Sherwin Williams Shoji White


A true chameleon color, Sherwin Williams Shoji White (SW 7042) is one that can create a true cozy feel in your home without feeling overbearing.

Adding the word “white” in a paint color name would lead you to believe it’s actually white. However, with Sherwin Williams Shoji White, this color is truly so much more.

What Color is Sherwin Williams Shoji White?

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is an indicator of the amount of light that is reflected by a color when a light source illuminates it.This paint color has an LRV of 74, meaning it falls on the off-white side of the LRV scale.

What is The LRV?

Sherwin Williams Shoji White is for sure a warm paint color.

Is it a Warm or Cool Color?

Typically a greige color (like Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray) has beige or tan undertones, alongside some gray.

What Are The Undertones?

Because of the green undertones and the fact that it’s more greige than white, your best option for a white trim color would be Sherwin Williams Pure White.

If I’m using this paint color on my walls, what white trim color will look best?

If your home has more of a traditional look on the exterior, Shoji White can be an amazing color because it provides a neutral palette, while still keeping the home feeling fresh and modern.

Is Shoji White A Good Exterior Color?