Kalamazoo, MI – June 12, 2019 Landscape Forms, Inc., North America’s premier manufacturer of high design site furniture, structure, accessories, and LED lighting, has appointed seasoned marketing manager, John Scott, to the newly created position of Director of Marketing as part of its strategic plan for driving aggressive growth. Since joining Landscape Forms as Marketing Manager in 2014, Mr. Scott has managed all aspects of product and corporate communications, from product launches, website, and social media outreach, to documentation of events for design professionals and students that have helped establish the company as a thought leader in its industry. All this during a period of aggressive growth in which the company introduced a continuous stream of innovative site furniture products. Landscape Forms’ new corporate structure, which establishes three business units within the company, will further increase the volume and complexity of product solutions and projects, requiring more robust and collaborative marketing efforts.
Kirt Martin, Vice President Design and Marketing and Chief Creative Officer, explains: “John is an extremely intelligent, capable and hard-working person who really cares about Landscape Forms and has played a largely unsung role in the success of the company over the past five years. John is the kind of leader who helps make the people around him successful. We need his kind of intelligence and strength on the leadership team as we take on the challenge of thinking through whole new areas of focus for our company.”
As Director of Marketing, Mr. Scott will be responsible for strategic marketing of the company’s widening array of products and services. He will coordinate marketing goals and initiatives across the company’s Site Furniture and Structure, Lighting and Studio 431 business units, guiding the brand to ensure quality and continuity in visuals and voice. He will work closely with and report directly to the company’s CCO, with whom he has successfully collaborated for half a decade.
John Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining Landscape Forms, he served as Director of Marketing Communications and Business Development at Team Services, a Chicago-based marketing service company that provided high volume post-press production and distribution for businesses, including Fortune 500 companies. He began his marketing communications career in contract furniture at Allsteel.
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, with manufacturing facilities in Kalamazoo and Phoenix, Arizona, and 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.