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Salons of the Year 2016: Namaste Salon and Spa

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016 | 8:09 AM
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Namasté Salon and Spa
Wheaton, Illinois
namastesalon.com


Owner: Karen Millonzi
Salon style: Urban, restoration, chic
Square footage: 4,200
Stations: 12
Treatment rooms: 4
Equipment: Gamma & Bross, Takara Belmont, European Touch
Furniture: Novvo Etopa, Collega, Design within Reach
Total design investment: $145,000
Retail line: Aveda
Color line: Aveda
Design by: Randy Jostes
Architect: Randy Jostes
Photography: Tyler Bednar

Owner’s comment:
“Floor-to-ceiling storefront windows fill our 1,100-square foot reception and retail area with natural light. On either side of the airy space, specially lit glass shelves subtly highlight nearly 20 feet of hair product and 10 feet of spa product.”

Judges’ comments:
“I love that they incorporated all the beautiful textures that this old building had to offer.” —Leger

“A comfortable interior—I love the use of reclaimed wood for the backbar.” —Redman

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