Office Furniture and Commercial Furniture

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Office Furniture and Commercial Furniture

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Management Seating and Office Chairs

Buy Rite strives to provide you with your dream office space or business layout. We work with top notch and high quality manufacturers to help this come true.

We have one of the largest selections of management seating and office chairs in Vancouver and the lower mainland. 

Custom and Made to Order Office Furniture

Buy Rite Office Furnishings has solutions and design consulting built to fit your space and budget!


Our team of design consultants can help you with the layout, design, and overall presentation of your office with scaled drawings and customized furniture.  We offer free, no obligation quotations and consultations, either in your office or at one the Buy Rite showrooms in the lower mainland. Our showrooms in Vancouver and Langley have material samples, brochures, and displays of great new and used furniture. 

Custom Office Furniture solutions include:

  • Custom Reception Desks
  • Floor to ceiling Privacy Panels
  • Private Office Enclosures with sliding or swing doors
  • Counter-tops
  • Custom Cabinets
  • Office Desks
  • Panel Systems and workstations
  • Custom furniture, mill work & cabinetry

No matter what scale your project is, Buy Rite Business Furnishings is always ready to assist you. We are your design experts in Office Furniture. Call us today at (604) 999-7483 with your ideas and we will transform your work space!

Rectangular Conference Tables Make Employees Argue More


Are the conference room tables in your office round or rectangular? It could make a difference in how argumentative employees get at staff meetings!

Canadian researchers sat groups of people around either rectangular or oval tables to see how they reacted to advertisements, because, well, I don’t know why they would have them react to advertisements, but that’s what they did and this is what they found:


Subconsciously, the style of seating brings out one of two conflicting attitudes, said the researchers from Alberta and British Columbia universities.Authors Juliet Zhu and Jennifer Argo wrote: ‘The geometric shape of a seating arrangement can impact consumers by priming one of two fundamental needs – the need to belong or the need to be unique.’

They added: ‘Seating arrangements influence consumers in a wide range of settings such as restaurants, hotel lobbies, public transit, or waiting areas in airports and doctors’ offices.

‘Circular-shaped seating arrangements prime a need to belong while angular shaped seating arrangements prime a need to be unique.’


Does it work? Find out for yourself. The next time you’re in a meeting (or in a job interview), note the shape of the table. Then notice how the people around it act, and react, to each other. Do they tend to be more combative and/or singular if the table is a right-angled quadrilateral? Does the meeting feel more like a tense inquisition than a mellow meeting of the minds as you scan the table’s perimeter?
Alternately, you might use the Pythagorean Theorem to measure the diagonal of the table. Hey, remembering how to use Geometry might just be more entertaining than the meeting itself!

Of course, this research raises a few other questions, such as, why is a rectangle always a parallelogram but a parallelogram is not always a rectangle*? By the way, did you do well in Geometry? If you say “yes,” then we want proof. Or should I say *a* proof, since we’re talking about Geometry.

Bottom line: If you want an office full of mavericks, then spring for the rectangular tables. If you want an office full of soul mates, then buy the oval tables. You could end up shaping a few new employee interactions — assuming you know how to multiply the width times the height to get the area, that is. Oh, nevermind.
*Answer: All angles in the rectangle must be 90 degrees, but parallelograms can have any set of angles as long as the opposite sides are always parallel.


Originally Posted by Chris Penttila at