Board and Batten Wainscoting
Justin and I have used board and batten in most of our homes. You can alter the height to fit your style and the room, and choose an installation method to fit your budget, time, and skill level.
You can also split up the board and batten style to make a paneled wall with stacked squares like these:
And board and batten is a great wainscoting style for stairs and stair walls… so long as you’re willing to do some angular math!
Picture Frame Wainscoting
Picture frame style wainscoting is another popular style, especially in older homes where you need more classic styles to match the architecture.
and Involving Color shared here:
Or add a little oomph to the picture frames by using paintable textured wallpaper to look like carved wainscot like Suzy’s Sitcom did: