The green wall of grass and flowers at Industry Hair Co. in Washington, Pennsylvania, offers a wish to departing guests.
The neon sign above the team at Bonjuour Belle Salon in Montgomery, Texas, encourages the observer to "Follow the call of the disco ball."
The white neon sign on the back wall of the cutting floor at Canyon Salon in Westlake Village, California, encourages the staff's creativity.
The mural at Grow A Shane Archer Salon in Knoxville, Tennessee, features Dolly Parton as Truvy in Steel Magnolias and her famous quote: "I don't
"Real Beauty is Fearless" is the motto of the 2022 Salon of the Year, Ottalaus Salon in New Jordan, Utah, and it plays prominently in their social media wall.
The decoupage wall beyond the stations at The Beauty Lounge in The Woodlands, Texas, is covered with pages from fashion magazines, offering clients a good read from where they sit.
A living art collage of moss, ferns, eucalyptus and succulents offset Thirty Hair's logo in Columbia, Maryland.
Some encouraging words above the sink at Verde Salon in Winnepeg, Manitoba.
With all the uncertainty in the world today, salon design seems to be incorporating art elements that give staff members and clients a clue how they should feel in a space, as well as feel about themselves.
In fact, when the SALON TODAY team was judging this year's applicants, we witnessed several examples of art that spells out messaging pretty loud and clear.
These messages are popping up everywhere, from greeting guests in neon surrounded by greenery to being incorporated into a mural on a focus wall to a simple simple sign above a sink. Scroll through the slideshow above to see these talking examples.
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