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Coloursmith Journal

Before and after: A lesson in how to paint brick exterior

Before and after: A lesson in how to paint brick exterior

A fresh paint job can be an easy and cost effective way to modernise an old brick home.  While certain shades of brick can put an unappealing timestamp on your home, a lick of paint can take it from retro to contemporary chic.

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Painting Bricks

Painting Bricks

There's something about the texture of brick that makes it an appealing canvas for sensational colours in the home. While we may think of bricks as more difficult to paint, their spartan simplicity makes them deceptively easy to colour with a bit of modern painting knowhow.

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Colour theory Explained

Colour theory Explained

Fiona Dawson, one of our Taubmans colour specialists, walks us through the theory of colour and how a basic understanding can help you elevate a space.

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Creating a colour palette from a mood board.
Creating a colour palette from a mood board.

Whether you are looking to design your home or a space for a client, creating a mood board is an effective method of putting visual details together in a cohesive vision. Mood boards allow you to explore your creative side with no limits on what you choose to inspire you from colours, patterns, interior design images, fabrics and furniture.

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