Our 2015 Salons of the Year finalists showcase a new trend in salon decor where cool, clean and crisp design—punctuated with interesting pops of color through furniture and artwork—serve as the canvas for the artistry of hairdressing. The austere backdrop puts the client and her beauty metamorphosis on center stage.
The Grand Prize winner of this year’s competition and our 2015 June cover won’t be revealed until our special owner’s gathering at the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event on May 30. In the meantime, meet our finalists, and check back on May 30th to learn the grand prize winner, see our June cover and tour each of these salon interiors.
Adolf Biecker Spa/Salon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, owned by Justin Lehman, Jean Madeline Inc.
Aria Blanc in Syosset, New York, owned by Crystal Philipou
Buzz Salon in Iowa City, Iowa, owned by Jodi Connolly
ERA Salon in Dallas, Texas, owned by Maleiah Rogers
Erika Cole Salon & Spa in Syosset, New York, owned by Carolyn DeVito & Marcus Lemonis
Grove in Albany, California, owned by Christina Lameraner & Chris Speer
HAUS Salon in Minneapolis, Minnesota, owned by Charlie Brackney & Jessica Reipke
James Anthony Salon in Oak Park, Illinois, owned by James Salerno and Tina Salerno
Keri Gold Salon in Atlanta, Georgia, owned by Jeffrey and Kerri Snow
Lotus Hair Artisans in Atlanta, Georgia, owned by Erik Hedrick and Nina Ladd
Marc Albert in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, owned by Marc Albert
Mariposa Salon in San Diego, California, owned by Rebecca Nan Franks
Michael Graham Salon & Spa in Naperville, Illinois, owned by Sean Graham
New Reflections Salon in Minnetonka, Minnesota, owned by Diane Keller
Nuovo Cooper Creek in University Park, Florida, owned by Terrence McKee & James Amato
Salon 416 in Fenton, Michigan, owned by Toni & Pat Widing Fenton, Michigan
Salon Bliss & Spa in Shelby Township, Michigan, owned by Toni Vitale & Natasha Scarrella
Salon Gatto in Hoboken, New Jersey, owned by Christine Gatto
Salon Gloss in Woodstock, Georgia, owned by Tim Timmons
Van Michael Salon in Alpharetta, Georgia, owned by Van Council & Michael Council
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