What is the Color Category?
Light Near Neutral – because of its Value of 8.86 and Chroma of 0.84.
Shoji is a good option when you want a wall color with a smidge more colorfulness than an off-white. And its colorfulness (technically called Chroma) along with it being on the warm side of the yellow hue family, makes it a good option for interiors with a dim quality of light like a north-facing room.
How can we so clearly and concisely categorize color of whites and off-whites? Because we have hue, value, chroma and LRV color notations that describe what colors look like. So, we can easily eliminate confusion and chaos. Making the task of sorting and categorizing paint colors fun and an absolute pleasure:
Get Hue, Value, Chroma and LRV for Paint Colors
Shoji White SW 7042 Hue Family
In context of its Hue Family neighborhood, 3 Y on The Color Strategist Color Wheel. The pink arrows point to where it fits in among the other colors according to its Value 8.86 rounded to 8.88 and Chroma of 0.84 rounded to 1.