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Farrow and Ball New Colours 2019

Posted by Celtic Sustainables on

Colour by Nature - Inspired by Werner's Nomenclature of Colours 

in Collaboration with the Natural History Museum

Before photographs and colour spectrometers, explorers had difficulty describing the colour of the new animals and plants they had found when they got home. That is until Abraham Gottlob Werner created his great book the "Nomenclature of Colours" in the 1814. In this taxonomy he created a standardised colour scheme that allowed scientific observers, including Charles Darwin, to describe without ambiguity, the chromatic differences of the things they had seen on their adventures around the world.

Farrow and Ball New Colours 2019 with  Nomenclature Book

Over two centuries since its publication, Werner's Nomenclature of Colours is still a treasured tool for scientists and artists alike. It is held in the rare book library at the Natural History Museum.

This year, 2019, Farrow & Ball inspired by Werner's book, have created 16 new colours to bring the true colours of nature into your home. 

Each shade in the Colour by Nature palette is just a meticulourly identified, classified and researched as those that make up Farrow and Ball's core colours. They are blended with an eco-friendly water base that is low VOC.

Every new colour is available in all of Farrow & Ball's interior finishes ...

For interior walls and ceilings:

- Estate Emulsion 2% sheen
- Modern Emulsion 7% sheen washable and mould resistant too, great for kitchens and high traffic areas.

For interior woodwork, trim and metal:

- Estate Eggshell 20% sheen
- Modern Eggshell 40% sheen
- Full Gloss 95% sheen (suitable for exterior wood and metal too).

Order Samples of the New Farrow and Ball Colours 2019.

Request a free Colour Card.