Salon + Spa Décor

Learn how salon owners have changed their salon design to help grow their businesses.


Designers' Challenge (Part 1)

By Web Editor | Updated: 06/11/2010 11:21:00 AM
Back by popular demand, our industry panel of experts tackles salon today readers’ biggest design dilemmas.
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Sustain This! Rustic Reusable

By Alison Alhamed | Updated: 06/09/2010 1:45:54 PM
LOCATED IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, Rue 48 Salon ( placed a large emphasis on reusable and rustic materials in the design of their newly launched salon. “We were thoughtful about blending the right sustainable and recycled components into the practical application when appropriate—such as salvaged furniture and interior finishes,” says owner Susan Johnson, including a 110-year old gothic style church pew, an antique end table found in an alley and a steel table from a reclaimed furniture shop.
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Salons of the Year 2010: Judges & Process

By Web Editor | Updated: 06/04/2010 3:29:00 PM
The new decade signals a clear shift in salon design, as ultra-luxe interiors retreat, and the clean, the comfortable, and yes, even the conservative, take charge.
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Eric Alt Salon has Zen feel

By Stacey Soble | Updated: 06/03/2010 2:45:00 PM

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Designing a salon with great lighting

By Greg Scheer | Updated: 04/21/2010 2:33:05 PM
Minardi Color Perfect Lighting, by Eco-Lite Products, not only addresses a problem that’s plagued colorists for decades, its environmentally friendly products use anywhere from 40-80 percent less power than traditional lighting options. In addition, the lights reduce heat values, which requires less cooling energy from air conditioning.
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Angus M Salon, Beverly Hills

By Alison Alhamed | Updated: 04/14/2010 4:01:00 PM
ANGUS MITCHELL, co-owner of Paul Mitchell Systems and an influential educator in the beauty industry, launched his Angus M Salon in Beverly Hills, California, in July 2009. One look inside the 1,800-square-foot space and you can see why Mitchell’s salon has been called, “the cool kid on the block.”
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