RECEPTION AREA DESIGN IDEAS

Browse our reception area design ideas for inspiration for your new reception area.

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YOU ONLY GET ONE CHANCE TO MAKE A FIRST IMPRESSION.

RECEPTION AREA DESIGN IS A KEY PART OF AN OFFICE DESIGN
The design of your reception area will speak volumes! This is where your visitors form their first impressions of you. They are a very important but also challenging component of a workplace design scheme. A reception area needs to be welcoming but secure. It needs to look sleek and professional but also be practical for the receptionist. It also needs to reflect and support the corporate brand and image. The Reception Area Design should inspire confidence and reassure visitors that you mean business.

RECEPTION AREA DESIGN FOR THE FUTURE

The office reception area is often an under-used space. Therefore the current trend in reception area design is to create multi-functional spaces. They can therefore become informal meeting areas and also support short duration tasks by providing touchdown facilities. Reception areas also need to comply with all the relevant regulations.

RECEPTION AREA FURNITURE – DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE

Spectrum Workplace has vast experience in designing and creating custom-built furniture that will really enhance your reception area. We have CAD design and bespoke manufacturing capabilities and therefore can create reception desks and counters in any shape, size and finish. We can also incorporate your company corporate identity and branding.

PROS AND CONS OF RECEPTION AREAS

ADVANTAGES

  • Give first impressions
  • Can be valuable multi-purpose spaces
  • Great for informal meetings
  • Can also be used as quiet working space

DISADVANTAGES

  • Can be a waste of space if poorly designed
  • Needs a good cleaning rota in the post-Covid world
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RECEPTION AREA DESIGN CASE STUDIES

Also take a look at this interesting RECEPTION AREA DESIGN CASE STUDY for Aerial Direct in Segensworth, Fareham. This luxury reception area was also part of a complete office refurbishment project. The whole space was completely stripped back to the concrete because the result needed was for the space to seem new. The bespoke reception desk and storage was made from solid oak and matching cladding was also used on walls and ceiling.

In addition another useful collection of reception area case studies is Office Snapshots.