Monthly Archives: July 2010

Designing a salon to suit your client’s needs

It is sometimes necessary to put your own personal tastes and whims aside when designing your new salon. You need to remember that whilst you and your staff will work in the space; the salon’s decor is primarily for clients … Continue reading

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Top tips for different-sized salons pt.2 – open plan

Now that we’ve established the best designs for narrow and high-ceilinged salons (see pt.1), it’s now time to look at how to manage open plan spaces. Open plan salons In the same way as salons with high ceilings, open plan … Continue reading

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Does your salon have a signature style?

Your salon’s décor will always reflect your ethos as a business, as well as creating an atmosphere tailored to your clientele. For example, a salon located in a high-powered business area is likely to be decorated in a no-nonsense minimalist … Continue reading

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Top tips for different-sized salons pt. 1 – narrow and tall

The size and shape of your salon premises can affect everything from the design possibilities to the feel of the space for salon, as well as limiting the number of treatments and services you can offer. Not everyone can afford … Continue reading

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Crucial considerations for salon design

Choosing the right colour scheme, furniture and décor for a new salon is not as simple as picking out what you like the look of. You can’t design a whole salon based solely on what your own personal tastes dictate; … Continue reading

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Planning a reception area

For any salon or beauty spa, the appearance of the reception area is of crucial importance. This is because this space is your first chance to make the right impression on the client, to really let them know what your … Continue reading

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Overcoming salon design challenges

It can often be difficult for owners to realise their ideas when designing a new salon, especially when their vision is ambitious. This is where challenges occur – expensive, frustrating and time-consuming challenges – but they need to be conquered … Continue reading

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When to splash out on a key feature for your salon

As a great deal of your salon redecoration project can be done on a budget – repainting walls or replacing mirrors or salon chairs – you can afford to splash out on a key feature or focal point for your … Continue reading

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How to give your salon the ‘wow’ factor

In order to stand out from the competition – and there is a lot of it, especially in busy city centres – your salon needs to shake up the conventions of standard salon design. You need to be creative, colourful … Continue reading

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The importance of client privacy in salon design

Salon design isn’t just about colour schemes and expensive artwork; it’s everything from the placement of salon furniture to the layout of rooms or ‘zones’. Everything needs to be planned out before the renovation begins, so as to save time … Continue reading

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