When it comes to your office reception, investing time into having it look smart is important to creating a strong first impression on potential clients and business partners. The reception is often the first space that business clientele see and it is a room that says a lot about you and your business.
- Hang Up Your Awards
A great way to make use of wall space while simultaneously highlighting your business’ success is to frame any awards that you may have received in the past.
- Decorate With Branded Material
Consider placing branded material, such as business cards, on your office desk; this will suggest professionalism. Another option is to display a bowl of pens with your company’s logo on them for potential business partners to take with them when they leave.
- Fill A Bookshelf With Relevant Literature
Filling a floating shelf with relevant literature is not only a beautiful decor option but also suggests that you take your particular industry and field very seriously.
- Don’t Forget The Refreshments (Tea And Coffee)
You may not initially think to incorporate a refreshments station into your decor, but you can decorate the area with your choice of tea cups and decorative signs. Adding a refreshment station into you office reception is not only a decor choice but it is also a great way to suggest a level of professionalism, as well as welcome future guests. It will surely be appreciated. Don’t forget to also add a bowl of branded candy to your office reception!
- Hang A Piece Of Art
Including a piece of art into your office reception adds a touch of sophistication while adding a level of serenity to your space as well.
- Choose Durable Furniture
When choosing furniture to decorate your office, choose wisely. Ensure that your choice of furniture will not show dirt and grime and will hold up well against high traffic and potential scuffs.
- Plants Are Important
Including real, luscious plants into your decor can show potential business partners that you can take care of things. The health benefits that come with plants are numerous, including relieving stress and improving air quality.
- Go With Natural Lighting If Possible
Natural lighting is ideal in an office setting. However, keep in mind that spot lighting can also be beneficial in the office reception to highlight your company’s logo.
If you are looking for more ideas on how to make your office reception as professional and stylish as possible, consider contacting an interior designer. BedfordBrooks Design Inc.’s work has been featured in a number of magazines, from Canadian Home Trends to Chatelaine. Contact us today for more info.