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Design is our identity and first priority. 

Beginning with our design team and permeating throughout all aspects of our organization, a culture of design consciousness unites us, animates us, and drives us to innovate. Our inspirations are broad and wide-ranging, yet acutely focused on addressing form and function in unique, intelligent and beautiful ways. 

It's about Design & People

Our design team is creative, deeply passionate and unafraid to take on the difficult challenges — an ethos we share with our community of design collaborators. These partners include architects, landscape architects, industrial designers, interior designers and leading multidisciplinary design firms who span the globe. The products of our collaboration reflect this diversity of expertise and are celebrated for their beauty, quality and performance.

  • Andrea Cochran, FASLA, is founder and principal of Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, based in San Francisco. Her firm sculpts and navigates space through a seamless integration of landscape, art and architecture, drawing boundaries with a controlled palette of materials to create permeable edges that blur the line between the natural and built environment. Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture has earned wide acclaim for its public, commercial and residential work, and is recipient of numerous awards including the 2014 ASLA Design Medal, the 2014 National Design Award in Landscape Architecture from the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, and multiple regional and national ASLA awards. 

  • Arno Yurk was Vice President of Design at Landscape Forms for 26 years prior to his retirement in 2012. He brought fifteen years of experience as a practicing architect to his role at Landscape Forms where his creative insight and expertise in the unique requirements of site furniture and its function in outdoor space significantly advanced the company’s collaboration with leading international design partners. Arno, who holds several design patents, designed numerous signature Landscape Forms products including the Scarborough, Gretchen, Manistee and Petosky benches, and the Carousel table with attached seating which received an IDEA Bronze Award.

  • Brian Kane established Kane Design Studio in San Francisco in 1989 following tenure as designer for Metropolitan Furniture, later acquired by Steelcase. Kane has designed several of Landscape Forms most popular and critically acclaimed benches including Presidio, Sonoma, Town Square, Washington Square, and Hyde Park, as well as the Annapolis bollard. His bench designs marry graceful curves with comfort and strength to meet the special demands of exterior seating. Hyde Park was awarded the APEX Commendation for design.
  • Brian Revoir served for 11 years as Senior Product Designer with Michael Graves Design Group/Michael Graves and Associates designing award winning products. He has extensive experience in the management of multiple projects bringing consumer products for major international companies from concept to market. Revoir holds a degree in industrial design from Rochester Institute of Technology and is a member of IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America).
  • Claudia Issa a São Paolo-based ceramicist and designer, is the latest artist to offer creative inspiration and define a new aesthetic vocabulary through Kornegay Design’s Visiting Artist Program. Issa’s work often incorporates elements of intentional imperfection, creating nontraditional beauty out of traditionally discarded materials and organic, asymmetrical forms—a creative vision that both draws on Larry Kornegay’s original artistic intent but also inspires a new direction for the brand.
  • BMW Group Designworks provides design strategy, research, design development, sustainability consulting, brand communications, 3D modeling, and color, materials, and finish development to many of the world’s great brands. The creative partner to BMW Group, it also serves clients across diverse industries through studios in Los Angeles, Munich, and Singapore. The company designs a wide range of products from jets to computers and has an unparalleled understanding of consumers and the world of design that surrounds them. Hi-Glo lighting from the Metro40 Collection designed by BMW Group Designworks for Landscape Forms has earned IDEA, ID Magazine Design Review, Green GOOD DESIGN and FX International Interior Design awards. 

  • Founded in Barcelona in 1886, Escofet began as a manufacturer of cement tiles for architectural application and has since evolved into a world design leader in the innovation of urban elements. The group works closely with designers to create the highest quality cast concrete, wood, metal, and high-density polyethylene site furnishings. It has a long tradition of collaboration with elite architects and artists from Antoni Gaudí and Joan Miró, to Ricardo Bofill, Arata Izozaki, Jean Nouvel and Richard Rogers. Today, Escofet is at the forefront of the movement for urban transformation, developing solutions that energize, beautify and enhance the usability of public outdoor space. 

