By Alison Shipley | Updated: 07/21/2009 2:17:00 PM
Just one look at the building that houses BangZ Salon and Wellness Spa in Montclair, New Jersey, and you wouldn’t be surprised to learn it served as a Masonic Temple for more than a century. With its original arches still intact, refurbished stained-glass windows and eight of the original church pews (now covered in faux-ostrich leather), owners Richard Cronk and Dominick Sansevero had the goal of maintaining the original architecture as much as possible.
By Web Editor | Updated: 06/08/2009 4:17:00 PM
At Zona Salons in Norwell, Massachusetts, Frank Zona employs a standard internal inspection process to routinely check the salon’s cleanliness. While recently working on an interior redesign with an architect, he decided to use a similar process to critique his external appearance.
By Web Editor | Updated: 06/08/2009 3:59:00 PM
When it comes to influencing your salon’s sales, your environment plays second fiddle only to your service providers’ retail skills. Eurisko’s Leon Alexander, Belvedere’s Leslie McGwire and Takara Belmont’s Jason DeSantis give us their perspectives on how good design influence consumer psychology and impact retail and service sales.
By Web Editor | Updated: 05/28/2009 10:38:20 AM
Shed some light on an artistic situation. Today, several lighting manufacturers are designing with the salon in mind, and their energy-efficient choices prove they’re also taking the environment into account.