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How to do up the office – Reception area

By Smith Subscribe to RSS | January 25th 2012 | Views:

The importance of first impression cannot be denied and especially if one is in the client servicing business, it gets even more important to create a first impression that lasts forever. Therefore, executives who are in the client servicing industry should take note of the fact that how their office appears has a lot to do in terms of making or breaking a deal. Nevertheless, do not worry as in our new office renovation series of articles, we will tell you ways in which you can renovate your office, section by section.

In this article, we will discuss ways to do up your office reception area, as this is the first and most important impression-creating zone around your office space.

Furniture arrangement – The first thing that client will notice on visiting your office is the furniture arrangement in your reception area. Besides comfortable seating, center table, newspaper holder and the side tables, small little things like comfortable cushions, bright linens and curtains, interesting magazines, tea coasters etc. too add a lot of variety to the place. However, it is important to not over-do things and rather let the place appear spacious.

We suggest, instead of buying a huge center table, go for laminate countertops for the corners. Laminate countertop are more sturdy and fashionable and occupy less space. This will extend the carpet area of the room and make movement in and around the area more convenient. Your reception area would look more spacious and large.

Lighting and contrast – The kind of lights you use is equally important. Who does not like entering a space that is bright and lively? Lighting and contrast play a very crucial role in the overall look that a place wears. Especially for the reception area, you should go with bright lights. The safest choice is to go with white light and compliment it with dark colours like brown, golden, maroon, walnut etc. Bright lights will liven up your place and the dark colours will add the required depth.

You can go for golden cushion covers or curtains with laminate countertops made of walnut laminates. Walnut laminate is a special type of decorative laminate that makes for an apt fit for a laminate countertop given its rich texture and natural look and feel.

Designer work desk – The most important furniture element at your reception area is the work desk. Modular, European or classic, when it comes to the work desk, both look and functionality are equally important. Choose a desk that offers you with a lot of storage space. Separate chests to store different things like files, important mails, utility products, and an exclusive first-aid drawer will make your desk very useful. To add to the aesthetics, choose from the various types of decorative laminates that offer amazing abstract designs. A layering of decorative laminate on the reception work desk is going to make it look more appealing and stylish at the same time.

Above mentioned tips are some simple ways through which one can upgrade the look of office reception area. For more useful tips and information on office renovation keep watching this space.

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Greenlam offers the best laminate countertop solutions in Asia. Greenlam laminates are of high aesthetic value, are sustainable, eco-friendly and immensely durable. It manufactures some of the best designer decorative laminates and high pressure laminates that are widely used.

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