I called Paul, my painter the other day to let him know we were ready. The first thing he uttered was, "You are going to use that fancy European Paint, right?". That said it all, a painters dream. He loves the texture and coverage. How could I disappoint him.
Off we go to LA to the new Farrow and Ball store, a great new space just off Melrose. I was greeted by Joseph. F&B are smart, they have consultants to assist you in the selection process. It's a bit like a therapy session. They delve into how you feel about the space, questions about rooms and surroundings, north, east, south or west facing rooms. You leave feeling confident about your choices. Forget the never ending sample pots, just go with it. Joseph is an amazing consultant. An artist by trade, he knows how color will react in a space, and guides you through the process.
I could just paint by names, rather than color. I mean, who wouldn't want to use a bit of Radicchio in their kitchen, or Sulking Room Pink in a bedroom?
What about Pale Hound, or Elephants Breath? Citron certainly belongs in a breakfast room. One day I won't even look at the colors, just pick the paint by the name.
Farrow and Ball has been around since 1946, and all the paints are still made in Dorset, England. 25% of the company is owned by the employees, it shows by the care they give you as a customer. They hand print wallpaper too. Try it next time, you won't be disappointed. https://www.farrow-ball.com/en-us
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