Linseed paint

Michiel Brouns has rejuvenated the interest in traditional painting techniques through his linseed oil based products.

Meet our Members – David Borthwick

In our regular feature, we find out about members of the Scottish Decorators’ Federation. This time, it’s David Borthwick Jnr, from Borthwick Decorators Ltd, which has offices across central Scotland.

Decorators help charities

Neil Braidwood shines a light on the students and decorating centres from all over Scotland that are getting stuck in and helping charities in need of some help.

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.

Anti-slip paint

Anti-slip paint could mean the difference between life and death. Decorating Matters Editor Neil Braidwood caught up with two established firms that have been keeping us all safe for generations

Women in the industry

Women are playing an increasingly important role in the painting and decorating sector. Their numbers are still relatively low, but growing all the time. And, as these three ground-breaking professionals show, women are ready, willing and able to lead from the front.

Mental health at work

The construction industry is a place where poor mental health is often ignored, leading to tragic outcomes. One firm believes it’s time for that to change.

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.