Salon of the Year

Salons of the Year 2017: Levato Salon & Skin Lab

Stacey Soble | April 26, 2017 | 2:10 PM
Hanging plants and white walls encourage an open airy feel.
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Decorative shelving provides a visual point of interest.
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A makeup area encourages clients to experiment with cosmetics products.
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Messanging on the shampoo walls encourage clients on a positive journey.
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The salon is located in the heart of historic downtown Hinsdale, outside of Chicago.
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The salon's skin lab was created to enhance productivity and maximize convenience for guests.
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Located in a historic building, Levato was able to take advantage of exposed brick walls.
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Beautiful product displays encourage sales.
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Levato Salon & Skin Lab
Hinsdale, Illinois
Owner: Ashley Carlevato
Salon style: trend forward, urban vibe
Square footage: 2,400
Stations: 12
Treatment rooms: 3
Equipment: Belvedere
Furniture: Belvedere
Total design investment: $200,000
Retail lines: Kevin Murphy
Color lines: Kevin Murphy
Design by: Nicole LaFave, Design Womb and Ashley Carievato
Architects: CT Architects
Photography: Matt McCoy

Hanging plants and all white finishes bring an airy open feeling of space to the historic building that houses Levato Salon & Skin Lab.

Owner’s comment: “We are located down an alleyway and you can’t see our storefront from the main street. Without the normal foot traffic that a traditional salon receives, we’ve had to be resourceful with our social media and marketing.”

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