impressions are important and decorating the reception area should
be your first priority.
Beautiful photographs placed
in the visitors waiting area will create a comfortable environment,
helping your visitors relax.
Lighting in the reception is usually subdued so 1-2 down lights
directed 45degs towards the photograph is all that is needed.
The size of the photographs depend on the space, 30 & 40inch
are a good start.
This is where you can make a statement.
By using appropriate images you create the mood.
warm Sunrise" Renewal,
moody Sunset " Closure,
road " the start of a
peaceful Lake" Satisfaction,
scenery" is decorative,
" gives time & place,
" Trees " connect
with the environment "Waterfalls
" give Power.
Your boardroom size will dictate how many photographs you use but
for the best impact, the size of the photograph should be as big
Lighting with down lights directed
only at the photo will highlight the image.
Importance of the person and the office
size are clues to how big a photograph should be in each office.
The type of image can be a personal choice and would probably reflect
the character and status of each person.
The Managing director's office needs special treatment, image selection
could be similar to the boardroom or as chosen by the MD.
Lighting would be the same as before.
Open work spaces.
These areas are usually for staff so
the photographs would be used to create a pleasant working environment.
Images of peaceful scenery are best while moody and strong colored images may excite too much.
This of course is just a guide because you may want to create an
exciting work place.
Any area where the public may gather is a great place to show off,
so here you can use strong images
that could portray the goals of your company.
Staff lunch room.
Use photographs that excite, this will keep the staff on the go and eager to
get back to work.
These are suggestions to inform and help.