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. Sung Blue
    Sung Blue

    1829

    A sophisticated, soft and pale blue-green that was a signature glaze of the beautiful Lung Chuan ceramics. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  2. Morris Blue
    Morris Blue

    1829

    Soft vintage blue with a hint of jade and a creamy feel. Inspired by William Morris’ romantic palette. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  3. Saxe Blue
    Saxe Blue

    1829

    Much used in the Elizabethan period, this expressive blue is a good backdrop to skin tones and candlelight. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  4. French Turquoise
    French Turquoise

    1829

    Popular in the Art Deco era, this evocative peacock blue-green is ideal for an elegant living area. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  5. 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.
  6. Olive Laque
    Olive Laque

    1829

    Sophisticated grey-green with an attractive density. Ideal for a vintage-inspired living room or a study. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  7. Tapestry Green
    Tapestry Green

    1829

    Sage and tarragon with a little cream. A nuanced green for airy spaces with an elegant 19th century feel. Inspiration for this colour was taken from the Victorian Period. Use with our 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.

  8. Deep Adam Green
    Deep Adam Green

    1829

    A sophisticated green that echoes the elegance of 18th century rooms designed by the Adam brothers. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  9. Pullman Green
    Pullman Green

    1829

    A clean, deep charcoal green with an ornamental feel to use in both classical and contemporary interiors. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  10. Angelica
    Angelica

    1829

    An intense, deep and candied jewel green redolent of a popular Art Deco shade. Ideal for contemplative spaces. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  11. 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.

  12. Mallord
    Mallord

    1829

    Before the advent of brilliant modern white, this rich milk-pudding shade was a staple favourite. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  13. Pale Oak
    Pale Oak

    1829

    Rounded, inviting cafe au lait colour. A favourite background tint of architect and designer CFA Voysey. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  14. Coachella
    Coachella

    1829

    A natural companion to wood, this warm neutral with plenty of clarity is ideal on paintwork or on timber floors. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  15. Lucienne Olive
    Lucienne Olive

    1829

    Modernist icon designer Lucienne Day used this deep and rich tone in her award-winning textiles. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  16. Chapelle
    Chapelle

    1829

    A rich, silty grey that calls to mind Modernist architecture and makes a great backdrop for paintings. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  17. Hemp Beige
    Hemp Beige

    1829

    A beautifully simple hue for pure and elegant spaces, this natural white boasts a tonal hint of plain cloth. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  18. Caenstone
    Caenstone

    1829

    A harmonious, powerful off-white that mimics the shading and colour of stone used in fine Norman churches. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  19. Deep Sung Cream
    Deep Sung Cream

    1829

    A colour found in early Sung porcelain where the emphasis was on subtlety, simplicity and grace of form. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  20. Regency Cream
    Regency Cream

    1829

    An appetising dark cream with the glow of brandy butter. Works with dark timber floors or stone. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  21. Kashmir Beige
    Kashmir Beige

    1829

    A buoyant wafer brown with a spiced tint inspired by the subtle colours of traditional Kashmir weaves. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  22. Dark Truffle
    Dark Truffle

    1829

    A smooth chestnut puree; dark and custardy. A versatile shade, but especially good with natural timbers. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  23. Adam White
    Adam White

    1829

    Inspired by the Regency architecture of Robert Adam, this rich and elegant cream has a classical edge. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  24. Adam Cream
    Adam Cream

    1829

    Harmonic, delicate cream with a Regency feel. Brilliant on architectural mouldings and ceiling details. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.

  25. Beauvais Cream
    Beauvais Cream

    1829

    Inspired by 18th century tapestries, this intense silken cream offers a rich backdrop to wood and natural linen. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  26. Kitchen Gold
    Kitchen Gold

    1829

    A light, subdued gold with the warming depth of spring sunshine. Ideal for brightening up kitchens or hallways. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  27. Papyrus
    Papyrus

    1829

    Based on the first writing ‘paper’ made by the Ancient Egyptians, this colour has a sun-soaked warmth to it. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  28. Russet
    Russet

    1829

    Rich ochre shade with hints of saffron. A versatile, warm background for simple interiors with clean lines. Use with 1829 Light Grey Undercoat.
  29. Embla
    Embla

    1829

    Driftwood white hues with a velvety cloud lightness make this an effortless and opulent modern shade. Use with 1829 White Undercoat.
  30. 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.