“We like to contrast inexpensive materials with more high-end stuff,” Kanner says, listing his own bathroom as an example. An exposed-edge plywood countertop with a laminate finish seems to hover above corrugated fiberglass cabinet doors. Green glass mosaic tiles from Ann Sacks' Beaulieu collection provide the luxurious backdrop. Glass mosaic lovers can choose among numerous shapes and color palettes. Ann Sacks, 800.278.8453; www.annsacks.com/home.html

kanner architects
santa monica, calif.
stephen h. kanner, faia