Specifying in the hospitality and leisure sector can cover anything from hotels, gyms and cinemas to restaurants, bars, and shopping centres. All of which, need to cater for high levels of traffic, yet have different purposes and demands.
If you want to create a tailored specification, our team of experts are here to help. From hard-wearing products capable of withstanding everyday wear and tear, to our library of sector-specific colour knowledge and online tools.
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We offer a comprehensive range of products that have been developed with the leisure sector in mind. Our specialist paints can help you manage projects efficiently, while considering budgets, sustainability and extending maintenance cycles.
The colour scheme you choose is equally important because you’re trying to give the space a specific mood. Our colour consultants can help you specify a scheme that reflects the heritage and architectural style of the space, whether traditional or contemporary.
Hard-wearing Dulux products ideal for leisure spaces
Dulux Trade Scuffshield Matt
Tough, water-based matt emulsion containing ultimate scuff resistant technology. Designed to protect against scuff marks, it’s also cleanable and offers good stain resistance, too. So, it’s ideal for use in high traffic areas such as corridors, stairwells and hallways.
Dulux Trade Diamond Matt
Tough, cleanable emulsion in a smooth matt, or mid-sheen finish. Magnolia and Tinting Bases contain Anti-Fade Technology to protect colour pigments from damage. Achieves Class 1 ISO 11998 and Type C BS 7719 scrub ratings, helping walls withstand daily wear and tear. With Stain Repellent Technology built in, the Diamond range is ideal for busy environments needing frequent cleaning.
Dulux Trade Evolve Matt
Professional quality, high opacity water-based emulsion made with 35% recycled paint content. Smooth flow, for easy application, and offers excellent coverage with a high-quality finish and a lower carbon footprint than our standard matt emulsion. Dulux Trade Evolve is suitable for all normal interior wall and ceiling surfaces.
Luxury washable matt emulsion formulated with premium quality pigments to guarantee excellent depth of colour. With specially blended clays for effortless application, and an irresistible soft to touch finish. Choose from a palette of expertly selected colours, inspired by beautiful periods in British design history. Ideal for leisure spaces where eye-catching, standout colours are a must.
Sector-specific colour knowledge
Specifier’s Guide: Leisure
Discover how our evidence-based design principles can help you use colour and decoration to create leisure spaces that delight regular guests and attract new ones.
Colour Palettes for Leisure Spaces
Our Commercial Colour Consultants can advise you on the ideal colour scheme for your project, creating the right ambiance to ensure people engage with the space the way you want them to.
Dulux Colour Of The Year 2024 For Leisure
Dulux's Colour of the Year, Sweet EmbraceTM, beautifully complements the warm colour story's natural shades. It softens the appearance of a building and makes it more approachable.
Hospitality and Leisure Palettes
Our colour consultants help professionals create beautiful, functional spaces centred on the needs of occupants. Get in touch for specific advice on colour schemes in the hospitality and leisure sector or tap the button below to see an example moodboard.
Tools to support your leisure project specification
Dulux Trade Colour Schemer
This easy-to-use online tool makes it quick and simple for specifiers and designers to select ready-made colour schemes for leisure spaces.
Dulux Specification Creator
Professionals can use this simple online tool as a quick reference guide, or to build an in-depth paint and woodcare specification for tender documentation.
Dulux Trade Interior Design App
This free tablet app makes it easy to create professional mood boards, using Dulux trade palettes, to share with colleagues and clients.
Dulux Trade Colour Sensor
This compact colour scanner finds the nearest shade from the Dulux Trade palette, giving you an instant match to your client’s colour preferences, on site.
Specification success stories
Transforming Birch Hotel
We helped transform a Grade II listed country escape hotel using Dulux Heritage, to give it a modern, contemporary feel.
Refreshing Mayflower Theatre
We helped revive a Grade II Listed theatre, using more than 1,000 litres of Dulux Trade paint to give it a beautiful, intimate feel, fit for the 21st century.