Collab Alert: Little Greene X National Trust

This clever partnership sees a gorgeous new colour card

‘If these walls could talk’ is the old adage that’s been taken quite literally by Little Greene.

Its partnership with the National Trust explores the tales of famous writers who first lived in its historic houses, inspiring a colour card of 31 green shades.

Units and wall below shelf in Harley Green; and upper wall in Tea with Florence, both £43.50 for 2.5L, littlegreene.com

Launching at Decorex International 2018, the new palette of green paints draws inspiration from Beatrix Potter’s Cumbrian farmhouse, George Bernard Shaw’s revolving writing hut and the mythical birds featured on the wallpaper hung by Chippendale at Nostell Priory.

The partnership concludes an extensive paint research project that delved into the National Trust’s houses and gardens throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, finding the houses’ original paint colours, and telling the stories of the people who first enjoyed them.

For the project, Little Greene was given access to over 350 significant historic interiors in the National Trust’s care, giving the brand an unparalleled opportunity to snoop through an eclectic mix of decorative styles.

The collection features 20 National Trust-derived shades, plus several important greens from Little Greene’s archives. Dip in and discover hues ranging from zingy lime to calming blue-green.

The little pots of paint give back to history too; a contribution from the sale of every can of Little Greene paint will be made in support of the National Trust’s conservation work, ensuring the nation’s historic houses, gardens and open spaces can be enjoyed for generations to come. In addition, Little Greene is also donating paint to bring colour and life back to some of the UK’s most loved properties.

 

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