  • Francisco Gomez Paz is an Argentina-born industrial designer who founded his Milan design practice in 2004. Paz has developed products for leading design companies including Artemide, Driade, Luceplan, Olivetti and Sector. His work has received international awards, including the Good Design Award, the Red Dot Award, the Compasso d’Oro and, together with Alberto Meda, the 2011 First Prize of the Index Award for the Solar Bottle, which was selected for MOMA’s Study Collection. His FGP Collection for Landscape Forms is part of the company’s Global 45 group of products designed for international application, manufactured with mass produced parts, and customized by regional materials.

  • frog design applies its world class talent to address the challenges of companies competing in rapidly changing marketplaces. It is distinguished by its process of concurrent, multidisciplinary innovation, rapidly delivering high impact products, services and brand enhancements. frog has designed some of the market’s most significant products, including the Sony Trinitron, the Apple Computer and Disney Cruise Lines. Headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley, it has additional offices in the US and Germany. The 35 Collection created in collaboration with Landscape Forms is the first integrated site furniture collection designed specifically to foster social interaction in outdoor spaces.

  • Seattle-based Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd. is a landscape architecture practice with special experience in designing high-use landscapes in complex, urban contexts. GGN's project awards include multiple ASLA National Design Excellence Awards and AIA/ASLA Honor and Merit awards for Design, the Tucker Design Award, and the Smithsonian's prestigious Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Landscape Architecture. For Landscape Forms, GGN has designed the Maggie bench and Charlie table, and UrbanEdge, an integrated collection of site elements that looks at design and planning for the city center in new and innovative ways. 

  • Ian McDonald is an artist with a unique philosophy that plays at the distinctive intersection of sculpture and craft. One of today’s most regarded potters with a portfolio that ranges from traditional vessels to free-form sculpture and mixed-media installations, his experience has led him to the current position of Head of Ceramics at the renowned Cranbrook Academy of Art. Here, Ian leads a rigorous studio practice that explores the ceramic spectrum, finding inspiration in its position as a material for conceptual form and idea making.
  • London-based studio Industrial Facility was co-founded in 2002 by designers Sam Hecht and Kim Colin. Their approach reflects both a thoughtful consideration of form and a unique understanding of contemporary life, creating beauty out of utility in the products, furniture and exhibitions they design. Hecht and Colin’s desire is to work for industry in a way that improves the things we live with. Not setting out to produce something different but rather something better, they aim to design things that will last, be effective and give satisfaction often beyond what is called for by the product and the client. Industrial Facility is considered as one of the most progressive studios in product, furniture and exhibition design. 

  • sorelstudio, located in the Denver Metro area, provides product design, creative direction and design strategy services to its clientele. Jess Sorel’s creative work lies at the intersection of his artful approach and uncommon technical understanding. Driven by his desire to understand the context in which objects are made and used, Sorel’s primary focus is on interpreting the world around him as the evolution of culture and technology impact the way we live, work and play. Sorel’s work has been recognized both domestically and internationally with numerous industry awards and has been featured in Abitare, Azure, Blueprint, Contract, Domus, Dwell, Fast Company, I.D. Magazine, Interior Design and Metropolis as well as many design blogs and online publications.
  • John Rizzi was educated in industrial design and learned from the masters by helping develop designs by Michael Graves, Neils Diffrient, Richard Sapper and Massimo and Leila Vignelli. He began his own practice in 1985 and over the past two decades has designed bike accessories, office furniture systems, lounge seating, tables and lighting for major national and international companies. Rizzi's design process is rigorous, analytic and self-critical. His work has won IDSA, APEX, Contract Magazine and NEOCON Best Products Gold and Silver awards. His designs for Landscape Forms include the Parc Vue bench and receptacle, Parc Centre tables and chairs, and the Parc Lounge chair and ottoman.

  • Justin Champaign began his career path in furniture design at the California College of Art. There, he met industrial designer Brian Kane who exposed Champaign to the contract furniture market, and things clicked. The relationship with Kane led to a job at contract furniture manufacturer Metro, part of the Steelcase portfolio. Metro evolved into Coalesse, and Champaign became its first industrial designer, involved in all aspects of the business, including brand development. Champaign’s interests turned to power, which he saw as an essential component to furniture but lacking the thoughtfulness it deserved. This interest took Champaign to Pablo Lighting, where he worked at the intersection of craft and technology, designing one of the first lighting and USB charging products on the market.

