1829 Vintage Collection

1829 Vintage Collection

With a nod to the past and an eye to the future, our exquisite 1829 collection carefully selects from the Craig & Rose vintage colour archive and other historical sources.

Deeply rooted in our heritage, 1829 consists of popular timeless finishes such as Chalky Emulsion and Eggshell. The collection is rich and indulgent, featuring 110 colours that are premixed to offer an exceptional depth of colour as well as excellent coverage that lasts. Perfect for a contemporary take on period style and design.

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  1. Whites

  2. Greys

  3. Neutrals

  4. Creams

  5. Blues

  6. Greens

  7. Yellow and Oranges

  8. Pinks & Purples

  9. Reds

  10. Darks

  11. Pastels

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  1. Colour Group Pastels
  1. Reverie
    Reverie

    1829

    A nuanced pastel shade, subtle and luminous like the sky before sunrise. A gloriously hushed tint for restful places.

  2. White Doe
    White Doe

    1829

    A soft and pinkish white with a hint of lustre evocative of the tones in the hide of a young Doe. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  3. Comiston
    Comiston

    1829

    A pale plaster grey with a pigmented mineral hue. This shade evokes the background of Renaissance frescoes. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  4. Pantry White
    Pantry White

    1829

    A traditional, off-white ‘milk’ shade that echoes the simple and pure aesthetics of Shaker pantry colours. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  5. Iona White
    Iona White

    1829

    Chalky and atmospheric, this lime white with warm tones is a welcoming shade on any wall. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  6. Chinese White
    Chinese White

    1829

    A popular artist’s white used in early China. Made from one of the earliest white pigments - zinc oxide. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  7. Isabelline
    Isabelline

    1829

    A warming colour for a light-filled room, this vanilla hue is foamy and subtle with an attractive luminosity. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  8. Parchment
    Parchment

    1829

    Named after the finest grade of parchment, the beauty of this smooth cream rests in its warmth and simplicity. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  9. Chalky White
    Chalky White

    1829

    Inspired by Art Deco, this blushed mineral white is warmer than modern whites. An indispensable neutral. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  10. Pipe Clay
    Pipe Clay

    1829

    The warmth of natural clay informs this harmonic shade that works well with leather and woods. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  11. Dutch White
    Dutch White

    1829

    Pigmented white with clean clay tones inspired by the Georgian and Regency era. For timeless, peaceful spaces. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  12. Pearl White
    Pearl White

    1829

    Rounded and rich with a polished warmth, this tinted white responds well to effects of light and shade. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  13. Parthenon White
    Parthenon White

    1829

    This colour was used during the Renaissance to mimic the gleaming white stonework of the Ancient Greeks. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  14. Viewforth
    Viewforth

    1829

    A smooth washed white with a powdery brightness that makes it perfect for illuminating light-filled spaces. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  15. Esterhazy
    Esterhazy

    1829

    A soft, silvery pewter grey. Lends an understated elegance where combined on both walls and mouldings. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  16. Porcelain Blue
    Porcelain Blue

    1829

    A crisp, luminous porcelain blue inspired by the glazes applied to 19th century Arts & Crafts ceramics. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  17. Soft Green
    Soft Green

    1829

    A delicate and refined green for light walls inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s love of East Asian design. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  18. Eau de Nil
    Eau de Nil

    1829

    French for ‘Water of the Nile’, a light, fresh and airy Art Deco green ideal for modern kitchens or bathrooms. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  19. Pale Mortlake Cream
    Pale Mortlake Cream

    1829

    A warm, versatile and indulgent cream that was popular with Flemish tapestry weavers in 17th century London. Inspiration for this colour was taken from the Renaissance period. Use with our 1829 White Undercoat.

  20. Jasper Yellow
    Jasper Yellow

    1829

    A powdery yellow found on Jasper relief earthenware - considered among the finest examples of ceramic art. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  21. Elegant Cream
    Elegant Cream

    1829

    Panna cotta rich but not too sweet, this dark cream works well as a backdrop in kitchens and larders. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  22. Camisole Pink
    Camisole Pink

    1829

    Light like silk, this cool, soft, aerated pink lends some confectionery sweetness to darker accent colours. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  23. Mackintosh Mauve
    Mackintosh Mauve

    1829

    A light mauve, delicate and floral, often used by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for decorations and motifs. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  24. Lady Emma
    Lady Emma

    1829

    A gentle shaded grey tinted with delicate mauve. Serene and enduring for a beautiful bedroom. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.