and we are very pleased with it. It’s gives a calm feel to the room and is also very classic. I can’t see the hints of grey in it though, would describe it more as a stone in our room
Date published: 2018-01-12
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