Salon Today

June 2013

Salons of the Year 2013

With the distinctly unique, incredibly creative and visually witty entries into the 2013 SALONS OF THE YEAR competition, our editorial team is declaring an end to the design drought. Take a visual tour of all 20 honorees, learn about their design choices and read the judges' comments.

In This Issue


Ideas for Sprucing Up Your Salon Decor

Stacey Soble | May 29, 2013

Is your salon feeling a little tired, a little dated? There are a number of things you can do to liven up your decor without undertaking a huge remodel. Consider these ideas.


Personal Shopper 2013

Lauren Salapatek | June 12, 2013

If you’ll be updating your salon or spa in the near future, here’s a quick peek at some of the newest furniture and equipment items to hit the market, plus some shopping words of wisdom for the industry’s leading designers.


2013 Salons of the Year

Stacey Soble | May 30, 2013

This year’s competition witnessed salon and spa owners relax enough to let their personalities guide their design decisions, resulting in 20 distinctly different, incredibly creative, and visually witty SALONS OF THE YEAR.


Technology-Infused Leadership

Stacey Soble | May 21, 2013

At the 2013 ISBN conference in San Antonio, Andrew Ranson challenged multi-unit salon owners to get to know technology well enough to lead their companies strategically.


SOTY 2013: Cortello Salon

Stacey Soble | May 3, 2013

Take a visual tour of the 2013 SALONS OF THE YEAR honoree Cortello Salon of Jacksonville Beach, Florida