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Landscape Forms Introduces the 21 Chair, a Collaboration with Modello USA
Kalamazoo, MI – August 29, 2018 –  Landscape Forms, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-design LED lighting, site furniture, and accessories introduces the 21 chair, designed by Modello USA. “The 21 chair is an example of Landscape Forms’ commitment to giving landscape architects and architects selections in styles and price points” says Landscape Forms President Richard Heriford. “Our design leadership is again demonstrated in a chair with international appeal and surprising affordability.”
The name for this chair comes from its generous 21-inch-wide seat, which gives the chair a relaxed look and a comfortable sit that supports multiple postures. “The 21 chair is about relaxing and taking it easy,” says Landscape Forms Vice President of Design and Marketing Kirt Martin. “The subtle curves of the seat and back, and the rounded frame comfortably support people sitting in sideways, upright, and relaxed postures. The design is playful and offers landscape architects options for customizing with color.”
The 21 chair seems at home indoors, but it is designed and made for outdoor spaces and outdoor elements. It comes with arms angled for natural support, or without arms, and can be stacked up to four chairs high. The chair is finished in a single color, but the frame and slats can be ordered in different colors upon request. Chairs are finished with proprietary Pangard II® HAPS, VOC, and lead-free polyester powdercoat that resists chipping, peeling, and fading.
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.
About Modello USA
Modello USA is a hands-on design studio. Literally. Initial hand sketches begin as simple drawings, then are embellished 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 manufacturing and engineering. Prototype iterations refine the product and serve as the master model for creating the digitized images from which products are manufactured. Modello USA, which specializes in the design of ergonomic seating, is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Michelle Oswald
Landscape Forms
​​Karen Booking