Landscape Forms

Connect and Ride

Landscape Forms’ Connect 2.0 shelter is the result of a partnership between BMW Group Designworks and Landscape Forms design for Metro 40, a collection of streetscape and transit elements. The minimalist aluminum structure complements surrounding architecture with on- or off-the-grid layered LED lighting that offers a welcoming and visually comfortable experience. The ADA-compliant shelter is available in two sizes, and with multiple tempered glass and open panel configurations. Tempered glass, honeycomb aluminum panels, and aluminum louvered roof options create unique design statements that also address site requirements and climate conditions.

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Get an [Outdoor] Life

Mounting scientific evidence suggests that unplugging from our electronic screens and plugging-in to nature may prove key to maintaining creativity, productivity and vitality—even sanity. In fact, an anecdotal study published in the Journal of Environment and Behavior, researchers found that immersion in natural settings correlated with enhanced cognitive performance—but only when subjects were free of screens and smart devices. Perhaps, it’s a matter of concentration/distraction, but it’s safe to say giving humans the benefit of nature is a good thing, even if it is just allowing easy access to the outdoors. Micro-events in biophilia, just a five-minute stroll, or a

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Urban Skyline

The strikingly original Skyline light, from global partner Santa & Cole and designed by Antoni Rosell√≥, is an LED pathway light that brings international style with dramatic flair to lighting for architectural settings. A simple flat rectangular painted volume punctuated by a “window of light,” extends a warm welcome, defines the edges of spaces and pedestrian walkways, and signals wayfinding. It illuminates a footpath, stairway, and architectural elements, and provides opportunities for layered lighting. Skyline is available in two sizes with “windows” at different heights for ground applications, is manufactured of structural steel, and finished in bold red, blu

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Rugged Modern

Available in North America through Landscape Forms, the Harpo lounge chair, chaise lounge and table are the newest additions to the Harpo family designed by Santa & Cole, a company renown for high design for the urban environment in the modernist tradition. It is a perfect partnership, says Landscape Forms President, Richard Heriford, “The Harpo elements are products of proven quality for commercial spaces that combine great design and great value.” They are heavy duty and straightforward, but also very sensitive and thoughtful design, says Kirt Martin, VP of design & marketing for Landscape Forms. Harpo elements have a slim profile, robust structure, and clean, simple fo

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