January 23, 2021

11 Tactical Tools From Interior Design’s January 2021 LAUNCH Issue

Explore 11 tactical yet modern design tools, featured in Interior Design‘s January 2021 edition of LAUNCH.  

1. Tromso by Shelfology

A display piece in its own right, this sleek floating shelf—whose super thin, super strong profile (in four styles) supports 90 pounds per linear foot—is laser-cut and hand-fabricated from premium-milled ¼-inch-thick steel. 

Standouts: Made to order by inch—and done in the USA—designers can pick from over 30 powder coats and use custom colors.

> Learn more about Tromso on LAUNCH

2. Optima EBF-425 by Sloan

This organically modern touch-free faucet (with matching foam soap dispenser) is crafted of brass and available in five finishes, enabling designers to express any aesthetic vision. 

Standouts: Battery-Powered or hardwired, the sink comes with an Optima Control Box for easy installation and an app for users to manage settings. 

> Learn more about Optima EBF-425 on LAUNCH

3. Ocean Master MAX by Tuuci

Redefining the boundaries of shade architecture, the collection offers expansive coverage, profound strength, and reinforced shade skins—an exquisite harmony of comfort and sanctuary. 

Standouts: Master craftsmanship is on display in all 11 styles that combine intelligent automation with marine grade teak and polished titanium. 

> Learn more about Ocean Master MAX on LAUNCH

4. Modern Farmhouse White Oak by Pioneer Millworks

Durable flooring and paneling—available in numerous finishes as well as widths up to 9 inches—can be specified as solid or engineered planks, the latter boasting a 3⁄16-inch wear layer suitable for refinishing.

Standouts: The U.S.-made floorings and panels are available in chevron and herringbone patterns using six pre-finish, or custom, colors 

> Learn more about  Modern Farmhouse White Oak on LAUNCH


Durable and long-lasting, the next-generation surfacing material designed for residential and commercial interiors is extremely matte, soft-touch, and fingerprint resistant.

Standouts: The Italian product can be installed either vertically or horizontally and comes in numerous different colors.

> Learn more about FENIX NTM  on LAUNCH

6. Edie Sconce by Lightmaker Studio Inc.

Pairing handblown glass with brass or nickel, the sconce explores a formal play between exaggeration and restraint. Select from numerous finishes to create custom combinations.

Standouts: Reaching 13.5 inches in height, these Toronto-made fixtures are available in opal, smoked gray, blue, or clear glass options. 

> Learn more about Edie Sconce on LAUNCH

7. Block by Roca

Offered in abundant designs, including trend-conscious colors and cool geometric shapes, the collection of ceramic and glazed-porcelain tiles conveys a strong personality.

Standouts: Choose between 36 different colors of 2″ x 10″ ceramic wall tiles, and 4″ x 24″ and 5″ x 6″ porcelain tiles that are suitable for walls and floors

> Learn more about Block on LAUNCH

8. Kayo by Davis Furniture

A warm embrace—Kayo’s solid walnut base graciously joins with its bent plywood shell for a truly welcoming experience.

Standouts: Various upholstery options are possible for the open or closed back, solid-wood or stackable cast-aluminum chair. 

> Learn more about Kayo on LAUNCH

9. Black Tempal by Caesarstone

Inspired by the dark sky and ocean tides at night, Black Tempal by Caesarstone is layered with emotion and depth as it echoes natural processes that occur over time. 

Standouts: The quartz surfacing captures the look of stone, with its own thickness of two or three centimeters. 

> Learn more about Black Tempal on LAUNCH

10.  DecoMetal—Dark Rolled Steel by Formica

From the 2021 Formica Specialty Collection, the aluminum-sheet laminate series pairs classic metal finishes with warm and cool tones of brass, copper, soft gold, and black. 

Standouts: All 13 styles have an anodized finish for vertical applications.

> Learn more about DecoMetal—Dark Rolled Steel  on LAUNCH

11. Intersection Stack by Corona Group

The flexible divider system features sliding, top-hung panels that can individually pivot and stack anywhere all along the track or be stabilized in specific locations.

Standouts: The individual or hinged panels can be made from materials such as glass, porcelain, or acousticor.

> Learn more about Intersection Stack on LAUNCH

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