Reception Seating: Which One is Best for You?

Reception Seating: Which One is Best for You?

Choosing the Best Seating for Your Reception Area

There’s a lot that goes into improving your reception area. In order to leave your clients with a good impression of your company, it’s a good idea to know what seating arrangements would work for your reception area. Below are a few different types of chairs that you can use for your company’s reception area. Use the following information to decide what kind of seating works best for you.

Guest Chairs

Deluxe Guest Chair

When you start setting up your reception area, most people will commonly go towards guest chairs. Single person guest chairs are affordable, so you can easily buy them in bulk. This is very helpful, because a guest chair can only seat one person. As a result, you are going to need a lot of these chairs in your reception area if your company is very popular. Try to find chairs that are pleasing to the eyes, yet comfortable when sitting for an extended period of time.

Club Chairs

Tan Four-Legged Club Chair

If you want chairs that are a little fancier than standard guest chairs, you should look into getting club chairs. Their foam cushions and sturdy backs make them much more comfortable than standard guest chairs. The armrests on club chairs are much bigger, and overall they are a lot more pleasing to the eyes.

Since these chairs are much nicer, they are also a lot more expensive. It is very costly to buy these chairs in bulk, which is problematic when you consider they can only seat a single person. If you are an established company with a lot of money to spare, you should have no trouble getting a decent amount of club chairs. However, if you are just starting out with your company, you may want to stick with the cheaper guest chairs.

Benches

Benches in Waiting Room

Benches are also good to use in a reception area. One of the best things about benches is that they can hold multiple people at once. Lots of benches can seat up to three people at once, so most of the time it is more cost effective to buy one bench instead of three guest chairs. In addition, lots of benches nowadays have modern, sleek designs, which can help make your reception area more appealing.

On top of this, the linear designs that benches have make it so they do not take up a lot of space. This can be very helpful if you don’t have a lot of room in your reception area. If you need seating that is simple, sleek and won’t cost you a lot of money, benches are the way to go.

Sofas

Reception Seating Sofa

If you want to go the extra mile to make your reception area aesthetically pleasing, you should get a sofa. Sofas can seat a few people like benches can, but they tend to be more pleasing to look at. Like club chairs, sofas have larger cushions, so they tend to be a lot more comfortable than benches. If you want to make your reception area look luxurious, a sofa will help you with that.

The one thing you must keep in mind is that sofas are even more expensive than club chairs, due to their larger sizes. You can buy a few benches thanks to their cheaper prices, but it is not a good idea to get multiple sofas, as the costs will add up very quickly. If you want to get a sofa for your reception area, it would be a good idea to get a couple of cub chairs to go along with it.

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