Modern Emulsion is Farrow & Ball’s durable, washable finish for walls and ceilings, combining the colour range your clients love with the practical features they need. In five key benefits, here’s what makes Modern Emulsion a top choice for every type of property and project.

It’s Easy to Apply

The balance of Modern Emulsion’s mixture is just right, meaning it goes on quicker and more evenly, and you don’t get any patchiness from ingredients rising or sinking in the tin.

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Modern Emulsion

It’s Washable and Wipeable

Modern Emulsion repels water based stains and can be easily wiped clean without any damage to the paint film, making it a practical choice for homes with pets and small children.

It’s Super Tough

Modern Emulsion is durable enough to be used anywhere, even in hallways and kids’ rooms, thanks to its strong, tightly linked ingredients creating a scuff-proof finish.

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emulsion protected against mould

It’s Protected Against Mould

Modern Emulsion contains a preservative that protects against mould and mildew, making it suitable for moisture-prone rooms like kitchens and bathrooms – no specialist finish needed.

It’s Eco-Friendly and Child-Safe

Offer extra peace of mind with our water based, low VOC finish. Modern Emulsion is A+ for indoor air quality and certified safe for use in children’s rooms and nurseries.

eco-friendly and child-safe emulsion


Buy 2.5l and 5l tins of Modern Emulsion from over 170 stores and online at – available in every current Farrow & Ball colour.