The following suppliers offer their own ranges of paints and finishes, as well as acting as distributing agents for other manufacturers from the UK and abroad. It is worth noting that a few existing players have relocated and some new distributors have come into the market.
Auro UK (www. auro. co. uk), one of the longest-established manufacturers of natural paints, has relocated its distributorship to The Green Shop (tel: 01452 770 629).
Livos Paints products are now distributed exclusively in the UK by Eco-Merchant (www. ecomerchant. co. uk).
Green Paints is one of the few UK manufacturers and has been going for more than 15 years (tel: 01507 327362).
Biofa natural paints are available from two distributors: The Green Building Store (www. greenbuildingstore. co. uk) and Villa Natura (www. villanatura. co. uk).
Aglaia www. naturalpaintsonline. co. uk) is one of the newer entrants to the natural-paint scene and one of the few that declares all ingredients.
l Osmo (www. osmouk. com) has introduced a range of clear UV-resistant finishes.