Wimborne White

No.239

Just off white

This just off white is named after the market town of Wimborne in Dorset and home to Farrow & Ball. Only a shade away from a pure white, the addition of the smallest amount of warm yellow pigment creates a very versatile shade which is just a little softer than All White. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: White & Light Tones

Complementary white: All White

Wimborne White is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 341.
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WATER BASED AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved to an entirely water based range of finishes, becoming the first in the industry to do so. These low-odour, low-VOC finishes are easy to clean without harmful solvents. They are also certified child- and baby-safe in accordance with Safety of Toys Part 3: Migration of certain elements (EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021).

Exclusions: Casein Distemper, Wood Floor Primer & Undercoat, Wood Knot & Resin Blocking Primer & Undercoat, and Metal Primer & Undercoat.


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 Wimbourne White is perfect! Wimbourne White is the only white that is not too cool or too warm. It is has no noticeable blue, green, yellow, or pink tones to it. I tried several other brands of paint and their whites/off-whites (even designer favorites) and none were comparable to the rich, and simple, Wimbourne White! Highly recommend this color.
Date published: 2022-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great finish I love the finish that modern eggshell gives a lovely soft sheen , used to paint woodwork and fireplace in my sitting room , found that applying 3 coats is what's needed for great even coverage
Date published: 2022-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time user I bought F&B estate emulsion whilst painting a late Victorian room. My entirely personal conclusions: 1) There was absolutely no 'orange peel' texture when rolled onto lime plaster. This surprised me - the finish is beautiful - velvet smooth and very flat. 2) It is very creamy and is an easy paint to apply. 3) It marks easily so live elegantly! 4) The colour is beautiful in a west facing room. It does look different under different conditions, but I presume this is true for any paint. 5) The colour suits the often wonderfully miserable British/Irish light.
Date published: 2022-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from White Wimborne Used this colour in my daughters bedroom. We love it!! The tone varies from light grey to light blue depending on light exposure. Easy to apply, and very good quality.
Date published: 2022-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Please write in French Please write in French with your French customers!
Date published: 2022-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best white This is the best white I used in my house (Pointing is a disaster). It can look a bit yellow at times, but it is fantastic in my North East kitchen (looks very pale soft beige), my sons East facing room (looks milky white), and my dark East facing dining room (I'm just not a fan of dark colours whatever the aspect!!) I just covered the pointing in my landing with it and it's so much better phew!
Date published: 2022-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing paint Amazing paint. Used wimborne white alongside smoke green in an edwardian hallway. A warm white thats soft and welcoming. Keeps the hall bright but not harsh. The pigments in the colour make this my go to brand, I've used f and b all around my home and it never disappoints.
Date published: 2022-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Color to match with Wimborne white Hi I have chipsen Wimborne white for the Walls in our living room. Which color would you recommend for ceiling and skirting? I have thought about All white but will there be enough contrast between the two colors? Kind regards Gabriella
Date published: 2022-01-31
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