Shimmery lacquer finish
Pieter Estersohn

Ultimate Style Test

It's cherished by the experts.

Lacquer passes the ultimate style test: Designers use it in their own homes. Jan Showers never has to convince clients of the treatment's merits, once they've seen the powder room in her Dallas town house. "It's black lacquer and has black marble tiles with white veining on the floor," she says. "People always say, 'What a little jewel box!'"

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