Edward Bulmer's Dos and Don'ts of Decorating for House and Garden Edward Bulmer shares his top tips with House and Garden for creating a timeless home that respects both the building’s history and the future The staircase at Pitshill in our 'Tea Green', restored by Edward Bulmer and photography by Paul Massey Do consider that behind every decision you will make there is a human story It may be one you can embrace like a wonderful craftswoman at work, or it might be an ‘invisible’ underpaid and unfairly treated factory worker. We should take no joy or satisfaction from creativity that involves destruction or exploitation. All our decisions have environmental and social impact and we have ignored this for too long now! Edward Bulmer read more Sea Green Whiting Milk White 8 paint colour tips from sustainable paint expert Edward Bulmer for Architectural Digest The UK-based designer and paint maker shares his colour secrets in a new educational series for Create Academy. Use Nature As Your Paint Playground “I’ve pretty much got today what artists have been using for literally a few millennia,” he says, referencing his paint studio’s 102-colour offering. Recalling his days as a photography restoration assistant and the similar colours he used back then, he adds that if it “was enough pigment to restore 500 years of art,” then it’s surely enough to produce the paint colours “needed to hang that art on top of.” Having trouble choosing colour? Discover our colour consultancy service, from in home to virtual we will show you how to choose and use and leave you colour confident! read more Invisible Green Jonquil Azurite How To Decorate Using Terracotta & Blush Online lifestyle magazine Sheerluxe asks Edward’s expert opinion on how blush and terracotta can be used together to make an interior bold and dramatic or gentle and calm. To find out more about decorating with our blush pinks, read our guide on this flattering for all interior paint colour! 'Malahide' and 'Jonquil' by @farstud.o “Cooked earth or terracotta, as we know it, is one of the oldest building materials. The colour derives from the heating of the natural pigmentation in the earth. Earth is a different colour around the world and for millennia, we’ve used it to make pigment – usually those that are rich in iron ore and give us red and yellow ochres. These earth pigments are ideal for creating the most pleasing and flattering blush pinks, so essentially terracotta and blush derive from the same source, which is why they can be used together so successfully.” Edward Bulmer read more Jonquil Malahide Spanish White Wanting to learn more about colour? Taking on a decorating project yourself or perhaps you are a first-time buyer and need help on how to make the interior colours of your home flow throughout? Take a look at our colour consultancy service We have now added five incredibly talented designers to our team meaning our geographical reach has extended and booking is far more convenient for you. Our consultants have all been trained by the ‘colour man’ himself, Edward Bulmer, and aside from having expert design flair and colour know-how, they are passionate about creating healthier interiors which are kind to both our people and our planet.