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