A huge, I mean massive, potential client shows up at your office unannounced, they walk through the front door, there is no welcome mat, the guest chairs look like Andy Griffith sat in them 50 years ago, and the reception desk is covered with mail, papers, and anything else that people regarded. At that moment, that huge client made a judgement about your business. Do you think it was a positive introduction to your business? Neither do we.
The saying goes that ” you never have a second change to make a first impression,” and that is exactly why your offices reception area needs to be the focal point when designing an office. Furniture manufacturers like United Chair, Arold, HON, and Lesro are coming up with innovative designs that can be custom designed to match the energy and product offerings of your business. As businesses grow, they are moving towards flexibility. Are you going to hire more employees? Will we need more room for projects? These questions are hard to answer and that is why having flexible, functional furniture is key so that you can easily transition to the next level. When things sit in the same place for awhile, they become boring and stale, HIP HOP, from Arold. is a flexible reception seating option that can change with very little effort while making a huge impact. Take a look at this short clip.
Be open to new looks and designs. Start the conversation with your employees about how you want your customers to view your business. If you think it is time to make a change, we would love to help. Give us a call and mention that you read our blog and we will come in and create 3D drawings for FREE! Enjoy the weekend and stay tuned for our next post!