Classy painting company Farrow & Ball emits color based on famous Cornwall mizzle weather
Mizzle, this particularly Cornish weather experience gained worldwide recognition during the G7 summit.
People all over the world suddenly became aware of the Cornish term for misty drizzle – or is it drizzle drizzle? – when fine but persistent rain was announced, US President Joe Biden’s helicopter was prevented from landing on Mount St Michael for a meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
They can send a man to the moon, but the muzzle is too much for their helicopters.
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Everywhere, from Reuters to the Washington Post, the Cornish concept began to be told to readers around the world. There was even a segment on the mizzle on the BBC’s 24 hour news. Too many times. This is the case with 24-hour streaming news.
Anyone who suddenly became aware of the vaguely depressing weather front might like to know that they can paint their homes to match.
For those posh paint and wallpaper exhibitors, Farrow & Ball, have a “flavor” called, yes, Mizzle.
Here is the company’s description of the color: “This modest gray-green is named after the western night sky of the country when there is a mixture of haze and drizzle. The addition of green pigment diminishes the tones. cool blues, creating a lighter shade of pigeon and gray blue. Rooms are soft and content when painted in this rather indeterminate color. ”
This is pretentious … sorry, informative … marketing spiel, keep going.
“For his many fans, Mizzle’s indistinct nature is part of his charm. Whether you see him in gray, green or something in between, one thing is for sure – he works wonders in any room in the house. . But how did it get to our palette in the first place. And what’s a Mizzle, anyway? ”
What’s a Mizzle, anyway ?! Ask any self-respecting Cornishman and woman, or even anyone in the world now.
Oh and if you want to spruce up your bathroom with an ‘indeterminate’ and ‘indistinct’ color, a tester pot costs £ 4.95.
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