SW 6042

Sherwin Williams Hush White

Sherwin Williams Hush White SW 6042 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hush White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6042. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6042
Color name:Hush White
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Sherwin Williams Hush White reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Hush White

Hush White SW 6042 has an LRV of 71.79% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 71.79% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Sherwin Williams Hush White undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Hush White undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

229, 218, 212

Is Sherwin Williams Hush White SW 6042 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 21° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6042 Hush White HSL code: 21, 25%, 86%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Hush White:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Hush White SW 6042 vs Modest White SW 6084

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Hush White SW 6042 vs Sherwin Williams Modest White SW 6084Open Hush White SW 6042
LRV: 71.79%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.5%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Hush White SW 6042 vs Aesthetic White SW 7035

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Hush White SW 6042 vs Sherwin Williams Aesthetic White SW 7035Open Hush White SW 6042
LRV: 71.79%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.1%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e5dad4copy color code
RGB Decimal229, 218, 212copy color code
RGB Percent89.80%, 85.49%, 83.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 21° Saturation: 7.42% Value: 89.8%copy color code
HSLhsl(21, 25, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.8 Yellow: 7.42 Key: 10.2copy color code
YIQY: 220.605 I: 8.483 Q: 0.46copy color code
XYZX: 69.266 Y: 71.555 Z: 72.432copy color code
CIE LabL:87.754 a:2.734 b:4.296copy color code
CIE LuvL:87.754 u:6.731 v:5.965copy color code
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Hunter lab84.59, -1.87, 8.445copy color code
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