Little Greene’s Retrospectives Paint Collection

Little Greene’s latest paint collection is once again a collaboration with English Heritage, this time comprising of 32 colours from the 1960s and 70s. Picking up where the brand’s previous collection – Colours of England – left off, these bold and confident shades are the perfect way to add interest to your interiors this season. Inspired by the changing face of Britain in the late 20th Century; a time when the country was exposed to more external influences than ever before, the hues are influenced by: the pop generation, immigration from the Indian subcontinent and the West Indies with all the vibrancy and vitality of their bright colours, and the expansion of air travel that brought increased access to holidays abroad. My favourite colours from the collection are seen in the kitchen space (above), which combines Lemon Mivvi, Cupboard Green, Spearmint, Milk Thistle and Grace – perfecto! Which scheme do you like best?


  • Reply Pinecone Camp October 4, 2011 at 12:08 am

    Beautiful shades of pretty! The orange and pink combo is pretty great, so is the blue and red. Love it.

  • Reply Michelle October 4, 2011 at 12:42 am

    I love these colours very retro!

  • Reply Designwali October 4, 2011 at 12:54 am

    so much colour makes me feel good! loving the teal & the black of course!

  • Reply happysnapshots October 4, 2011 at 6:47 am

    Oh Will, I cannot pick. I loved each more than the last! Well, okay, maybe the green. Such a happy color. 🙂

  • Reply Allison Egan October 4, 2011 at 8:00 am

    Gorgeous! I love that Mondrian inspired first combo – really perfect for fall too!

    xo Allison
    Spicer + Bank

  • Reply littletree... October 4, 2011 at 9:45 am

    I love this new collection, I had a free leaflet in this months LivingEtc and instantly loved the pastel coloured kitchen!x

  • Reply Helena - A Diary of Lovely October 4, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    so many stunning colors, I so wish I was allowed to paint!

  • Reply amanda jane October 4, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    I think my favorite is the yellow and white. So happy!

  • Reply hello, Friday October 4, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Beautiful! The tones are amazing. xoxo

  • Reply postcards and pretties October 4, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    beautiful hues!

  • Reply Britt @ Dreamy Spaces October 4, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    Really like the use of all the different colors. Very playful. That hanging light bulb is awesome!! Aww that old rotary phone! They just don’t make them like they used to!

  • Reply scsd October 4, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    hi honey! it's been a while … ummm those red hunter boots have my name written all over them! and I love the story behind these paints!


  • Reply White Tapestry October 4, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    The last photo looks a little like an easter egg…but I love it anyway!!

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