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SOTY 2014: Mane Attraction Salon

Stacey Soble | May 25, 2014 | 10:07 AM
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Mane Attraction
Phoenix, AZ

Owners: Kendall Ong and Beate Assmuth-Ong
Established: 1998
Remodeled and Reopened: October 2013
Salon style: Inviting, Contemporary, Versatile
Square footage: 2,400
Stations: 17
Equipment: Takara Belmont, Belvedere
Furniture: Custom
Total design investment: $395,000
Top Retail lines: Bumble and bumble
Color line: Wella
Design by: Kendall Ong and Ferrara Interiors
Architects: Pathangay Architects
Photography: John Hall

Owners’ Comments:

“We designed the entire storefront to increase our visibility and capture more of the foot traffic that flows through our shopping center location—82 percent of our storefront is glass and nearly half of the frontage slides open, giving our salon an indoor/outdoor look and feel.”

Judges’ Comments:

“The openness of the salon is very appealing to clients.”—Crisafulli

“The bold exterior has the look of a hip coffee shop.”—Martin

“The retail area is arranged to create a luxury boutique shopping experience for clients and is designed to attract the attention of those passing by.”—Hillenmeyer

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