When I was asked to redesign the lobby of Run Studios, a digital media production company based in Kirkland WA, I started to look around for a modern reception desk, a task that I thought would have been quite easy, considering the many alternatives you can find online nowadays. However, to my surprise, that was not the case. The options I was finding were either too expensive or too traditional. I wanted something modern, unique and, most of all, simple. This is when I came up with the idea of designing it myself.
And these are the 5 sketches I created:
The team I was working with decided that sketch number 5 was the best option. And I agreed with them. We all liked the fact that, by changing the items in the frontal niche, the desk would have always had a new and fresh look. Also, the inside niche would have provided more space. More space was also added with an L-shape desk instead of a regular desk.
For the project we picked this one from Hayneedle: