John Norris is the founding partner of Norris Design, a planning, landscape architecture and branding firm established in Denver in 1985. Under John’s leadership, the firm has become a significant planning and design force along the Front Range. His firm currently has more than 160 professionals in Colorado, Arizona and Texas.  Known for his enthusiasm for the design industry and his clients, John has worked on nearly every size and type of placemaking project in Colorado, across the U.S. and abroad. His ability to quickly grasp the complexities of a project has resulted in John’s recognition locally and nationally for his creative, dramatic and functionally sound design solutions. His bold statements in landscape architecture are strikingly unique, yet fully respond to the possibilities of the site and specific criteria of the user.