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Homebase - new stockist1829 and Artisan are now stocked in selected Homebase stores and on the Homebase website for delivery within the UK! Read more

Victoria Plum 1829

The 1829 Kitchen & Bathroom paint range is now available in 19 colours - a fusion of 1829 heritage and the Victoria Plum personality. Read more

Scone palace cafe
Visitors to Scone Palace can savour a scone in style as their popular coffee shop enjoys a fresh lick of Craig & Rose paint. Read more


Craig & Rose phone box Craig & Rose are proud to be helping to paint the town red with the “Adopt a Telephone Kiosk” programme.

The national campaign aims to breathe life into old phone boxes in rural locations around the UK, and Craig & Rose have previously supplied paint to the Parish Council in Nethergate, Norwich to transform their adopted kiosk. Read more

craftsman's white

Using traditional methods and the finest raw materials, we have created Craftsman’s White -   an alternative to the modern pure brilliant white produced in our classic Chalky Emulsion finish. An online exclusive, this ‘perfect white’ balances and co-ordinates with our new Modernist palette. Read more

New modernist coloursWe are delighted to launch some new additions to the 1829 Vintage Colours range: a palette of 10 soft Modernist tones which co-ordinate perfectly with each other. Read more

apc1829 was the year when Craig & Rose was established in Edinburgh – making us the oldest independent paint manufacturer in the UK. 1829 has also been the name of our flagship range of authentic period colours, handpicked from our historic archives. The range is now being more

photo of red telephone boxCraig & Rose are proud to be involved in a national campaign to breathe life into old phone boxes in rural locations around the UK. Read more

image of new coloursOver the last few months we’ve had a number of new colour updates. Meet the new additions and choose the perfect colours for your home or office. Read more

paint colours pugins red and lincoln greenWe made a recent trip to the National Portrait Gallery in London and were delighted to see two of our paint colours adorning the walls. Read more