Recent Posts by Continental Office

We challenge the status quo and strive to change the way you think and work. Whether it’s furniture, floors, concrete finishes, prefab construction, branding, or services, we're experts at creating great spaces.

Which Kind of Flooring is Really Best for My Space?

Talisman Capital's combination LVT and carpeted flooring

The world of flooring for commercial use has exploded in recent years! There seem to be unlimited options when it comes to looking for the right fit for your space, and with so many choices, it can become overwhelming to find the perfect material to suit your needs (not to mention the color, cut, and design!)

We sat down with a member of our flooring team to get the inside scoop on what materials and finishes are currently trending. Using their insight, we were able to formulate a guide of some of the hottest floors offered (with some extra nuggets of knowledge to streamline your flooring journey!) Whether it's the most durable or the most beautiful, we've outlined the 5 most popular flooring options in spaces today - sometimes with a few of them combined together in one space - so come along with us and learn what makes each of them so unique:

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Industrialized Construction: What It Is, and Why You're Seeing It Everywhere

A new term for a not-so-new solution, industrialized construction is all around us. It's in our workspaces, schools, healthcare facilities, government buildings, etc. - all around the world, with demand only getting stronger due in large part to its flexibility, speed to market, and cost stability (and transparency). So... what is it?

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7 (and a half) Times We Spotted the Iconic Eames Lounge Chair on TV

Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chairs & Ottoman as seen in Continental Office's Downtown Columbus Studio

Like many of you, we may have been watching a little too much TV over the last few months, but we quickly noticed a trend in our favorite shows: Herman Miller furniture is all over the screen! Most notably, we saw the notorious Eames Lounge chair time and time again; one of the most coveted pieces from designers Charles and Ray Eames, the Eames Lounge chair has been such a prominent feature of American history that the Library of Congress has preserved and restored historic videos that will help keep the legacy of this and other Eames creations alive for many years to come.

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See Inside PA Cyber's Newest Location: the Greensburg Campus

Welcome the newest neighbor to Greensburg, Pennsylvania: PA Cyber! Now open, this location is a beautiful example of modern K-12 design, featuring bright, clean spaces with abundant natural light shining through branded glass walls. Experiential design and graphics throughout help to tell PA Cyber's story through branded elements, keeping design language consistent with other locations and creating a sense of "home" from the moment you step inside.

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What Role Does Branding Play in the Future of Work?

When we work with our clients to help create what's best for them, it starts with a discussion about their team - how their employees use and interact with the space, and how we can bring to life an intentional, people-first space that's designed to perfectly fit their needs!

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The Aeron's Gone Green: See how Ocean-Bound Plastics are Revolutionizing an Icon

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Step Inside: The St. Clair Health Dunlap Family Outpatient Center

The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center: it's the newest, most innovative facility yet in the St. Clair Health family, one with inspiring design that presented us with a special opportunity to provide healthcare solutions that elevate the care experience. From the modern lobby furniture and gorgeous outdoor pieces to the optimal healthcare chairs in treatment rooms, flexible modular wall solutions and much, much more, you'll find defining design that's as beautiful as it is purposeful - a comfortable setting to provide exceptional care for the community.

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An Inside Look: NovelKeys' Brand-New Space

Tucked into the rolling landscape of Morgantown, WV, you'll find an inspiring, colorful new space that's perfectly befitting of its occupant: NovelKeys, a company that specializes in creating custom mechanical keyboards, deskpads, and keyboard accessories in gorgeous colors and designs.

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Meet Venture Suite, The Co-Working Space Empowering the Community

The Mount Vernon community near downtown Columbus will soon benefit from an incredible new organization unlike any the city has seen before. 

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A sneak peek into Japan Marketplace's brand-new Yokoso Center

A must-visit spot in Columbus, Ohio is the Japan Marketplace, home to six unique Japanese shops: Akai Hana, Belle's Bread, JAvenue, Tensuke Express, Tensuke Market, and Sushi Ten. There is an abundance of Japanese cuisine and products available which allows for a great introduction to traditions and a celebration of culture - truly an immersive experience!

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