Salon of the Year

SOTY 2015: Mariposa Salon

Stacey Soble | May 29, 2015 | 9:04 AM
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San Diego, California
 Rebecca Nan Franks
Established: August 2014
Salon style: Elegant, Modern
Square footage: 950
Stations: 3
Equipment: Takara Belmont
Furniture: Takara Belmont, OFS, Helsinki
Total design investment: $150,000
Retail lines: Eufora, L’Oreal, Framesi
Color line: Framesi, Schwarzkopf
Design by: Rebecca Nan Franks, Garden Communities CA
Photography: Preview First
Owners’ Comments:
“Our cabinetry was custom-designed and has a ledge in the middle of the mirror for clients to put drinks and their cell phones. We have pull-outs on the side where hangbags can sit. This helps keep our small space feeling open.”
Judges’ Comments:
“A slick, waiting and retail area in a beautiful villa-like setting.”—Jeff Grissler
“The efficient services areas, retail center and make-up bar make Mariposa a one-stop beauty destination.”Jan Hillenmeyer

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