The iconic interior design show gets a 2021 twist

Changing Rooms in partnership with Dulux has returned to our screens!

The series features designers Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Russell Whitehead, and Jordan Cluroe of 2LG, presenter Anna Richardson and a team of Dulux Select Decorators transforming homes across the nation. You will even spot the Academy’s Matt Gray through the series supporting the team with his Academy skills. Finally, we also introduce the crew that will bring their décor fantasies to life, from carpenter-joiner Tibby Singh to our gang of super-savvy Dulux Select Decorators.

If you're interested in any of the colours or techniques featured on the show, we have put together an episode guide below,  so you can get the inside scoop on some fantastic transformations.


Episode Guide



Episode 1 – Living Room

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen took on the challenge of brightening up Claire’s lifeless living room, with the approval of best friend Joe.

If you were a fan of the original series, you know Laurence doesn’t shy away from bright, bold designs. And the theme he gave this room revamp was ‘Forever Peacocky’, so you can already imagine the colours.

He used lots of teals and corals from the Dulux range, click read more to find out!

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Episode 2 -Blingissimo 

The team are in Cardiff this week, Laurence is taking on challenge to change Teresa & Andrew's living room. Laurence is giving the room another one of his master peice to bring to life a 'Blingissimo' look & feel. 

Meanwhile Russell & Jordan’s is bringing to life ‘Less Is Amore’ living / dining room for Maria & Nick.

Click here to find more details about all the Dulux colours used in the show!
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Episode 3 - Ulterior Violet & Hear me roar

This week’s two makeovers in Leeds were a masterclass in-room zoning, super-creative paint effects, cat-inspired décor and design terminology (were we the only ones Googling “Macassar”?).
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Episode 4 - Boho Baha & Back to the futureism 

This week’s episode cast another hue into the (flush-mount, warm-white, LED) spotlight. Read on to see how the designs conceived by Laurence Llewelyn Bowen and Russell & Jordan made a convincing case for painting a room… in brown. We’ve also gathered the episode’s best banter, upcycling projects and innovative paint techniques, so dive in!
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Episode 5 - Villa Villainess & Acid House

This week’s Changing Rooms was a riot: vivid hues, offbeat colour combinations, statement walls and a medley of decorating effects from colour banding to painted headboards.
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Episode 6 - Pucker Up & Ginterlude

Interested in the colours used in the final episode of changing rooms? Well look no further, a full breakdown is available on our latest blog.
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Love the colours we used on the show?

Throughout the series, the team will be working with Dulux Simply Refresh
& Dulux Heritage colours.

All of these colours and thousands more are available to order online, in a wide
range of fantastic Dulux Trade finishes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What colours are in the Dulux Changing Rooms adverts?

The colours used in the adverts are all Dulux colours including:


  • Gentle Fawn
  • Indigo Shade
  • Dusted Fondant
  • Timeless
  • Denim Drift
  • Pebble Shore
  • Proud Peacock
  • Teal Touch
  • Pressed Petal
  • Teal Tension
  • Blush Pink
What colours were used on last night's Changing Rooms episode?

There is information available here, on the Dulux Changing Rooms hub (www.dulux.co.uk/changing-rooms) on the colours used in each episode. All the colours used are also available on our Dulux Trade colour wall so that you can provide the same colours to your customers.

The decorators on the show do projects differently to me, why are they using those techniques?

The Dulux Select Decorators featured on the show were working to specific requirements and constraints of the Changing Rooms projects, one of which is time and available tools.

How can I find out more/get training on techniques seen in the show?

The Dulux Academy has a range of courses available covering the techniques used on the show. You can browse their website for information on specific courses and to book: www.duluxacademy.co.uk.

What trade paints are used in the show?

Dulux retail paints were used throughout the filming of Changing Rooms as the makeovers. All the colours used are also available on our colour walls in Dulux Decorator Centres so that you can provide the same colours to your customers.

Where did the decorators on the show get their t-shirts/trousers from?

The workwear worn by the decorators in the show was provided to them by the Changing
Rooms team.

What tools are used in the episodes?

There is information available on the Dulux Changing Rooms hub (www.dulux.co.uk/changing-rooms) on how to recreate the looks featured in each episode, including the key tools used.

Are the decorators using professional tools?

A range of tools, colours and products were provided by the show to the Dulux Select Decorators.

My customer wants to recreate a look from Changing Rooms, how do I find out what they are talking about?

There is information available on the Dulux Changing Rooms hub (www.dulux.co.uk/changing-rooms) on the colours used in each episode.

Who are the decorators featured in the show?

The decorators on the show are all Dulux Select Decorators. You can find out more about
Steph, Mike, Georgie and Emma at: www.dulux.co.uk/en/expert-help/select-decorator-changing-
rooms.

What is the trade equivalent to products used in the show?

The decorators featured in the show are using Dulux retail paints. We can advise on the best
trade alternative to get the look for your customer if you can confirm the substrate you’re
working with?

What’s the best product to achieve the looks from the show?

The decorators featured in the show are using Dulux retail paints. We can advise on the best
trade alternative to get the look for your customer if you can confirm the substrate you’re
working with?

What wallpaper should I use to get the looks from the show?

The looks on the show were all created using high quality wallpaper, such as the brands and styles available at Dulux Decorator Centre. If you want to learn more about wallpaper application,  the Dulux Academy also has a range of courses available. You can browse their website for information on specific courses and to book: www.duluxacademy.co.uk.


What preparation was done before wallpapering on the show?

Wallrock was used in preparation ahead of the majority of the papering shown in the show.
You can get this, along with all other relevant wallpaper products, at decorator merchants.

How do I find out more about Dulux Select Decorators?

You can find all the information about becoming a Dulux Select Decorator at:
https://www.duluxtradepaintexpert.co.uk/en/services/dulux-select-decorator.

How do I become a Dulux Select Decorator?

To apply to join Dulux Select Decorators, simply email dulux.select@akzonobel.com and the
team will be able to support you with your application.

What is the criteria to be a Dulux Select Decorator?

To apply to join the scheme you must have been a decorator for at least 3 years, owned your
own business for at least 1 year and do 60% or more of your work on domestic properties. For
the full list of criteria and all the information about becoming a Dulux Select Decorator visit:
https://www.duluxtradepaintexpert.co.uk/en/services/dulux-select-decorator.

What are the benefits of being a Dulux Select Decorator?

Benefits include use of Dulux branded assets, product discount vouchers, subsidised rates at
the Dulux Academy, access to an exclusive forum, regular social events and competitions. You
can find the full list of benefits and more information about becoming a Dulux Select Decorator
at: https://www.duluxtradepaintexpert.co.uk/en/services/dulux-select-decorator.

Is there a joining fee/how much does it cost to become a Dulux Select Decorator?

The annual membership is £234, plus an initial joining fee £60 (inc. VAT).

How do you assess if someone is suitable to become a Dulux Select Decorator?

Along with meeting the strict criteria (being decorator for at least 3 years, owning your own
business for at least 1 year and doing 60% or more of your work on domestic properties) Dulux
also require three customer references from completed jobs. An on-site assessment by the
decorating professionals from Dulux Academy.


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