Landscape Forms Announces New Sales Representation for LED Lighting in New York City Area
Kalamazoo, MI – October 9, 2017 –Landscape Forms, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-design LED lighting, site furniture, and accessories, announces agreements with Light Abilities to represent Landscape Forms lighting in New York City. Light Abilities will be working with Landscape Forms’ established NYC-based team of Denise Smith and Tonia Bryant, along with Aristeia Metro.
“Lighting is core to Landscape Forms’ strategy for growth,” says Landscape Forms President Richard Heriford. “Since we introduced lighting products to our offer in 2010, we have rapidly gained design and performance recognition among both customers and industry leaders. Our heightened distribution approach in the New York City area continues to provide coordinated lighting and furniture collections, expands our sales team, and joins Landscape Forms with expert representatives in the lighting field. Light Abilities understands design and quality, which make them a perfect partner for Landscape Forms.”
Located in the Flatiron district and servicing New York City and Long Island, Light Abilities is a lighting agency dedicated to working as a partner with the design community to find the best lighting solutions for buildings and their surroundings. The sales team is composed of lighting designers and product designers whose project experience and product expertise offer clients specialized guidance on design, energy requirements, and budget.
Founded in 2009 by Philip Cialdella, Light Abilities has a working showroom and light lab that provides clients with an understanding of how products will function and work on their projects. Mr. Cialdella worked 15 years for Louis Poulsen Lighting, serving as vice president of sales, member of the senior management team, and lead for North American business strategy. Former president of the NYIES, member of the IALD Education Trust, chair of the Specification Integrity/IALD, member of the Light Fair Steering Committee, and currently on the Board of Managers for the NYIES, Mr. Cialdella holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of Fine Arts in Architectural Lighting from Parsons School of Design.
In just seven years, Landscape Forms has leveraged innovations in LED technology, engineering expertise, and intelligence about the environmental impacts of outdoor lighting to develop an award-winning group of LED lighting solutions for a range of applications. Landscape Forms’ light offering includes designs by Designworks (A BMW Group Company), Robert A. M. Stern Associates, Yves Behar, Rodrigo Torres, and Francisco Gomez Paz, as well as universal lights compatible with the wide array of distinguished site furnishings for which the company is known. The company welcomes Light Abilities, who has begun representing Landscape Forms lighting products in the New York City area as of October 9, 2016.
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, 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.