6 (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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The Most Important Thing to Make "Work From Home" Work for You

For many of us, working from home is a new concept. Perhaps we were occasionally allowed a day here and there to work remotely, but the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a major shift in attitude surrounding working from home.

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Creating a Great Space for a Great Cause

Your space represents the world you live in, and we want to live in a world without cancer. So when Pelotonia realized they were outgrowing their old office, we knew we had to be a part of creating a great space where their team could continue to do great things.

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Keep it Clean with Commercial Maintenance

A bustling office, education, or even healthcare administrative space can become messy quickly. Because everyone is so busy these days, these messes may not get cleaned up right away or they're simply forgotten about. Even if you have a great janitorial staff, they likely don't have the time to deep clean all the nooks and crannies or even the floors on a consistent basis. The good thing is an easy solution that allows you and your team to focus on your work rather than constantly cleaning.

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How Financing Can Help You Build a Better Office

Designing a new or remodeled office can be kind of a rollercoaster. First, there’s that long, stuttering climb toward a firm decision to take action. Then suddenly you’re on top in the sunlight, surveying the glowing possibilities spread before you like candles on a birthday cake.

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Why You Should Partner With a Furniture Dealer Before the Walls Go Up

Do you have a blank canvas of an office that needs furnished? Are you starting to consider when and what furniture to purchase? Is budget a determining factor that will affect your overall design and space planning? If you answer "yes" to any of these, you're certainly not alone. We meet with local businesses just like you every day. What we've learned over the past 80 years is creating a truly great space that will provide an exceptional associate experience is critical.  Selecting the right furniture plays a big role in that overall experience.

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Is Commercial Furniture Right for Me?

One of the most common questions we get from new clients is, "What is commercial or contract furniture anyway?" In simple terms, it's furniture not intended for residential use. The official definition is: Commercial furniture is manufactured to meet established industry standards. It is subject to stringent testing and a certification process. It is then sold exclusively by local dealerships.

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Timeless Designs: A Designers Discussion

We love classic design, but creating great spaces that stand the test of time isn't easy.  It comes down to understanding the different between a fad and a trend. Fads come and go like fashions, and soon become obsolete only lasting between one to five years. Trends, on the other hand, are more cyclical or they tend to simply not leave. Trends are timeless. Mid-century modern furniture just might be the best example of design that has consistently stood the test of time.  

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Meet Framery: Removing the Happiness Obstacle in Open Offices

In our line of work, we hear all of the arguments for and against the open office plan. That's why we don't push for open offices. Instead, we tell our customers to provide choice and flexibility. This means listening to your employees and providing settings and spaces that are right for them. Every office is different, and should be designed based on how we as individuals work. That said, providing choice and flexibility can - and most likely will - result in a mixture of private and open settings.  But, how do you truly make your employees feel happy about their environment? And, what is their biggest complaint?

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Good, Better, and Best Workplace Scenarios

The cost of real estate is rising substantially. Unsurprisingly, offices have become smaller and smaller. Workspaces need to be more efficient than ever before to make the best use of every square foot available. When it comes to outfitting your real estate with all the things it needs to become a great space, from furniture to flooring to technology, there are generally three tiers of workplace scenarios you have to choose from. These are your good, better, and best solutions.

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