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Architects / Specifiers

Fast and easy to use tools to help you achieve great results for your clients

Better Construction

Specification and information centre

Everything you need to produce accurate specification is here, along with associated information. Better specification information and knowledge assists in delivering construction projects right first time.

Paint Specification Creator

Specify the perfect product for your job with our easy-to-use specialist tool.

Choosing products is an important part of the job - regardless of your project size. Get it right with the Dulux Paint Specification Creator.


Dulux Trade Paint Expert for Specifier

For architects and specifiers on the go

Dulux Trade Paint Expert is the ultimate app for professionals specifying colour and product on decorating projects in the UK. Created especially for Architects and Specifiers, the Dulux Trade Paint Expert app is designed to provide you with useful tools and information on the go and includes a mobile version of ‘Paint Specification Creator’, the new and exclusive ‘Dulux Trade Paint Expert Visualizer’, as well as the ability to find an approved Painting Contractor.

Dulux Trade Contract Partnership

Our exclusive membership scheme of quality contractors

Dulux Trade Contract Partnership is an exclusive network that provides fast, convenient access to the best quality commercial decorators in the industry.


Sustainability Policies

Sustainability is fundamental to the AkzoNobel strategy of connecting value creation to resource efficiency; delivering this consistent performance is key to the company's determination to effectively implement its sustainability strategy - Planet Possible.

Digital Colour Palette

Bring your vision to life on-screen with Dulux Trade colour

With over 2000 colours our Plugin helps professionals like you design their project with precision - seamlessly integrating with your digital design software.


Colour & Contrast Digital Design Guide

Easily create aesthetically pleasing colour schemes that aid accessibility

Our 'Colour & Contrast Digital Design Guide' is a program designed to help specifiers maximise the inclusivity and usability of a space; users can virtually paint a variety of room sets, either using pre-designed schemes or creating new ones, and the program will flag which colour choices and positioning also comply with the visual contrast guidelines set out in the Equality Act, Approved Document to part M. The resulting schemes can then be saved, shared with clients or printed for reference.

Get creative with Dulux Trade Colour Schemer

An easy tool for professionals to be inspired, create colour schemes and specifications for their projects, business & sector.

Colour Schemer from Dulux Trade offers building owners and managers ready-made colour schemes that coordinate well with your existing core colours such as flooring or furniture. Simply choose your sector, select a core colour and within a couple of clicks Dulux Trade Colour Schemer will offer you professionally designed moodboards that will work in your space. You can even customise them to add your own logo and project names for that personal touch to share with your residents, tenants or occupants via email or social media. For that professional presentation, Dulux Trade can print your colour accurate A3 boards and have them with you within two working days.

Dulux Trade Colour Schemer

Choosing sustainability paint

Helping you make the right choice of sustainable paint for your project


Reducing your waste

Our research shows that in the UK 55 million litres of paint and 90 million paint cans are wasted each year. We are determined to change this by exploring new ways to recycle and reuse paint and their containers.


Our Environmental Performance

We are committed to driving sustainability throughout our operations, particularly when it comes to resource efficiency.