212 Salon and Day Spa
Upper Montclair, NJ
Owners: Donna and Gaetano Lo Sauro
Established: 2013
Salon style: Innovative, Timeless, Sophisticated
Square footage: 3,296
Styling Stations: 17
Treatment Rooms: 5
Equipment: Empire Beauty
Furniture: Salon Interiors
Total design investment: $1,444,000
Retail lines: Aquage, Paul Mitchell, American Crew
Color line: Tocco Magico, Wella, Schwarzkopf
Design by: Donna and Gaetano Lo Sauro
Architects: Rockwood Architectural Design
Photography: Andy Foster Photo
Owners’ Comments:
“Our biggest design challenge was maintaining the architectural integrity of a Victorian-era building, while modernizing the space to be inviting, welcoming and functional. We focused on incorporating elements, such as steel, glass and wood in innovative ways.”
Judges Comments:
“The accents are placed with an elegant touch—unassuming, but adding a relaxed but sophisticated look.”Grissler
“The use of eco-friendly products and systems is something to be applauded.”—Crisafulli
“The space is cozy, yet refined. The earthy color scheme combined with the homey touches creates a relaxing atmosphere.”—Patrascu