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Reception Desks

Reception Desks

Now the first thing that hits you when you walk into any office is the Reception Area – do they have comfy seats? Do they have a TV? Oh wait, WOW, their reception desk is unbelievable! Yes, it may be a sad fact but there is no doubt that a beautiful, bold, brash reception desk is a ‘show off’ statement from the company in question. If you see a run down reception desk with a lack of life about it then instantly you question where you are. Any self promoting company wishes to shine from the outset, and the perfect place to start is with your reception area – being able to make your corporate image shine from the word ‘Go’ is so important in how clients perceive you. A potential client could be waiting in reception before you meet them and they will either have positive or negative vibes about your company based on their time in the reception area.

I’m not for one minute saying blow your budget on your reception area and make your colleagues suffer elsewhere, merely stating that an upbeat, positive reception area is essential if you wish to secure that deal or make a client feel welcomed. Remember the customer always comes first and their experience is more crucial than anything else. So, why am I rambling on about Reception Areas and in particular Reception Desks? Well I believe that first impressions are extremely important. Like I said, a potential clients first impressions of your company may be enough to persuade them to continue with the meeting or in some cases leave without having met you. It’s a cruel world, but that’s reality – wasted time is worse than wasted money. My first and probably most important point is making that immediate impression, and how you go about doing this. I’ve written in previous blogs about great reception area seating but a beautiful reception desk is where you can ‘woo’ and really impress.

As mentioned you need not break the budget on a stunning reception desk, after all we are experts of the used office furniture trade, so we offer great advice and facts, on top of great prices on products. A few examples of our reception desking can be seen here and I’d like to bring your attention to this delightful American Walnut Reception Desk in particular.



The most striking and prominent feature about this reception desk is the recess access located at the front. This spacing is designed so that wheelchair users can easily access the desk – extremely helpful and poignant I believe. Another attractive and eye-catching statement is the glass sign in area with LED uplighters, which further adds to the aura of your reception area. This, yes this, would really make a positive impact on your clients, not to mention the person working behind the desk! This could just help to make sure your client is welcomed and at ease before meeting with you.

It’s a start in some way to a) making sure your client is comfortable and b) securing your deal, remember these go hand in hand and you won’t get one without the other. For just £1475 this desk could be yours.

For more information on the reception areas in general click here and if you have any questions relating to any of the above information then please do not hesitate to call us.


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