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Noir Paint

Noir Paint

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Noir is the colour of the earth after a downpour. It’s a deeply intense muddy hue with nuances and undertones of purplish plum. Beautifully moody, its warmth and softness make it a super soothing option for living rooms, dining rooms and bedrooms. Undeniably chic, it’s a reassuring hue that invites you to linger longer.

It's one of our darkest colours, enveloping, grounding and super restorative.

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Please note that the representation of the colours on the screen can be different from the shades in the tin. We recommend ordering sample pots to check the colour works for your space before ordering larger tins.

-UK Mainland Only - 

2.5L and 5L tins are made to order and therefore subject to a lead time. For any further information or international orders please email customerservices@abigailahern.com

Measurements & More Info

Dimensions:

Sample pot emulsion: 50ml
Eggshell: 2.5L
Emulsion: 2.5L
Emulsion: 5L

Coverage is dependent upon the surface being painted, but the following can be used as a guide:

2.5L tin of emulsion/eggshell will cover approximately 25-35 square meters (one coat)

5L tin of emulsion/eggshell will cover approximately 50-70 square meters (one coat)

Typically, two coats of paint will be required to give the desired finish (although this is dependent upon the thickness of application and the surface being painted).

Overseas customers: 5L tins are not available for delivery; please order using 2.5L tins.

Care Guide:

Please always follow manufacturer's instructions on the tin.

UK Delivery £3.95 or FREE on orders over £120*

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FAQs

Paint Questions Answered

What is the difference between Eggshell and Emulsion?

Emulsion is a flat matte paint with no sheen and should be used to paint your walls and ceilings.

Eggshell has a slight sheen but is more durable, so it should be used to paint all of your trims including window frames, skirting boards, door frames and radiators.

Eggshell can be used on walls too.  It's perfect for high traffic areas like hallways and bathrooms and can add a contrasting design element to your scheme if you want to create extra intrigue with textures especially when you use the same hue. 

How should I test paint colours?

Always buy sample pots before you decide on your colour palette and make your decision after you’ve painted the largest area you can. Swatch cards can be too small to provide a full picture so take the plunge and paint a wall or at least half a wall.

If this is not an option paint a large sample on a big piece of card or lining paper. Tape it to your wall look at your sample throughout the day to see how it looks and feels when the light changes. It helps to keep it there for several days/weeks to really get the feel of your considered hue. 

How much paint do I need?

Coverage is dependent upon the surface being painted, but the following can be used as a guide: 

2.5L tin of emulsion/eggshell will cover approximately 25-35 square meters (one coat)

5L tin of emulsion/eggshell will cover approximately 50-70 square meters (one coat)

Typically, two coats of paint will be required to give the desired finish (although this is dependent upon the thickness of application and the surface being painted).

Should I paint my walls and ceilings the same colour?

When you paint the ceiling out in the same colour as your walls you blur the boundaries and the room feels bigger and creates a seamless transition. If you have a white ceiling you accentuate the boundaries and quite often the lack of height in a room.  Pushing the same colour around your whole room creates the perfect backdrop for the rest of your furniture, rugs and accessories.  If you are not ready to take the full plunge into colour drenching your whole room, consider painting your ceiling in a slightly lighter tone to your walls, a white ceiling only ever looks good with white walls (if you like that kind of thing of course)!

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    Why you'll love it

    As one of our most sophisticated paint colours, this cosseting and cocooning tone enhances any wall in any room. Dramatic and grounding this inky hue creates such a cosy space. Beautiful in both larger and smaller spaces, this unexpected hue adds dreaminess and complexity to so many rooms in the house. 

    No Fail Styling Tips

    Versatile enough to be used in the dining room, living room, bedroom, home office and hallway, this paint colour pairs beautifully with our mid-tone paints and gold metallic accessories. With a beautiful depth and velvety quality this striking colour adds instant personality. Why not do as AA does and stick to this one hue throughout the room. By painting the ceiling, all skirtings, window frames and doors and of course the walls all the same colour, magic happens. There is less straining of the eye so the space automatically looks more considered and as boundaries get blurred rooms feel instantly bigger as the eye is not distracted by the change in ceiling and woodwork colour. Clever no? If in any doubt, tune in once a week on Sunday at 11am to AA’s Style Surgery Live on Instagram where you’ll see her whole house painted out in this magical way. You can also ask her anything from paint colour combos to decorating advice.
  • About Our Paint

    Our earthy, muted soft colours have all been designed to coordinate harmoniously together. From swampy hues and summery grasslands, to winter forests and even the colour of the earth after a downpour, these hues have all been inspired by nurturing landscapes.