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June 2016

8 the Experience in Willemstad, Curacao sweeps the 2016 Salons of the Year with a carefully designed salon and spa that promotes relaxation and offers clients a view of the sparkling blue Caribbean with every service. Nineteen additional Salons of the Year created sleek, chic and sophisticated spaces that put the spotlight on the client and create the ultimate experience.

Plus, leading designers offer strategic shopping tips as they preview the new releases from salon equipment and furniture manufactures, and Sport Clips’ Gordon Logan receives ISBN’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

In This Issue

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Salons of the Year 2016: Niki Moon Salon

Stacey Soble | January 1, 2017

Niki Moon Salon features a 30-foot high, A-frame ceiling covered in knotty pines and accented by solid wood support beams painted in black. The salon has a feeling of open airiness, and the wood instantly creates a sense of warmth and comfort.

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Announcing the Salons of the Year 2016

Stacey Soble | June 6, 2016

In years past, salon and spa design tended to take its cues from the owners’ individual interests and personalities. The focus has shifted, and today’s winning designs put the spotlight on the client.Owners are creating clean, ...

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Salons of the Year 2016: Michael & Michael

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016

Ten years after designing and opening Michael & Michael in a 1895 Chicago storefront, owners Michael Crowley and Michael Jacobson decided to expand by acquiring the adjacent building and combining the two spaces to create a 4,400-square foot ...

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Salons of the Year 2016: NAAVA Salon and Spa

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016

Hebrew for beautiful, Naava Salon and Spa is perfectly positioned in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas, on the main floor of a bustling high-rise building. Located in a LEED-certified Class A building, Naava’s owners, brothers Steven and ...

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Salons of the Year 2016: 8

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016

As a teenager, Kimberly de Freitas had her beauty career mapped out. She took her first step one afternoon when she marched right across the street from her Florida high school and into Maggie the Salon, and requested to speak with its owner, ...

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Salons of the Year 2016: Zolton's Salon and Spa

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016

Zolton’s Salon and SpaScottsdale, Arizonazoltons.comOwners: Robert and Margaret QuinnSalon style: Uber chic, industrial, EuropeanSquare footage: 6,030Stations: 50Treatment rooms: 2Equipment: Takara BelmontFurniture: URITotal design ...

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Salons of the Year 2016: Zandi K. Salon

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016

Zandi K. SalonLakewood, Coloradozandieksalon.comOwners: Faye Zandi and Nicki WenzSalon style: City-to-suburbsSquare footage: 1,200Stations: 8Treatment rooms: 1Equipment: Minerva, Novvo EtopaFurniture: Bauen Design BuildTotal design investment: ...

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Salons of the Year 2016: Tangerine Salon

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016

Tangerine SalonDallas, Texastangerinesalon.netOwners: Brandon Hensley and Janet HensleySalon style: Modern, minimalist, chicSquare footage: 3,380Stations: 16Equipment: Gigli and MassimoFurniture: Gigli and MassimoTotal design investment: ...

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Salons of the Year 2016: Noggins Organic Salon

Stacey Soble | June 1, 2016

Noggins Organic SalonRidgeland, Mississippinogginsorganicsalon.comOwners: Kez and Gareth BroadSalon style: Organized, streamlined, modernSquare footage: 2,530Stations: 10Equipment: Gulf South Salon ServicesFurniture: H&L CarpentryTotal ...