Landscape Forms Appoints Stephen Godanis as Business Development Representative for the New York Metropolitan Area
Kalamazoo, MI – November 17, 2022 – Landscape Forms, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-design site furniture, structure, LED lighting and accessories, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Godanis as Business Development Representative for the company’s New York City team.
Godanis joins Landscape Forms from the NYC-based landscape architecture firm Ken Smith Workshop where he served as a project designer. Specializing in technical drafting, modeling, and troubleshooting, he was actively involved in a variety of high-profile international, corporate, and public space projects while at the firm. Previously, Godanis held positions at West Elm, HighMark Land Design and w/purpose, where he built a wealth of expertise in developing public and private spaces and enhancing the ways in which people enjoy them.
Extremely passionate about design and reinforcing the accessibility of the discipline, Godanis’s background represents a life’s mission to teach, practice, advocate for, and learn extensively about design. His education began with a Bachelor of Arts in Urbanism from Indiana University before earning a Master of Landscape Architecture from the Boston Architectural College and a Master of Urban Planning in Urban Design from the City College of New York.
Currently residing in Harlem, Godanis enjoys exploration and travel, culinary experiences with friends and family, teaching, fixed-gear cycling, and plant collecting in his free time.
About Landscape Forms
Landscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated collections of high-design site furniture, structures, accessories, 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 company is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and includes Kornegay Design, located in Phoenix, Arizona, and Loll Designs, in Duluth, Minnesota, in its family of brands. It has 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; and familiar brand leaders such as Harvard University, Linked In, New York Central Park Conservancy, Bryant Park, Google, Coca Cola, Oculus, U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), Nike, National Museum of African American History (Washington, D.C.), Barclays Center, Adidas, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Microsoft, and Uber. We’ve been named one of the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production for 2020, 2021, and 2022 by Fortune magazine, Michigan Manufacturer of the Year by the Michigan Manufacturers Association, and by 269 Magazine as one of Southwest Michigan’s Wonderful Workplaces.