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SOTY 2013: L.A.R.C. Salon

Stacey Soble | May 3, 2013 | 9:00 AM
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L.A.R.C. Salon
Dallas, Texas
Larcsalon.com

OWNERS: Lauren Langager, Amy Wetz, Rasheena Williams, Cameron Campbell
SALON STYLE: Designer boutique, casual contemporary, urban chic
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 3,200
STYLING STATIONS: 16
TREATMENT ROOMS: 2
EQUIPMENT: Takara Belmont
FURNITURE: Council & Craft
TOTAL DESIGN INVESTMENT: $300,000
RETAIL LINE:Oribe
COLOR LINE:Wella, Matrix, Redken
DESIGN: Bryan Wetz, Council & Craft
ARCHITECT: NA
PHOTOGRAPHY: Matt Tilbury

 

“We love the oak we used throughout the salon—it’s refreshing and lightens up the space. Most people haven’t seen flooring used as an accent ceiling and it brings some coziness and warmth to the space.”

 

JUDGES’ COMMENTS:

“Different done well! I never saw the barn door sliding hardware used in this application with the mirrors. It’s a great design element that works very well!”—Jercha

“Great open feeling and use of natural elements.”—Valenzuela

“The functional solutions become the strongest design elements in this elegant urban boutique. The ‘relief’ mats behind the chairs are incorporated into the flooring designand I loved the rolling mirrors with the hidden cubbies.”—Soukhopalova

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