Meet our Members – Alasdair Campbell

In our regular feature, we find out about members of the Scottish Decorators’ Federation. This time, it’s Alasdair Campbell, from the Isle of Skye Paint Company. There are two sides to the business – decorating and paint manufacturing.

Meet our Members – Clinton Findlay

In our regular feature, we find out about Members of the Scottish Decorators’ Federation. In this issue it’s Clinton Findlay, who runs the Orkney-based family business, Kenneth C Findlay & Sons, with his brother, Alton.

Purdy Video Series

Purdy has announced the launch of its latest Inspiring the Next Generation campaign: a series of 17 videos offering insight, advice and useful tips for anyone starting a career in the painting and decorating industry. Available across Purdy’s social media channels, the videos highlight the importance of choosing the right tools for the job to achieve the perfect finish.

Scottish paint companies (part two)

Specialising in a niche product can mean a long life for a paint company. Neil Braidwood speaks to Smith & Rodger which has been going since 1877 and Mac & Brush which launched last year.

Scottish Paint Companies

Decorating Matters editor Neil Braidwood investigates two Scottish paint companies – Craig & Rose, which has been trading for almost 200 years, and the Isle of Skye Paint Company, which launched in 2015.

Signwriters – part two

In part two of our special feature on signwriting, Neil Braidwood meets Ciarán Glöbel from Glasgow and Mac Hutchison from the Scottish Borders. Both fell into the trade by accident, but business is really booming for these two creatives.