Meet Modern Emulsion

Written on 16th February 2022

Look no further than Modern Emulsion for your next room makeover. It’s our washable, wipeable, scuff-resistant paint for walls and ceilings, pairing a sophisticated matt finish with practical benefits that make it suitable for even the most demanding spaces in your home.

Don’t just take our word for it – this super-tough superstar has been crowned Best Buy in the Washable Paint category by Which?, whose independent experts said "This paint from Farrow and Ball proved to be the most washable and durable in our tests. Easily the winner, the Farrow and Ball paint didn’t flake, peel off or fade after repeated washes.”

Now that’s what we call a glowing review. But what does it mean for your walls? Keep reading to find out what makes Modern Emulsion best for kitchens, bathrooms, kids’ rooms and more.


Modern Emulsion makes an excellent kitchen paint thanks to its washable and wipeable surface. For the perfect pairing, take your cues from our followers and try ultra-tough Modern Eggshell on kitchen cabinets.


Modern Emulsion’s super-tough finish makes it resistant to everyday knocks, scuffs, and scrapes – great news for busy hallways that frequently endure runaway scooters and kicked-off shoes.


As durable in the bathroom as it is in any other space, Modern Emulsion contains a preservative that means it’s protected against mould, so you can keep those long, steamy showers and have your dream colour palette too.

Children’s Rooms

Toy-safe Modern Emulsion is a win-win for kids’ rooms and nurseries. Rigorously tested against a variety of stains including felt-tip pens, it’s also certified safe in accordance with Toy Safety Standards thanks to its low-VOC water base.

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