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SOTY 2014: Salon Aguayo

Stacey Soble | May 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM
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Salon Aguayo
Pasadena, California

Owner: Joseph Aguayo
Established: 1998
Remodeled and re-opened: December 2013
Salon style: Industrial, Minimal, Chic
Square footage: 2,300
Stations: 14
Equipment: 70,000
Furniture: Takara Belmont, Restoration Hardware, Custom
Total design investment: $123,000
Retail: Redken, Kerastase
Color line: Redken, Chromatics, Fusion-Shades EQ
Design by: David Vessey
Architects: David Vessey
Photography: Craig Cook

Owners’ Comments:

“Our favorite features are our floating stations that create openess; a vaulted ceiling that creates an open feeling, and our skylights and windows which add to the natural lighting.”

Judges’ Comments:

“The Dixie Chics sing a song, ‘Wide Open Spaces’ which perfectly describes this salon.”—Martin

“One of my faves—the rolling stations and front desk allows salon to have hair shows, fashion shows, and educational events.”—Grissler

“Great use of space and light.”—Crisafulli

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