New Capitol Business Interiors Logo


2015 | Capitol Business Interiors reveals its new branding and identity system. The design team fulfilled their vision by creating a fresh, bold look; a process that took more than two years to create.


Morgantown Location



2012 | Capitol Business Interiors expands in the northern region and merges Morgantown and Wheeling divisions to better serve the ever-expanding client base.

Capitol Business Interior's office space





2010 | Capitol Business Interiors begins renovating its Charleston headquarters and showroom. The design team had visions of creating an open, innovative and collaborative space for employees and provide inspiration for clients.


Wheeling Location



2003 | Capitol Business Interiors expands its territory and purchases a new office space in Wheeling, WV.

Janet Joseph Clayman honored as a Young Gun





2001 | Janet Joseph Clayman is recognized by WV Executive as a Young Gun leading the way in interior design and contract furniture for the state of West Virginia.



Chapman Industries Logo



1998 | Capitol Business Interiors is acquired by Champion Industries, Inc., making Janet Joseph Clayman the corporation’s first female division manager.




Janet Joseph Clayman



1997 | Janet Joseph Clayman becomes President of Capitol Business Interiors.

Old Captiol Business Interiors Logo






1994 | Capitol Business Interiors creates a new logo that would reflect movement and modernize the previous logo.




Brenda Tilson and Janet Joseph


1992 | Capitol Business Interiors names Brenda Tilson the President and Janet Joseph the Vice President, making it a woman-owned & operated business.




New building



1990 | After a five year search, Jim and Brenda Tilson broke ground for the new 25,000 square foot corporate headquarters on Charleston’s west side — where it remains today.



Old Capitol Business Interiors Logo




1986 | Capitol Business Interiors creates a new, linear logo that also represented The Tilson Group.


Old Haworth Logo



1982 | Capitol Business Interiors begins it’s long-term partnership with Haworth, Inc., a premier contract manufacturer.

Old Capitol Business Logo





1976 | A new logo is created using the letters “CBI” to symbolize the modularity of systems furniture in commercial environments. This also introduced the color red which will become the company’s primary accent color.



1960's Furniture



1962 | Jim Tilson envisions the future of the company and takes the lead by adding interior design as a service.

Office Furniture





1960 | Capitol Business Equipment begins shifting the primary focus to office furniture. Capitol Business Interiors is born.






1958 | Capitol Business Equipment is founded by father and son duo, Ben and Jim Tilson as a business equipment and office supply company in Charleston, WV.




1940 | Ben Tilson first entered the office supply business in Bluefield, WV.

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