Stylish Seating for your Guests
The reception area of an office allows companies to impress their visitors from the moment they walk in the door. You only get one chance to make a first impression, so designing a sophisticated reception space will set you up for success. Showcase your corporate personality with unique décor or stylish seating. Discover how you can design a welcoming space with simple yet effective details.
Creative Ideas to Leave a Lasting impression
Make your company stand-out with these creative ideas for your reception area.
1. Branded Sweets
Have a bowl of candy with treats that have your company logo on it.
2. Unique plants and greenery
Plants create a sense of harmony and balance that will make your visitors feel at ease and welcome.
3. An Aquarium
Keep child visitors entertained with an aquarium to admire. Aquariums add serenity and beautify the space.
4. Complimentary bottled water or tea
While your guests are waiting, offer them a beverage of their choice. You can even purchase branded water bottles as a takeaway.
Find a Theme that Speaks to your Brand
A corporate law office’s reception area is going to look different than a creative agency’s. Find the right style and theme for your office by thinking about your company’s core values and vision. An easy way to highlight your brand is by decorating with your company’s colours, or placing the logo design on a wall.
Technology and start-up companies are leading the way when it comes to branding in their reception areas. For example, Google, Pinterest and Spotify have unique welcome spaces that incorporate company colours, logos and eye-catching décor. If your company has a more serious tone, there are alternative ways to create a memorable lobby while staying on-brand.
Furniture that Fits
Designers often struggle with finding a balance between style and comfort. A unique
modern chair can add visual interest to the room, but it won’t be worth the expense if
it’s uncomfortable for your visitors. Modular reception seating is a popular trend
because it’s comfortable and allows for custom configurations that fit your office layout.
If you have a smaller reception area, club chairs and end tables can easily transform
the room into a cozy waiting space.
There’s nothing more important in a reception area than ensuring the reception desk is the first thing your guests see when they walk in the door. To maximize wayfinding, avoid placing too many obstacles between the door and the reception desk. Visitors should have a clear path to the receptionist. In medical or dentist offices, multiple receptionists are common. Since patients are constantly checking in, a dual reception desk is a smart solution. With attached modesty panels, receptionists can feel confident that patient’s confidential information is protected. If ordinary desks aren’t your style, consider exploring different styles and shapes. This spherical reception desk has multi-level surfaces and can be configured to fit your space.
Office Space Planning and Design
Often, we have a vision in our mind of what we want the space to look like, but we don’t know where to start. Office
space planning works to arrange furniture and people together in a work area to maximize efficiency. Available space,
employee roles, and equipment requirements are all taken into consideration. Learn more about how you can take
advantage of this service and start designing the perfect reception area today.
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