The Complete Guide To Buying A New Reception Desk In 2019

Posted by OfficeAnything on Nov 19th 2019

We're on a mission to simplify your search for a new reception desk. Today on the blog we'll give you a break down of popular styles and price points to consider when shopping to ensure you invest in a high quality reception station that earns your welcoming area the compliments it deserves while simultaneously improving your ability to perform at a high level.

Modern Reception Desks

Okay modern office furniture shoppers, prepare to be impressed! This year has brought with it a ton of hot new desk styles to consider for your reception area. A cool reception desk with modern flair will help you create an abundance of wow factor that your valued guests will appreciate from the moment they walk in the door.

1.) Mirella by Safco

Mirella Reception Desk
Mirella Reception Desk

The newest office furniture collection on the market has modern reception desks that you've got to see. Prices start at $1550.00. All models features glass accented transaction counters in addition to integrated storage modules. Choose from 3 Finish options. Please note, the demand for Mirella is extremely high. All models are currently on back order until mid January. Get your pre-order in now to ensure it's filled as quickly as possible.

2.) Verde by Cherryman Industries

Verde Reception Desk
Verde Reception Desk

Modern furniture enthusiasts love the Verde collection from Cherryman. The guest reception stations from this line are offered in Espresso and Latte finish options. Choose from L shaped and rectangular variations to meet your individual needs. Prices start at $917.00.

3.) Marque by OFM

OFM Marque Reception Desk
Marque Reception Desk

Up next is a long time favorite of interior design teams and industry professionals alike. The Marque collection from OFM offers curved front reception stations in a variety of sizes in addition to 4 finishes. Prices start just below $1200.00. Please note, OFM is issuing a mandatory price increase that goes into effect January 1st. Get your Marque station now to maximize your budget.

Traditional Reception Desks

Shoppers looking to avoid today's modern design trends will be on the hunt for traditionally inspired reception desks with timeless appeal. The selection is rather limited, but rest assured we've provided you with the 3 best options on the market.

1.) Sorrento by Mayline

Sorrento Reception Desk
Sorrento Reception Desk

If you want the absolute best and won't settle for less, look no further than Sorrento. The top of the line wood veneer reception desks from the Sorrento collection are available in 2 gorgeous finish options. These stations come with hefty price tags, but they are absolutely stunning in person. The attention to detail is second to none.

2.) Jade by Cherryman

Jade Reception Desk
Jade Reception Desk

The luxurious reception desks from the Cherryman Industries Jade collection are available from $2594.00. These L shaped stations feature reversible returns that allow them to be configured in either directions. A choice of traditional finish options like Cherry and Mahogany pair perfectly with a beautiful glass transaction counter.

3.) Series C by Bush Business Furniture

Series C Reception Desk
Series C Reception Desk

You don't have to break the bank on a wood veneer reception desk to create a traditional vibes within your welcoming area. The Series C collection from BBF includes traditionally inspired laminate reception desks that provide exceptional value. Choose from 3 finishes starting below $1000.00. Both rectangular and reversible L shaped models are available from the Series C collection.

Budget Friendly Reception Desks

When you're remolding your interior, it always helps to save a few bucks. After all, who doesn't love a good deal? Check out the value priced reception stations listed below. Rest assured, they don't lack in terms of quality.

1.) Superior Laminate by Offices To Go

Superior Laminate Reception Desk
Superior Laminate Reception Desk

The reversible L shaped reception desks from the Superior Laminate collection offer ample work surface space in addition to 5 quick shipping finish options. At just $685.99, the SL-O model is a must consider!

2.) Amber by Cherryman Industries

Amber Reception Desk
Amber Reception Desk

The Amber collection offers 6 reception desks to choose from. The basic A126 model shell doesn't come with storage models, but it's available for just $519.00. This makes it the most affordable commercial quality reception desk that we know of. Step up to the AM-401N reversible L shaped reception desk in your choice of 6 finishes for just $977.00. If you need a 2 person reception desk, the AM-403N is an absolute bargain buy at $2076.00.

3.) Aberdeen by Mayline

Aberdeen Reception Desk
Aberdeen Reception Desk

Finding a glass accented reception desk under $1000.00 wasn't easy. That being said, the Aberdeen collection from Mayline answered the call. The rectangular station pictured here offers an impressive 72" of operating space. Optional storage modules and connecting returns are sold separately if needed.

Custom Reception Desks
When an out of the box reception desk just won't cut it, going with a custom configuration is really the only way to go. Custom reception desks aren't really our speciality, but we just so happen to offer furniture from the absolute best and most respected made-to-order provider on the scene today.

1.) Zira by Global
Zira Reception Desk
Zira Reception Desk

When it comes to purchasing a custom reception desk, Zira is truly the most versatile line on the market. With more than 20 finish options, multiple handle pull styles, and a virtually limitless selection of modular components, Zira is nothing short of elite. With Zira you can think outside the box to get the most out of your available square footage. From stand alone units to larger multi-user workstations, Zira can do it all. When you design a Zira reception desk you'll be provided with a CAD drawing to ensure you're getting just what you need for your space to help simplify the process and eliminate the guess work.

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