Welcoming Guests: Do guest notice your furniture?
Yes, guest notices what they’re sitting on. Noticing furniture does not only refer to its appearance, rather it focuses more on comfort.
Of Course, when you have high profile guests, clients, new customers, and community stakeholders visiting your office, you want to offer them comfort through all the things. You want them to feel that everything is taken care of for them.
Let them experience your brand through office environment and guest seating. The first glance of your guest seating represents the sleek and style that defines your company and its value. This is how guest seating may turn out to be fruitful to you. Therefore, you need to go for dynamic designs for your guest areas such as lobbies, reception areas, and private offices.
Don’t wait to invest in contemporary guest chairs and leave a lasting impression on whoever visits your office. Go for some physically comfortable and aesthetically pleasing options while choosing guest seating.
Before investing in the guest seating, first and foremost, identify the clientele you’ll be hosting. What’s generally the purpose of guests visiting your office? Will they be sitting for long periods of time? Will they be attending meetings? Do they require to roll their chairs around?
What matters is the end purpose of your guest seating. Identify it, then proceed to style options to find better and best suitable options.
Say, you’ve a client in your office for longer project meetings. You’ll accompany them to guestrooms, conference rooms or meeting rooms. That’s great. But, for such areas, choose a high back chair that supports head and neck comfort for longer meetings. With elegance, high back chairs are also a great fit for your employees who need to take time for discussions and go through the paperwork.
For a moment of relaxation, smaller areas such as lobbies, hallways, and nooks are a perfect fit. Use a pair of guest chairs with occasional tables for these areas. Long L-shaped and U-shaped seating best suits for the hallways and the lobbies. Add some colors to your seating, and go for the one complementing your workspace. Use them in the seating fabric and the arm rests.
Keep in mind the empty space before choosing the design; furniture should fill an empty space leaving sufficient moving space.
For short duration client meetings, in executive offices – it comes to comfort and flexibility. In such cases, guest seating should be ‘one size fits all.’ And the most pleasing and lightweight seating is a U-leg. A U-leg chair with a curved seating helps your guest slightly circulate chair during a discussion, and a breathable mesh back makes them feel great.
For some areas, consider curved or rounded back seating, which reflects your brand spirit and confidence. And go for the bright colors to make your guests feel special and find best comfort.
This fresh look, a combination of white and red will let your guests know that you’re on the top in your circle.
Don’t feel afraid to add a sense of play with your seating. Give a modern twist by using bright colors like yellow, purple. It will lay a rich impact on your guests. You can use a modern architecture with open back, rounded back with side tea stands. Go for classic seating legs to provide a clean line to the seating architecture.
The simple way to impress every visitor is to provide guest seating in every corner and even in open spaces. Give a new look to your workspace by providing guest seating in garden and walk areas. It will help you catch more and more visitors.
Renovating your workspace and the guest seating will give you a seasonal makeover. This, in turn, will make your clients, stakeholders, and a high profile guests feel – welcome, happy, and comfortable to work and establish business relations with you.