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2019 Salons of the Year: Nouveau Depart Nail Studio

by Stacey Soble | May 24, 2019
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NOUVEAU DEPART NAIL STUDIO
Chicago
nouveaudepartnailstudio.com
OWNERS: Jill Sprinkle and Jessica Lowry
SALON STYLE: Relaxed, natural, eclectic
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1,500
MANICURE STATIONS: 8
PEDICURE STATIONS: 6
EQUIPMENT: Michele Pelafas, Inc.
FURNITURE: Michele Pelafas, Inc.
TOTAL DESIGN INVESTMENT: $418,000
NAIL LINES: Smith & Cult, NCLA, Zoya
DESIGN BY: Michele Pelafas, Inc.
ARCHITECTS: Mark Siwik
PHOTOGRAPHER: Veronica Davis, Valerie Putman


“When you enter through the black turnstile doors branded with our glamourous golden logo, you are met with organic luxury. Our eclectic design transports guests to a cozy space that encompasses natural elements from the reclaimed wood on the reception desk to the warm touch of copper found throughout the interior—all which reinforce our commitment to the health of our clients, nail artists and Mother Earth.”

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