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SOTY 2014: SOTO--Salon On The Ohio

Stacey Soble | May 26, 2014 | 6:37 PM
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SOTO—Salon On The Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio


Owners: Gregory Schroeder & Anastasia Kim Blair

Established: December 2013

Salon style: Urban Glam, Affordable Luxury, Chic

Square footage: 4,700

Stations: 16

Equipment: $155,000

Furniture: Brandl Skirvin of the Salon and Spa Idea Group, and Takara Belmont

Total design investment: $826,000

Color line: Wella

Design by: Brandl Skirvin of the Salon and Spa Idea, Ashley Upton- AMU Interiors LLC.

Architects: Takara Belmont, St. Louis Design Center

Photography: Mark Schroeder of Mark Joseph Photography


Owners’ Comments:


“Our color and processing bar gives clients the the ability to be part of the entire experience. It allows for a more complete consultation, and clients can remain plugged in throughout the entire process.


Judges’ Comments:


“The metallic upholestry and high-tech processing equipment give the color bar a space-age feel and add to the coloring experience.”—Hillenmeyer


“The overall brand is consistent throughout the salon.”—Crusafilli


“The idea of covering the support columns in photos is amazing.”—Grissler

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