making an entrance

Making An Entrance

Making an entrance is all about the pivotal first impression that happens the second someone steps into your reception area. It is the first thing employees, clients, and potential prospects see when they walk into your workspace. Your story starts behind that front door, so it’s a huge opportunity to say something exceptional about your product or service.

Working with a designer is a great way to start this process because it needs to not only function but speak to your brand. The goal is to create an elegant, beautiful and comfortable space that accurately embodies the tone of how you do business. This is often subjective and hard to pin down. So be prepared to ask yourself some important questions about what you want your reception area to say about your company.

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lobbying for talent

Lobbying For Talent

Employees have been lobbying for inventive ways to merge productivity and flexibility in the work environment for years. Mobility and transitional office design have created a workforce that is highly networked. Shared, multipurpose driven spaces that redefine the boundaries of collaboration and improve employee performance overall have given the workforce a freedom they have seldom had. Designing for more effective communication and networking is the reason. It promotes engagement and encourages an open exchange of ideas.

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color

What Colors Work Best In An Office Environment?

There are tons of articles out there on color in the workplace, but the proof is in the application. For me as a designer, color sets the tone of a space. If you walk into an office that is sterile gray with no pops of color anywhere to be seen you will notice that the people have a somber tone about them. You most likely could hear a pin drop in there! I recently came from such a work environment….and it was just as I described!

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leather office furniture

What You Need to Know About Leather Office Furniture

Leather is an attractive natural material that works well in both contemporary and classic designs. As a natural material, it can be quite expensive, and therefore manufacturers have a number of ways to make items that are partially leather, or appear to be leather. Given the price and desirability of leather furniture, it is most often relocated to private offices. The skill at which manufacturers can make products that look and feel good on the showroom floor, but may not stand the test of time, it is useful to arm yourself with information before making a purchase.

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reception desks

Reception Desks: Your First Point of Contact

Reception desks are the first office furniture item people see when they enter your place of business. This is where the conversation about your business begins. It’s the first chapter of the story about what you do and how you interact with the professionals in you business sector.  Choosing the right reception area desk for your front lobby will help you to make a great impression from the beginning. The reception station is a central piece that many designers use to anchor their design style, choosing all other reception room furniture to match.

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reception area blog

Reception Area Furniture to Put Your Best Foot Forward

The reception area is the first part of your office that clients, partners, and new contacts see when they visit your business. Our design professionals are ready to help you put your best foot forward with new, refurbished or pre-owned reception furniture. With our handpicked selection of reception seating, you can shape the entrance to your workplace into a comfortable and inviting area for clients and business associates alike. We have reception chairs for soft seating in lobby areas where there may long waits. We also have collaborative reception (lounge) seating for companies that wish to encourage interactivity and build new connections in their office’s public area.

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