  • KEM STUDIO is an award-winning design firm that fuses architecture and industrial design. This fusion is a natural extension of their underlying philosophy to design more approachable, livable and necessary solutions in our lives. They are a multidisciplinary studio by design—with diverse talents and areas of expertise that bring a unique perspective to every project. Their collaborative approach extends well beyond the studio, influencing how KEM STUDIO works with their clients and strategic partners. This approach is all about cultivating ideas, no matter where they come from, to remain intellectually charged and inspired to generate fresh solutions.

  • Trained as an architect, Kipp Stewart has truly distinguished himself as an American designer of furniture. He is known within the design profession as a disciplined and gifted artist with a profound respect for the traditions of his craft. His award-winning furniture is widely admired for its simple, functional elegance. Kipp Stewart lives and works in Carmel, California, but credits early studies in Europe with instilling an appreciation of history and classical forms. He also cites the late Charles Eames, with whom he worked, as an important influence. Throughout his career, Stewart has achieved numerous industry accolades.

  • Kirt Martin is a multiple award-winning industrial designer who prior to joining Landscape Forms served as an executive for 17 years at Steelcase Inc. As Landscape Forms Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), Kirt has played an important role in the company’s robust growth, market expansion, and introduction of groundbreaking products. His work is informed by the conviction that experience of outdoor space promotes social and civic engagement, human health and well-being. He is committed to the creative convergence of design and business, leveraging the power of design to build the business and drive growth.
  • Landor is a branding creation and strategy company founded in 1941 by Walter Landor, widely regarded as the father of branding. The firm, renamed Landor Associates, has offices in Asia, Europe, and South America, and has earned acclaim for creating some of the world’s strongest brands including FedEx, BMW, BP, Citi, KFC, JAL, PepsiCo and the new logo for the World Trade Center. 

  • For more than 50 years, Landscape Forms has been producing site furniture, lighting, structure and accessories that help designers and other clients create a sense of place in outdoor environments. We do it through integrated product collections, leading edge technology and great design. We partner with international designers to create exceptional products, we nurture our own people to high achievement, and we operate our business at a standard that has earned customer loyalty and leadership in our industry. Our secret is simple: Design, Culture, Craft drive everything we do.

  • Larry Kornegay has been a working artist for forty years, bringing together his fine arts background and design skills in a multi-faceted design carer while continuing to work as a sculptor. In 1998 Kornegay's knowledge and love of concrete, design, landscape, and sculpture came together when he founded Kornegay Design, LLC, to produce a refined product line of landscape containers. The company, based in Phoenix, Arizona, brings an unsurpassed level of design, sophistication, and standard of craftsmanship to pre-cast concrete container design and production. Landscape Forms offers Larry Kornegay's large, elegant case concrete Larkspur planters.
  • Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure systems. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. For more than a century, company growth has been driven by innovation and a steady flow of new products with high added value. Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines including Wiremold®.

  • Linnaea Tillett Lighting Design Associates is an award-winning landscape lighting design firm with over 35 years of experience with projects across the United States and Canada. The firm has forged a highly acclaimed body of work by treating every project as an opportunity to find the poetic in the functional, the elegant in the robust, and simplicity in technical and regulatory complexity. The New York-based firm’s portfolio includes urban parks, waterfronts, connective corridors, and cultural campuses as well as public and private art collections. The firm collaborates frequently with leading landscape architects, architects, and public artists including Maya Lin, Toshiko Mori, Nelson Byrd Woltz, OLIN, GGN, and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.
  • Lionel Morrison's residential and commercial work has been consistently recognized with over 30 design awards. He has served on design juries throughout the Southwest and lectured at various universities and associations. He holds a design Fellowship in the American Institute of Architects and was named Distinguished Alumnus at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture in 1996. He received the Architectural Award from the American Society of Interior Designers in 1997. Lionel holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington. True to Morrison’s architecture the new Landscape Forms Morrison Collection has simple lines and elegant shapes.

