Purple paint is a versatile colour that can be used to create a variety of moods in a space. From understated almost-greys to deep plums and indigos, Farrow & Ball's purple palette offers a huge array of styles and moods.
Dark purple shades, whose royal connections date back to antiquity, still have a tangible luxurious feel that suits guest rooms and entertaining spaces downstairs. Lighter shades of purple are soothing and subtly playful, making them perfect for bedrooms and living rooms.
Whether you want to create a sense of calm and serenity or a burst of energy, there is a purple paint colour that can help you achieve your desired effect.
Need help picking a Farrow & Ball colour? You can order a free paint chart to help you make the right choice.
Farrow & Ball FAQ
Farrow and ball offer a rich range of pigments and titanium dioxide. This allows their paint to produce a high amount of light-reflection, so throughout the day as the level of the sun varies, so do the paints undertones. This gives their paints a much higher appeal than paints from the lower end of the market.
Modern Emulsion is best for high traffic areas such as hallways and childrens bedrooms etc. 7% Sheen
Estate Emulsion: Best for low traffic interiors.
Estate Eggshell is best for wood and metal. So kitchen cupboards, radiators, doors and banisters etc. 20% Sheen
Modern Eggshell: Best for skirting boards, picture rails, dado rails, doors, door frames and architraves, interior wooden windowsills, wooden window frames and even including including interior floors.
Full Gloss is perfect for areas where you want to make an impact, can be used on surfaces throughout a home or commercial building. It's reflective with a very high sheen.
Exterior Eggshell: Durable, breathable low sheen finish for exterior wood and metal. Lasts up to 6 years. 20% sheen.
Exterior Massonary: Durable, breathable, water-resistant super matt finish for exterior brick, render and concrete. Lasts up to 15 years. 2% sheen.
Specialist decoration of an old property
Casein Distemper: Specialist breathable very flat matt finish for low-traffic interior lime plaster walls and ceilings. 2% sheen.
Soft Distemper: Specialist finish for decorative interior ceilings and detailed plasterwork. 2% sheen.
Limewash: Traditional, highly breathable specialist finish for lime rendered exterior walls and interior lime plaster walls and ceilings. Professional application recommended. 2% sheen.
Farrow and ball paints are classed as Minimal or Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds). This makes them greener and safer to use than most lower end paints, and as a result produces better air quality in the property where they are used.