BACKGROUND

Paint Library’s tones are designed to give a profound depth of colour by using only the finest pigments and ingredients.

Many of these colours have been found in some of the most prestigious properties around the world, and this has been reflected in their colour palette.

A ‘world traveller’ ethos has inspired many of there shades, creating a global language for both well-travelled and aspiring travellers alike.

Some colours have been taken directly from grand interior spaces, some sourced from historic locations, others simply redolent of a landmark or destination developed by there design team into unique and highly versatile shades.

Showcasing this, they have selected just a few colours that have historical or travel-related provenance:

Georgetown – A colour of deep and richly polished wood, inspired by one of the world’s leading Universities in Washington, USA.

ENVIRONMENT

With creativity comes responsibility and with beauty comes duty. Paper and Paint Library make every effort to minimise any negative impact on the environment and health.

All of their paints are made by traditional methods, use the highest quality eco-friendly ingredients, and meet and exceed the current regulations on VOC solvent content; formulated to impact your walls, not on the environment.

RIBA

Paper and Paint Library have joined forces with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on a range of special co-branded paints.

It seemed a natural fit to join forces with the RIBA, which celebrates and upholds the best in British design and architecture and were delighted to formalise our relationship from September 2017.

RIBA Chief Executive, Alan Vallance adds: “I am delighted the RIBA is partnering Paint & Paper Library on a great range of co-branded paints, and thank the company for its ongoing support for the RIBA House of the Year Award. This fantastic partnership reflects our shared commitment to celebrating exceptional design in the built environment.”

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Original Timeless Paint Colours

The ‘Original Colours’ pallette encompasses 85 individual, versatile and timeless paint colours bursting with personality and sophistication.They can be used independently or as part of the same scheme to add more depth, or to provide accents or highlights without disturbing an overall sense of colour balance.

ARCHITECTURAL PAINT

A choice of 95 graduated shades, individually formulated using different strengths of the same pigments to achieve subtle shade differentiations within any interior. Each premium architectural paint colour is numbered I, II, III, IV or V, according to its tonal weight.

MONOCHROME COLLECTION

Our Monochrome paint collection presents six nuanced pairs of black and white shades, tonally formulated to be used together in chic, subtly harmonious relationships.

 

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WALL FINISHES
flat matt

PURE FLAT EMULSION PAINT

A matt water-based emulsion paint that dries to a soft chalky finish.

The high pigmentation gives a profound depth of colour and the flattest emulsion paint available. The paint is also micro-porous, to allow the fabric of a building to breathe.

Finish Data Sheet

Sheen

2% sheen level (dead flat)Gently wipeable

Use

Interior walls

Coverage

Covers up to 15 meters squared per litre

Dry Time

Drying time: Dry in 2 hours, recoat in 2 hours
 • Quick drying
Gently wipeable
• Eco-friendly, low VOC
• Water based, low odour and safe for children
• Easy to clean up – wash brushes in warm soapy water

archmatt

ARCHITECTS’ MATT WASHABLE EMULSION

A high performance water-based alternative to Pure Flat Emulsion.

Completely washable matt emulsion paint with excellent scuff and stain resistance. Suitable for interior use. Use on interior walls and ceilings for all rooms, including kitchens, hallways and areas of high usage.

    Finish Data Sheet

    Sheen

    Pastel colours 3% sheen level, dark colours 5% sheen level

    Use

    Exterior Render & masonry

    Interior walls

    Coverage

    Covers up to 14 square metres squared per litre

    Dry Time

    Quick-drying, re-coatable in 4 hrs

    Washable

    Suitable for exterior masonry decoration

    • Water based, low odour and safe for children
    • Easy to clean up – wash brushes in warm soapy water

    TRIMS, WOOD & METAL

    Arch Eggshell

    ARCHITECTS’ EGGSHELL PAINT

    A tough and durable water-based acrylic eggshell paint suitable for all interior woodwork and walls

    Ideal for use in kitchens and bathrooms where condensation may be problematic. Also suitable for metalwork, furniture and conventional radiators. Dries to a smooth low sheen.

      Finish Data Sheet

      Sheen

      15% sheen level – almost flat

      Use

      Interior woodwork & walls, Metalwork & Radiators

      Coverage

      Covers up to 14 meters squared per litre

      Dry Time

      Quick-drying, re-coatable in 4 hrs

      Quick-drying, re-coatable in 4 hrs

      Non yellowing finish

      Eco-friendly, low VOC

      • Water based, low odour and safe for children
      • Easy to clean up – wash brushes in warm soapy water

       

       

       oil eggshell

      A protective and durable low odour, oil-based eggshell paint that dries to an excellent smooth low sheen finish.

      This tough, flexible and hard-wearing eggshell paint is suitable for all interior & exterior woodwork, metalwork, furniture and conventional radiators
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      Sheen

      15% – 20% sheen level

      Use

      Interior & Exterior woodwork & walls, Metalwork & Radiators

      Coverage

      Covers up to 16 meters squared per litre

      Dry Time

      Surface dry in 4 hrs, re-coatable in 16 hrs

      Washable

      Available in 2.5 litres and 750ml

      oil gloss

      OIL BASED GLOSS PAINT

      A protective and durable low odour, oil-based gloss paint that dries to a beautiful high sheen finish.

      Finish Data Sheet

      Sheen

      85% sheen level (high gloss)

      Use

      Interior & Exterior woodwork & walls, Metalwork & Radiators

      Coverage

      Covers up to 16 meters squared per litre

      Dry Time

      Surface dry in 4 hrs, re-coatable in 16 hrs

      Washable

      Available in 750ml

      PRIMERS & UNDERCOATS