  • Based in Duluth, Minnesota, Loll Designs makes outdoor furniture for the "modern lollygagger”, people who play hard, work hard, relax hard, and appreciate the outdoors. The founders of Loll have a long history of master craftsmanship using recycled high-density polyethylene (HDPE)—first as TrueRide creating large-scale sculptural skate ramps, then as Epicurean creating a successful line of kitchen accessories, and finally as the Loll Designs in 2006. Part of the Landscape Forms family of brands, Loll has been recognized for its excellence in design and strong commitment to sustainability with the ICFF Editor's Award, multiple Green Design Awards, a Green Dot Award, the Time Magazine Green Design 100 Award, and the New York House Innovative Green Award. 

  • Margaret McCurry is an architect, Chicago native, and graduate Loeb Fellow in Advanced Environmental Studies from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. In 1982, she merged her architecture and interiors practice to form Tigerman McCurry Architects, a firm committed to the creation of a contemporary and authentically American architecture and the recipient of seven national AIA awards. McCurry's work focuses on residential architecture and interiors. She is a member of the Interior Design Hall of Fame, was named "Designer of Distinction" for 2002 by ASID and an “Icon of Design” by Traditional Home Magazine in 2009. Her Lakeside Collection received Interior Design Magazine’s Best of the Year Award in 2006.

  • Mariusz Kozien is a dynamic graphic designer with a unique focus in both industrial and furniture design. He received his Bachelor of Design in Industrial & Graphic Design from the University of Illinois, and studied furniture design in Scandinavia. Mariusz brings to life our furnishing, structure and lighting products in both the printed and digital worlds, drawing also on his prior design experience with Sixtysix Magazine and creating unique retail and trade show experiences for Whole Foods Market and the International Housewares Association.
  • Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Modello USA specializes in the design of ergonomic seating. They are a hands-on design studio, beginning each project with pen-and-paper sketches that then begin to evolve with shadow and color. Full-scale and fully functional prototypes follow, a process that employs the studio’s unique and rounded skill set—from design, to engineering, to manufacturing. Prototype iterations refine the design and serve as the master model for creating the digitized images from which final products emerge. Modello USA brings an extensive knowledge of material properties and manufacturing processes, applying those fundamental building blocks early and expertly in development.

  • Rick Reeder is founder and principal of designStream, a full service firm specializing in architecture, planning and product design based in Winchester, MA. Reeder's work ranges from the design of corporate buildings and private residences to museum exhibitions and a South American Eco-community. His work has been exhibited at the Museum or Modern Art and his Push Pull Pin in the recipient of a Red Dot Award. The Reeder Illuminated Sign, Reeder Illuminated Bike Rack, and Paladin and Sentinel bollards for Landscape Forms are multi-functional wayfinding elements expressed in strong minimalist forms that beautifully compliment contemporary architecture and landscapes.
  • Robert A.M. Stern is a wholly owned subsidiary of industry leader Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP. Over its fifty-year history, the firm has established an international reputation as a leading design firm with wide experience in residential, commercial, and institutional work. Working in the tradition of architects from Frank Lloyd Wright to Alvar Aalto, the firm designs products grounded in tradition and informed by the spirit of innovation, produced and marketed by leading manufacturer partners with outstanding reputations for quality, performance and service.

  • Robert Chipman, ASLA has been designing award-winning furniture for Landscape Forms since the early 1990’s. A practicing landscape architect, he is founder and principal of Robert Chipman Landscape Architect in Austin, Texas. Chipman is a mountain climber and artist, inspired in his design process by elements of the natural world. His furniture designs are hands-on and sculptural, bringing expertise from a landscape architect’s point of view. In addition to the IDEA award-winning Chipman chair and the growing Chipman line of seating and tables, his designs for Landscape Forms include the Austin, Plainwell, and Wellspring lines, the Catena and Verona chairs, Sorella planters, and the Equinox and Solstice umbrellas, winners of IDSA Gold & Best of NeoCon awards.
  • As a graduate student at the prestigious Domus Academy in Milan, Italy, Rodrigo Torres discovered a connection between his Latin American cultural and modernist design influences and the school's emphasis on design as storytelling. Torres' diverse portfolio of products, from Landscape Forms' Torres lights to smart faucets, furniture, pencil sharpeners, and toys, reflects a design imprint that marries the whimsical with the rational. Design by Rodrigo Torres was founded in 2004, and while Torres works with clients around the world, his studio remains in his native Colombia. He has collaborated on award-winning designs with companies including Alessi, Poliform, Oras, Cassina IXC, Nike, Microsoft, Domodinamica, and Potocco.

