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Ask Charles Cherney - Question #23

With regard to paint,
what is the difference between
flat, matte, eggshell, satin,
semi-gloss and high-gloss?

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With regard to paint, what is the difference between
flat, matte, eggshell, satin, semi-gloss and high-gloss?

Melissa Dalton's blog post on Curbed answers this question beautifully. 

Check out A Guide to Paint Sheens, from Glossy to Matte.

Illustration above by Sunny Eckerle

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