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We were delighted to have Paddy O’Donnell join Sara for this week’s 3 on a Thursday on our Instagram TV channel, you can watch back their chat here.

@farrowandball @patrick_odonnell_fb

About Paddy

Patrick O’Donnell has been a part of the Farrow & Ball team since 2012. As of 2018, he has held the role of International Brand Ambassador, fostering relationships between Farrow & Ball and the designers and decorators who use its products to bring clients’ homes to life.​

After completing A-Levels in English, Fine Art, History of Art and Classical History, Patrick went on to earn an ISVA Fine Art & Chattels qualification at Southampton, before beginning a career in specialist paint decoration, studying at the Leonard Pardon School in London.​

Having held roles across the creative industries, including those in film and television, floristry, and interior design, Patrick has since brought his considerable experience and impeccable eye for colour and form to Farrow & Ball, first as an expert Colour Consultant, and now as Brand Ambassador.

⁠Paddy’s selections

Favourite design book:⁠

Colefax and Fowler -Inspirational Interiors
Book by Roger Banks-Pye

Favourite design object:⁠

A pair of 50’s glass lamps gifted for his 30th birthday

Favourite creative person:⁠

Pierpaolo Piccioli of Creative Director of Maison Valentino



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