Kalamazoo, MI - December 13, 2016 – Landscape Forms announces its product family, Cochran, has just won a 2016 GOOD DESIGN™ Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. This is the second major award that Cochran has received since its launch and one of 13 awards that Landscape Forms products have garnered in 2016. Cochran is simply elegant outdoor furniture designed by award-winning landscape architect Andrea Cochran. The line includes a lounge chair, chaise lounge and side table created to enhance outdoor experience.
“We’re very excited for Andrea. Just like her landscape architecture, the Cochran line is clean, modern and rational,” says Landscape Forms Vice President of Design and Marketing, Kirt Martin. “It’s truly a timeless design.”
Part of the Terrace Life group of products for high-value social spaces, Cochran is engineered for portability and intended and warrantied for use in protected public spaces, yet moves seamlessly into high-end residential settings. Frames on all pieces are strong sculpted cast aluminum finished with Landscape Forms proprietary Pangard II ®, a HAPS, VOC, and lead-free polyester powdercoat. Chaise lounge and lounge chair seats are engineered mesh fabric. Tabletops are Landscape Forms proprietary Meldstone™ ultra high-performance cast concrete. Cochran proudly joins the roster of GOOD DESIGN™ award winning Landscape Forms products, including the 35 Collection, MultipliCITY, Olithas, and Hi-Glo / Lo-Glo.
About Landscape Forms
Landscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated collections of high-design site furniture and advanced LED lighting. Since its founding in 1969 Landscape Forms has earned a reputation for excellent design, high quality products and exceptional service. The Landscape Forms U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan with sales representatives throughout North America, South America, the United Kingdom, Australia, the United Arab Emirates and Asia. Landscape Forms collaborates with renowned industrial designers and consultancies, landscape architects, and architects to design and develop integrated collections of products that address emerging needs and help create a sense of place. Additionally, the company has formed global marketing partnerships with select companies that share its commitment to design. Landscape Forms has an installed base of products around the world. Clients include municipalities, transit centers, corporate, college and health care campuses, sites such as Orange County Great Park; and familiar brand leaders such as Boeing, Cisco Systems, Disney, Sprint, American Airlines, Herman Miller and Nike. The company was recently named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the Top 15 Small Workplaces in the US