  • Ryan Heiser leads all of the company’s industrial design and graphic design functions, its studio engineering team, and its brand evolution initiatives. He is a talented industrial designer with more than a decade of design leadership experience, joining us from Newell Brands where he held senior positions in industrial design and design management for their housewares and writing instruments groups. Before Newell, he was a product designer for Chicago-based consultancy FreeForm. Ryan is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Industrial Design.
  • Schréder is a worldwide leader in intelligent outdoor lighting solutions. Their tradition of engineering means they have been at the forefront of innovation throughout their history. The latest wave of urbanism means city centers are becoming more vital than ever: connectivity is crucial. Experts in Lightability™, Schréder propose lighting infrastructure that will play a pivotal role in building Smart Cities and future communication networks. In 2019 they have started creating the future of Lightability™, from Portugal to the world. They have built a hub of excellence in Lisbon, Schréder-Hyperion, aiming to position them amongst the global leaders of Smart City solutions. For this, Schréder has a team of over 60 highly talented people excited about making a difference.

  • Furniture designer, artist, and educator Scott Klinker heads the graduate 3D design program at the renowned Cranbrook Academy of Art where he also received his MFA in 1996. His work builds on the Cranbrook tradition of modern design—searching for new forms to address society's changing needs. In line with Cranbrook's tradition of integrating Design, Art and Craft, he believes that the best forms are not conceived in the mind but discovered with the hands. Scott Klinker's bold approach to form creation is driven by an interest in remixing the categories of industrial design, architecture and sculpture.

  • Sean Simmons is a seasoned industrial designer with a strong background in design for outdoor living. He previously worked with Newell Brands, as well as performance luggage manufacturer High Sierra, designing a range of specialty outdoor, travel and adventure products. Simmons graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with a BFA in Industrial Design.
  • Contextual minimalism is how Coen+Partners defines its design approach. The Minneapolis-based landscape architecture firm’s commitment to minimalism is evident in project sites around the world. Shane Coen, along with partners Robin Ganser and Sara Czerwinski, explore the context of a site, including colors and patterns, natural and built elements, infrastructure and use. Every element of their work is informed by a site’s context, which they express through abstraction. The firm received the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Landscape Architecture in 2015, an Emerging Voices Award from the Architectural League of New York in 2009, the Progressive Architecture Award from Architecture magazine in 2003, and numerous ASLA national and Minnesota Chapter awards. 

  • Tuuci® is a Miami-based company known for its design and manufacture of premier umbrellas and shade structures for high-profile outdoor environments. Founded more than 25 years ago by a designer and sailing enthusiast with decades of experience in the boatbuilding industry, TUUCI specializes in shade. Its products are valued by designers and clients alike for their uncommon style, innovative engineering, attention to detail, marine-grade materials, and reliable performance in any environment.

  • Urbidermis is a company with vision and a strong point of view. Founded in Spain in 1985, the Spanish National Design Award winner acts as editor and mediator to bring to market exceptional furniture, objects and writing on design. Landscape Forms is the exclusive distributor of the Urbidermis Urban Elements collection in the U.S. and Canada. These distinctive designs share the Landscape Forms vocabulary but have a vernacular all their own. Minimal, elegant in their simplicity and beautifully resolved, they introduce an international spirit to the Landscape Forms collection of outdoor furniture for public spaces.

  • Yves Béhar is the founder of fuseproject, a San Francisco based design agency contributing to areas that include technology, furniture, sports, lifestyle and fashion. Béhar brings a humanistic approach to his work with the goal of creating projects that are deeply in-tune with the needs of a sustainable future, connected with human emotions and which enable self-expression. In Landscape Forms’s Multiplicity, Behar has designed a collection that truly pioneers the integration of mass production and custom materials and configurations. The result is a system that is internationally savvy, locally resonant, and perfectly suited for the global market.

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