Salon of the Year

Salons of the Year 2017: Backstage Salon + Spa

Stacey Soble | April 26, 2017 | 7:11 AM
Backstage Salon + Spa greets clients with a light and bright reception area.
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Backlighting in the retail shelves creates attracts shoppers.
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Backlighting in the retail shelves attracts shoppers.
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Teal blue chairs at the blowdry bar.
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Suspended teal dryers match the chairs at the blowdry bar.
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Mirror lighting compliments faces looking in the mirrors.
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Oversized quilted taupe chairs make clients comfortable on the cutting floor.
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Backstage's shampoo area.
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Wedgewood accent walls soothe clients in the manicure area.
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Backstage Salon + Spa
Rowley, Massachusetts
Owner: Maryann Richardson
Salon style: breezy luxe, New England seaside
Square footage: 5,600
Stations: 20, plus 4 blowdry stations
Treatment rooms: 5
Equipment: Maletti
Furniture: Design X
Total design investment: $750,000
Retail lines: Baxter, Kevin Murphy, Kerastase
Color lines: Goldwell, Pulp Riot, Scruples
Design by: Tobey Design
Architect: Carla Goodnight of CJ Architects
Photography: Daniel Mathieu of DeveZon Photography and Video

Stunning teal chairs and matching suspended dryers punctuate the bright blowdry area in Backstage Salon + Spa, while oversized, taupe quilted station chairs and Wedgewood accent walls soothe clients through their appointments. A large-screen TV plays beauty and fashion-related media while accent mood lights can change colors to reflect mood.

Owner’s comment: “Stunning round ribbons of glass make up the chandeliers that dangle from the high ceilings while the light toned Italian porcelain floors complete the vibe of modern luxury.”

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