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Kitchen painted in Farrow & Ball Modern Eggshell. Kitchen with floor, walls and cupboard in India Yellow No.66 | Estate Emulsion and Modern Eggshell

Modern Eggshell is our very hardwearing mid sheen finish that is available in all of our 132 colours. Used to update floors, stairs, skirting boards and even to freshen up kitchen units and cupboards, Modern Eggshell offers an even more durable (and slightly glossier) alternative to our Estate Eggshell.

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  • Mid sheen finish, 40% sheen level
  • Quick drying
  • Washable and wipeable
  • Eco-friendly, low VOC
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets
  • Easy to clean up – wash brushes in warm soapy water
  • Unmatched depth of colour
  • Available in all 132 colours


Use Interior wood, metal and concrete surfaces.
Colours available 132
Sheen level 40%
Drying time Dry in 2 hours, recoat in 4 hours

Available tin sizes and coverage (ft2)


750ml: 95ft2


1 Gallon: 480ft2


Painted floors can look beautiful by using a single colour to complement your scheme, or you can add interest by painting stripes on stairs, framing a fireplace or even creating a faux rug. Modern Eggshell paint can also be used to freshen up kitchen units and cupboards, it offers an alternative (glossier) finish to Estate Eggshell.

Stairs in Caulke Green Floor Paint Hallway with ceiling in Wimborne White No.239 and walls in Lulworth Blue No.89 and Wimborne White No.239 | Estate Emulsion, Modern Emulsion and Modern Eggshell.
Floor in Charlotte's Locks, Babouche and All White Floor Paint Kitchen with shelving in Wimborne White No.239 and walls in Stiffkey Blue No.281 | Modern Emulsion and Modern Eggshell