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Retrospectives

'Retrospectives' is a brand new collection of 32 authentic colours from the 1960s & 1970s

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Paint finishes
Retrospectives paints are available in a range of sizes and finishes details of which are available below.
Intelligent Matt Emulsion
One of the most environmentally friendly paints available, ULTIMATT® Emulsion has been specially formulated to provide the ultimate performance paint with superb depth of colour and a flat matt finish.

A 100% acrylic formulation resists staining, provides exceptional washability and is 15 times tougher than ordinary matt emulsion paint.

Perfect for use across a range of paint surfaces that need to stand up to the trials of modern living. Ideal for high traffic areas, including, hallways, living areas, kitchens and playrooms.

• Available in all colours - 1Litre , 2.5Litre, 5Litre
• Multi surface use including walls, skirting boards, radiators
• Washable
• Environmentally friendly with low VOCs (1.1%)
• Gloss level : Matt <5%


Absolute Matt Emulsion
An environmentally friendly paint, renowned for being very matt and chalky with ultimate flatness, a feature of the high pigmentation and quality materials used.

This wonderful emulsion offers the perfect mix of practicality with style with very low odour during application.

Sample pots are available in Acrylic Matt Emulsion.

• Available in all colours - 1Litre, 2.5Litre, 5Litre
• Suitable for many surfaces including walls, ceilings, plaster, lining paper
• Spongeable
• Environmentally friendly with minimal VOCs (0.3%) in Slaked Lime
• Gloss level: Matt - 3%

Intelligent Eggshell
Formulated to resist moisture, staining and general wear and tear, Acrylic Eggshell is a tough yet subtle finish and a superb kitchen and bathroom paint choice.

It will give tremendous service in a busy home and is an ideal solution for those who want durability with a soft low sheen finish.

• Available in all colours - 1Litre, 2.5Litre, 5Litre
• Suitable for most surfaces including walls, woodwork and primed metals e.g. radiators and pipework
• Washable
• Environmentally friendly with low VOCs (1.2%)
• Gloss level: Low - 20%

Acrylic Gloss
A tough and washable paint with a high sheen and an environmentally friendly and hardwearing alternative to oil based gloss for interior or exterior house paint use. It is ideal for use on interior woodwork, metals and plaster walls, particularly in rooms which need to be cleaned frequently such as kitchens and bathrooms. Gloss paint provide a beautiful compliment to our interior emulsion paints. • Available in all colours - 1Litre
• Suitable for interior woodwork, plaster walls and primed metals
• Washable
• Low VOCs (<2%)
• Gloss level: High - 75%

Masonry Paint
A high quality acrylic resin water-based paint for exterior masonry surfaces. Dries to a water vapour permeable film with excellent adhesion to prepared surfaces. Formulated to withstand normal building movement and resistant to the effects of sunlight and moisture. Contains a fungicide to inhibit fungal and algal growth. Lifetime before re-painting - up to 15 years.
• Available in 128 colours - 5 Litres
• Gloss level: Matt - 5%

Distemper
This traditional decorative finish for interior walls made using chalk and linseed oil produces a very soft flat matt finish. Made to order for interior use only.
• Available in 69 pastel colours - 5Litre
• Suitable for walls, ceilings and fine plasterwork (interior use only). Ready for dilution
• Gently wipeable
• Low VOCs (0.7%)
• Gloss level: Matt < 3%
Please note that Distemper is a special-order product with a lead-time of 7-10 days.

Limewash
Made from slaked lime this traditional protective matt finish for exterior use is supplied ready for dilution and then application. Suitable for lime render, wattle and daub and plaster surfaces.
• Available in 69 pastel colours - 5Litre
• Suitable for exterior use on Lime Render or Limewashed surfaces
• Made to order
• Minimal VOCs (0.1%)
• Gloss level: Matt - 3%

Traditional Oil Eggshell
A low odour, traditional oil-based paint with a low sheen finish. Very tough and durable giving unrivalled service in areas of the home requiring cleaning and stain resistance. Suitable for use on interior woodwork and metalwork, it\'s an excellent solution for painted kitchen and bathroom surfaces. An ideal finish for exterior house paint use, formulated to resist weathering, cracking and flaking and provides excellent protection for wood and metals for up to 5 years before re-painting.
• Available in all colours - 1Litre, 2.5Litre, 5Litre
• Suitable for interior and exterior woodwork, plaster walls and primed metals
• Washable
• High VOCs (29%)
• Gloss level: Low - 25%

Traditional Oil Gloss
A high gloss paint finish, which is the traditional choice for woodwork. For a very contemporary look Gloss can also be used on a feature wall. This low odour formulation is very durable and suitable for use on all interior wood, metalwork and wall surfaces. An ideal finish for exterior house paint use, formulated to resist weathering, cracking and flaking and provides excellent protection for wood and metals for up to 5 years before re-painting.
• Available in all colours - 1Litre, 2.5Litre
• Suitable for interior and exterior woodwork, plaster walls and primed metals
• Washable
• High VOCs (29%)
• Gloss level: Very High - 85%

Floor Paint
A unique low odour and quick drying formulation of polyurethane and oil resins, Little Greene Floor Paint is easy to use and maintain and exceptionally durable. It has a soft mid-sheen finish, with excellent resistance to abrasion, spillage of household liquids and general wear and tear making it a superb choice for wooden and concrete floors.
• Available in all colours - 2.5Litre
• Suitable for softwood, hardwood and mineral substrate floors (including concrete)
• Completely washable, easy to apply, quick drying.
• High VOCs (35%)
• Gloss level: Semi-Gloss - 50%
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