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Company Profile





Continuum is a global design and innovation consultancy.

We partner with our clients to discover powerful ideas and realize them as products, services and brand experiences that improve people’s lives and grow businesses.

The Future. Made Real.


Continuum draws upon deep expertise, human understanding and global awareness to develop products, services and experiences that improve people’s lives around the world. We partner with our clients to develop ideas that work for people and help move them through their organization and out into the world — ensuring the development of innovative, impactful solutions that deliver the right business results. 


Some of the world’s most well-respected brands and organizations rely on Continuum as their innovation partner, including Allsteel, American Express, Andersen Windows, BBVA, BMW, Bose, Guzzini, Herman Miller, Haier, Johnson & Johnson, Masterlock, Moen, Nestle, Penske, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Reebok, Samsung and Staples.


Continuum has more than 150 full-time employees, working out of five offices around the world. The Continuum team is made up of multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural professionals with diverse experiences, including anthropologists, architects, brand strategists, business strategists, economists, electrical, mechanical and software engineers, psychologists and designers from several areas such as graphic, industrial, interaction, interior, retail and web.

Areas of Expertise

Continuum’s diverse teams focus on challenges in areas including:
Brand Experience
Growth Strategy
Digital Design
Business Design
Human Factors
Interaction Design
Product Design
Service Design


Continuum has garnered more than 200 awards for outstanding innovation and design, includingIDEA (Industrial Design Excellence Award), MDEA (Medical Design Excellence Award), Spark Award, Red Dot, iF, Compasso D’Oro, Presidential Design Award from U.S. President Clinton and National Design Award from Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.


Continuum has more than 330 design and utility patents.


Privately held


Gianfranco Zaccai, Chairman, President and Chief Design Officer


Carmencita Bua


Continuum has five offices worldwide: Boston, Los Angeles, Milan, Seoul and Shanghai