Decorating is all about transforming your home into a beautiful living space, your very own slice of 'home heaven' to enjoy for many years. For this reason, we have selected the 7 finest paint brands currently on the market to offer our discerning customers. Our choices are based on quality, durability, environmentally friendly credentials and other key factors, including low VOC contents, coverage, weathering properties and colour retention. Read on to learn more about the paints we have selected.
The genesis of eicó, a UK company, was to create a range of paints that delivers a unique combination. The result is that eicó paints offer exceptional durability, the finest quality, an extensive range of interior and exterior finishes, genuinely minimal environmental impact, an unlimited colour palette and highly competitive prices.
eicó paints blend the purest raw materials and manufacture in Iceland and Sweden, mostly using a combination of geothermal heat and hydropower.
Based in Dorset, UK, Farrow & Ball use traditional techniques and ingredients to manufacture environmentally friendly, low VOC paints of high quality and intense colour depth. Water based and containing high pigment levels, rich resin binders and a range of other highly refractory, high quality key ingredients, Farrow & Ball paints are created with meticulous attention to detail. Every tin is carefully checked for colour accuracy and finish, and the company's distinctive, often historically rooted colour names are carefully researched to reflect Farrow & Ball's unique heritage.
Established as a specialist terracotta supplier in 1983, Fired Earth now offers an extensive range of low VOC, water based paints of the highest quality. Internationally and historically inspired, all of the company's highly durable paints are are available in hard wearing emulsion and eggshell finishes. Between 'The Paint Collection' and the 'Elements of Colour', MidCentury Colours' and 'National Trust' paint collections, Fired Earth offers an extensive range of unique, distinctly named colours and neutrals. Invariably hard wearing and practical, all colours/ finishes are virtually odourless.
Little Greene Paints are a UK based company offering an excellent collection of National Heritage authenticated, true historic colours; sophisticated neutrals and a selection of authentic 1960/ 70' colours. Invariably created using complex formulations involving only the finest of ingredients and as much as 40% more pigment than many other paints, Little Greene paints are also very low in VOC content. Available in a variety of finishes, all of this company's paints are extremely durable and hard wearing with exceptional cover.
Also based in the UK, the Paint Library offers a fine choice of 'Original' and 'Architectural' colours. Inspired by contemporary, historical and traditional interiors, the 'Original' collection offers colours to suit any mood, personality or style of room.
They are complemented by the neutral and off-white colours - numbered in accordance with tonal weight - within the 'Architectural' collection. All of the Paint Library's paints are of exceptional quality, low in VOCs, hard wearing and durable.
Quintessentially English, this internationally renowned brand was founded in 1860. Granted a Royal Warrant as early as 1923, Sanderson to this day supply British Royal Palaces with paints, wall coverings and fabrics. Environmentally responsible, durable and of exceptional quality with excellent coverage, Sanderson paints are available in a plethora of beautiful colours in matt emulsion; water based and oil eggshell, and oil gloss finishes.
Internationally renowned for exquisite paints wallpapers fabrics and more UK based Zoffany offers an extensive palette of gorgeous colours reflecting today's consumers' desire for subtlety in tones and an ability to match paint colours perfectly to soft furnishings Available in water based flat emulsion and acrylic eggshell as well as white spirit based eggshell and gloss finishes all Zoffany paints are highly durable offer excellent coverage and are low in VOC content.