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Tips for Capturing Salon Interior Images for Salons of the Year

With the January 31st deadline for the photo-based Salons of the Year fast approaching, now is the time to review some strategies for capturing the best salon interior shots.

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Be an Escape Artist

Sometimes life gets so hectic we forget how important it is to take a break. A recent stay at a boutique hotel reminds Editor Stacey Soble to slow down and enjoy the journey--and she finds the escapist quality in many of this year's SALONS OF THE YEAR.

Salons of the Year 2016: Metro Barber

Metro Barber in Tallahassee, Florida is a modern take on the classic barbershop with vintage, black-and-white-checked flooring and stations with simple white sinks for straight-razor shaves.

Take a Tour of Namaste Salon and Spa

In Wheaton, Illinois, floor-to-ceiling windows flood Namaste Salon and Spa with light, while original textures make clients feel at home.

5 Tips for Creating the Best Salon of the Year Images, Deadline Extended to Feb. 10

As Salon Today extends its deadline for Salons of the Year 2017, it offers five tips for creating the strongest images for the photo-based salon design competition.

Salons of the Year 2016: Niki Moon Salon

Niki Moon Salon features a 30-foot high, A-frame ceiling covered in knotty pines and accented by solid wood support beams painted in black. The salon has a feeling of open airiness, and the wood instantly creates a sense of warmth and comfort.

Announcing the Salons of the Year 2016

In years past, salon and spa design tended to take its cues from the owners’ individual interests and personalities. The focus has shifted, and today’s winning designs put the spotlight on the client.Owners are creating clean, ...

Salons of the Year 2016: Michael & Michael

Ten years after designing and opening Michael & Michael in a 1895 Chicago storefront, owners Michael Crowley and Michael Jacobson decided to expand by acquiring the adjacent building and combining the two spaces to create a 4,400-square foot ...

Salons of the Year 2016: NAAVA Salon and Spa

Hebrew for beautiful, Naava Salon and Spa is perfectly positioned in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas, on the main floor of a bustling high-rise building. Located in a LEED-certified Class A building, Naava’s owners, brothers Steven and ...

Salons of the Year 2016: Don Angelos Aveda Lifestyle Salon

Space was at a premium for Angelo and Donovan Ortega when creating Don Angelos Aveda Lifestyle Salon in Bay City, Michigan. At just over 2,000 square feet, the new salon was less than half the amount of space the brothers were used to in their ...