Tips To Achieving Reception Furniture That Stands Out

by James Bateman on September 14, 2012

When you run a business you probably already know how important it is to have an attractive reception room. Your reception room will reflect on your business more than you may think. Often times your office reception area is the first impression that new customers will have on your business.


Tip 1 – Improve Your Presentation

Lets face it when it comes to your business presentation is extremely important. Your reception room should have the highest quality furniture if you can afford it. If you are planning to remodel your reception area you should allow enough budget to get everything you need. If you do not have enough money to finish the job you will be left with an incomplete reception room. This will reflect badly on your business.

Tip 2 – Choose Reception Area Furniture That Fits Correctly With Other Items In The Room

Design plays a huge factor when setting up your reception room for the first time. You will have a number of different options when it comes to the design aspect. If your budget allows for it you can hire an interior designer. Hiring an interior designer can be quite costly depending on how much time the job will take to complete. If you find a well qualified interior designer you are likely to end up with a beautiful finished product from their work. If you are trying to save money then you will probably have to complete the design yourself.reception-furniture-2

Designing the reception room yourself is not a bad idea as it will allow you to put your own personalized touch on the project. If you need some ideas consider getting inspiration from other established reception areas. If you can remember a doctors office or business that has a stand out reception area you may want to use some of their ideas when you begin the design process. Keep in mind however that you should not copy a competitors reception room completely because your goal is to achieve your own unique look.

Tip 3 – Finding Good Deals On Reception Furniture In Your Area

You don’t always have to buy new furniture for a reception area remodeling project. Buying used furniture will not only allow you to save money it should help you to get more furniture items for your project. If your goal is to stretch your money as far as it can go then your best bet is to buy used.

There is also the option of buying the furniture you need from furniture outlet stores. Furniture outlet stores typically carry furniture pieces that have slight damage to them or pieces that were previously display models. The damaged sets of furniture available at outlet stores usually is very minimal. Most pieces you will not even be able to see the damages. There are also pieces that are simply being overstocked. This will mean a huge savings for your off the regular retail price. You can usually save a few hundred dollars on furniture at outlet stores.


Hopefully with the above tips you will have better success putting together your reception furniture project. Remember to always buy quality furniture for your business and you will create a reception area that you can be proud of.

About James Bateman

James Bateman has written 38 post in this blog.

James is a self taught expert on furniture and furniture restoration. He also has experience in furniture sales. When he is not obsessing over furniture he loves to walk his dog Max on the beach.

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vinnyg30 November 4, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Some good tips on the reception area furniture. Any ideas on restoration some of the older furniture sets?


bobbysworld9090 December 17, 2012 at 11:21 am

Love the setup in the first pic. I would love to try to duplicate that one.


James Bateman November 24, 2012 at 3:05 am

Hi Vinny,

Thanks for commenting. I would recommend you check out my post about maintaining antique furniture found here.

I will also be writing a post on restoration techniques that I have found work best in the near future.

Hope that helps! If you have any other questions you can always reach me directly through our contact page.


vinnyg30 December 17, 2012 at 12:12 pm

thanks for the response James. I will check out your other post.


educard December 20, 2012 at 5:52 am

finding discounts near you is a must if your on a budget.


imperial_jack35 December 25, 2012 at 5:59 pm

I recently got a used set of reception furniture for only 500 us dollars. I was pretty excited to say the least.

If you are willing to take the time you can find some great deals.

Merry Christmas!


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