In today’s society, building a corporate image is an urgent issue for businesses. First impressions will often influence customer service evaluations. Therefore, a business with a professional reception section can create a good impression and sympathy for customers toward the business.

Why should we pay attention to the office reception desk?

The front desk plays an important role, it connects customers to businesses. Reception area through its advantages could creating a good impression for customers, promoting the brand, creating trust and the professionalism feeling from the business. So how do we create a well designed reception section?

Face of the corporation

Criteria for a well designed reception area

Since it is an impactful area, the front desk always is the priority in office design. Let us have a look at how to design a professional welcome space for your corporation.

Location, area and size:

In order to have a well-designed reception area, in harmony with space, the front desk needs to:

In accordance with the physique of the employee: This is one of the common mistake that corporations often make in designing a front desk section. To create an eye catching reception area, not only the furnitures and counters have to be fit in the area but also have to be suitable for the receptionist physique. It is to avoid the imbalance between the receptionist and the counter, causing loss of aesthetics and sympathy for customers.

In accordance with the area: Do not choose the reception desk with a size not suitable for the area. For example small counters in large spaces and vice versa, losing the aesthetics and harmony of the space

For small space: Round or oval reception desks will be the perfect choice to save space, create flexible shapes, and optimize the area.

Small reception space with a round table style

Large area space: Can be arranged L or U shape front desk, helping the design spread out in an area without being too rough in style.

L shape front desk, fittings for spacious area

Choosing the right interior for space area is very important. The size of the items should be balanced with each other. Furniture should not be arranged too large, or too small, causing a loss of harmony in the overall reception space.

Designing style

The design style of the office front desk is also a factor to be considered to harmonize with the interior of the lobby. Consistency must be ensured for the office. For example, the office is designed in a minimalism style, the reception area must also follow that design.

Reception space is synchronized with the general space of the office

Interior details must also be made of the same materials and colors to create a uniform space.


The reception area creates an impression and a sense of comfort for customers

It is advisable to arrange a waiting space for guests with a sofa, accompanied by bookshelves, bookcases, documents containing the company’s introduction profile, helping customers to understand more about the business. In the case of a modest business, a simple yet modern felt-covered bench can optimize the area, creating a more spacious feel for the area.

The logo of the business should be prominently placed right behind the receptionist, giving a strong impression to the customer right after entering.

The synchronous color space and the logo’s prominence impress customers when they arrive

Some of the alluring front desk designs

Aside from the standard designs, the front desks can be improved, changed in shape, and function according to the needs of the business. Let’s take a look at some eye -catching photos of the reception area below:

A small reception desk decorated with green trees to create a fresh space

“L” shaped mid-sized front desk for a medium to large area

The front desk with innovating winding lines

Small reception desk with neat and tidy space

The small oval-shaped front desk bring in the futuristic idea

Front desk for modest area

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đặng trường minh
Đặng Trường Minh

I'm Dang Truong Minh - Chief Designer at Crystal Design - TPL. With more than 15 years of experience in managing large and small projects, I desire to provide the customers with the optimal, unique and convenient working space.

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