Carolina Dental’s welcoming area is cafe-like, with exactly the right furniture and amenities to soothe patients during their brief wait. The mix of colors, upholsteries and textures would be right at home in an upscale coffee shop or, for that matter, the lobby of a startup.
A cantilever-suspended reclaimed wood slab creates an iPad bar, where patients can perch on clear acrylic furniture—a clever touch so they occupy less visual space, and help keep things cozy rather than cluttered. Upholstered bench seating provides a visual ‘pop’ of bright color amid the cool-hued walls. Compact, mod lounge chairs offer a third seating option.


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