Winsor & Newton

The World's Finest Creative Tool Maker

Starting in 1832 chemist William Winsor and artist Henry Newton brought together the knowledge of the scientist and the creativity of the artist to offer an unprecedented choice of colour, clarity and permanence to fine artists.

Art and Science

The art materials are developed and manufactured by a team of modern ‘colourmen’ with a background in chemistry, who create colours and materials which provide quality – and inspiration. 

Royal Warrant

Winsor & Newton were granted a Royal Warrant by Queen Victoria in 1841, and have continued receive the endorsement ever since.  Winsor & Newton remains by Appointment to HRH the Prince of Wales. 


At tjhe brushmaking plant in Lowestoft they have introduced a rainwater collection system that provides a free and alternative source of water for the production process.
In the colour factories they have lowered environmental impact by installing technology that treats water effluent in closed-loop systems and reuses it throughout the plant, including to clean machinery.