What Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

The other day I went into an office and there “it” was. The furniture in the reception area looked comfortable, thepaintings on the wall were attractive, and the color of the room was relaxing. Looking past that I saw  “it”, piles of magazines covering all of the end tables. There were magazines on the floor next to the sofa  and in a chair, probably left by a former client.  What did the condition of the reception area say