A modern reception area that looks great is something many companies want these days. Making it compliant with the American Disabilities Act, however, is something many companies know little, if anything, about.
The American Disabilities Act was written into law in 1990, and provides user-friendly accessibility guidelines to make it easier for those with disabilities to access your workspace. ADA regulations are applicable to many private and public spaces. The idea is that everyone, regardless of who they are, should have a fair opportunity to work and/or live comfortably.
In the case of your office layout and presentation, every design detail sends a message to onlookers that you are intentionally taking care of everyone visiting your company.
Measurements for a modern reception desk take into account the size of your space and your functional needs—both in and around it.
Giving a fresh look to your workplace offices can not only help you create the perfect business environment but it can add value to your company in many ways. How do you know when it's the right time to take on that cost and challenge?
Though just a character in a child’s story, Goldilocks had the right idea in making sure the size of the bears’ furniture was “just right” for her comfort. If she were designing your modern conference room, she would be focused on getting the size and fit just right. Smart girl!
It doesn’t take a Harvard degree for smart business people to understand the furniture you buy is only as good as the materials it’s made from and the craftsman that build it.
Gaining a cognitive advantage in the workplace, in the area of productivity, is something few small businesses consider. Tapping into ways to help workers use their brains more guided, focused and efficiently can not only help the worker advance, but also help the business achieve better results as well.
The nature of sensory perception systems can be used for example; to help workers concentrate, be more creative and feel happier. What workers see, feel, smell and hear can all affect reactionary responses. In a study published in the journal ...
I went shopping today at a local Home Depot looking to pick up a couple of things I needed for the office. While walking down one of the aisles, I started singing to myself (I sing to myself because, I’m the only person that would tolerate it) …”I don’t remember what day it was, and I don’t remember what time it was”... (By: Spiral Staircase) Suddenly, I asked myself (see, I talk to myself also), where did that come from? Then I realized it had just played over the speaker system. That, started me thinking how amazing it is how our sensory perception works? Without any conscious effort we think, recall, enjoy, hate or fabricate ideas about everything.
When it comes to designing your office reception area, almost no one has money to burn. If fact when it comes to designing and furnishing your office, most business’s want to spend as little as possible, however on the other side of that coin, they want the best possible design and value for the dollars they spend.
Diamonds and rubies have value of a certain kind to many people. Family may has value of a different kind to others, and high speed internet offers up a completely different value to still others.
It doesn’t matter where you live, work, play or travel to, environment will often control what you wear, what you eat, how you think and even your ability to breath. It doesn’t matter if you are an earthling or from another planet, environment will have more control over your life and possibly things you take for granted. It doesn’t matter where you are from, your environment will label you as a Texan, a Brit or a Martian.