Farrow and Ball Dead Flat or Modern Emulsion?
You’ve decided on a Farrow & Ball paint colour but you’re unsure of what Farrow and Ball finish is best? If the popularity of Modern Emulsion and the launch of the all-new Dead Flat has left you confused, read our guide to understand the difference between these Farrow and Ball paints so you can pick the best finish for your upcoming project.
What’s Farrow and Ball Modern Emulsion?
Farrow and Ball Modern Emulsion is a washable paint for interior walls and ceilings. This means it’s perfect to stand up to busy homes with children and dogs. It can be wiped clean meaning you can enjoy a great looking finish for longer. With its matt finish and a 7% sheen level, it is matt however there is a slight shine, so if it’s a completely matt / flat finish you are trying to achieve this is not the best Farrow and Ball emulsion for you!
What’s Farrow and Ball Dead Flat?
Farrow and Ball Dead Flat is a new and improved formula of the classic Dead Flat, chalky finish. This new and improved formula is multi-surface, meaning it can be applied to walls, woodwork and metal. This paint offers a scrubbable, scuff-resistant finish which means you can clean this paint without compromising your paint colour or finish. If you’re trying to achieve a super flat / matt finish this paint is for you - offering a sheen level of just 2%.
How Does Farrow and Ball Modern Emulsion Differ From Dead Flat?
The main differences between Farrow & Ball Dead Flat & Modern Emulsion are highlighted below:
Farrow and Ball Modern Emulsion
Farrow and Ball Dead Flat
Super Flat FInish
Available in all Farrow & Ball colours
What is more durable, Modern Emulsion or Dead Flat?
Due to its enhanced formula, Dead Flat offers a tougher finish versus Modern Emulsion. Therefore if you’re looking for the most durable matt Farrow and Ball finish you should opt for Dead Flat. With this added toughness you can wash this paint clean, making it the ideal choice for hallways, playrooms and other high-traffic areas of your home. Not only that, as Dead Flat is multi-surface you can use this to tackle woodwork, metal and walls - making it perfect for achieving a colour drenched effect. Dead Flat is available in all Farrow and Ball colours, including the new Carte Blanche range.