Beadboard is great, but using it in a bathroom can be problematic. Damp conditions make the wood swell, opening up unsightly gaps. So we were thrilled to discover the Grazia line of 100 percent glazed-ceramic beadboard. A dead ringer for the real thing, it can be used in baths, kitchens, or anyplace where high humidity is a concern. Ditto for ceramic wainscoting panels that mimic applied moldings, for a dimensional wall that will remain stable no matter what the environment.
Freeport, New York; 800-351-0038; hastingstilebath.com