As restrictions are easing, and workplaces, schools, government facilities, and even retail begin to reopen to some degree, we're all learning how best to adhere to governmental mandates and CDC guidelines so we can reopen. We all know it's not business as usual, but it is getting back to business. So, we're asking ourselves, how do we do that while making our spaces safe in this new reality?Read More
COVID-19 has turned the traditional workplace on its head. As organizations around the world return to work, they’re seeing and planning changes for nearly every area of their space; from desk and workstation reconfigurations to common rooms, restrooms, and more, organizations are finding new ways to keep employees healthy, safe, and at least six feet apart from each other throughout the day.Read More
Many of us have been working from home for the past couple of months. As states begin to open up and local governments release plans to return to the office environment, a lot of us have questions about what that looks like and what we need to do to get back into our spaces safely.Read More
There’s no denying it: these trying times have put a serious strain on company cultures. Working from home and self-isolation have created a naturally anti-social environment, and while many organizations are working hard to keep employees connected and engaged, more efforts than ever are necessary to bridge the gaps and try to give our teams the same culture they had previously experienced.
Here are five of our tactics to try and keep our company engaged and our culture consistent, and here’s how they’re working:Read More
Educational buildings are more than learning spaces. They are a space in which to spark imagination, inquiry, and creativity. That’s why the physical space can play such a critical role in learning and development by encouraging curiosity. In fact, many academics and researchers say supporting more questioning by young minds is more imperative than ever.Read More
For Berlin–based designers at Studio 7.5, their latest chair for Herman Miller represents something of a holy grail. It’s a design that creates a new reference point for instant, personalized comfort. Cosm’s new Auto– Harmonic Tilt is a goal they’ve worked toward for years. And if that’s not enough, it looks pretty amazing too!Read More
From furniture and flooring to branding and interior construction, we’re experts at creating great spaces in every way! With so many different things Continental Office can do for your space, we’ve broken down each letter of the alphabet to celebrate what makes us such a unique company in our industry. Can you guess what each letter represents? Click below to jump to each letter and find out!Read More
Vintage and vinyl floors are synonymous to some, but in reality, vinyl flooring has changed drastically over the past decade.
In fact, it’s estimated to grow nearly $50 billion within the next five years, making it a top flooring choice for many designers. But what has caused the growth from grandma’s kitchen to a go–to finish for some of the most beautiful spaces?
Picture this: you've just installed that beautiful new floor and furniture in your space, giving it a fresh new modern feel. Your employees love it, your clients love it - everyone who walks through your doors loves it - and the next step is to keep it looking this good for years to come!
How are you going to do that? Hire the first floor cleaning crew you find online, trust it to your janitorial contractor who was "low bid," or have somebody’s friend’s coworker’s neighbor come once a week with a vacuum to tidy up?Read More
The sun is shining a little more, and the weather is starting to warm up! It’s time to do a little "Spring Cleaning," and while most focus on tidying up their living room, kitchen, or other areas at home, it’s more important than ever to clean out those spaces where you work, too! Here are our tips for 5 areas within your space that you may want to focus on to keep your space healthy and in tip-top shape:Read More