February 19, 2014
With modern decor and egg-shaped pedicure stations, NailBar and Beauty Lounge infuses luxury service with an upbeat and exciting ambiance.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon profiles
January 23, 2014
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Nail bars are great for letting clients get side-by-side manicures and they’re perfect for quick services as well. A new trend we’re seeing in nail bars is offering multi-levels to accommodate the disabled and smaller clients who might not be comfortable sitting on a raised stool.
Keywords: nail bar salon decor/design salon furnishings
November 25, 2013
This juicebox-sized speaker works via wireless technology to fill your salon with high-quality music.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon furnishings
September 10, 2013
Via Google Maps' Business Photos program, you can give potential clients a virtual 360-degree tour of your salon space. Results appear on Google Maps, Google Places, and Google search. Visit www.maps.google.com/businessphotos to learn more.
Keywords: online booking salon decor/design
September 5, 2013
“We wanted our spa cool and chic, and we sure got it,” say Stacy Winick, nail tech and co-owner of Belle Visage Day Spa in Milton, Mass., just outside of Boston.
Keywords: salon decor/design spas
June 28, 2013
When thinking of a name for their Tumblr account, sisters Donne and Ginny Geer agreed that “Hey, nice nails!” was the best compliment a woman could get. The blog got so popular that these sisters decided to open a salon together after finding they couldn’t both be hired to do nails at the same location. While completing their first book, Nail Candy, the Geers transformed a 1920’s building into a hip nail salon in downtown Long Beach’s arts district. Hey, Nice Nails is now more than just a compliment, it’s a haven for nail art junkies around the world.
Keywords: nail art On the Road salon decor/design salon profiles
May 29, 2013
U.K.-based salon Polish Nail & Beauty is turning heads with free-hand nail art, a steady flow of industry awards, and brand involvement.
Keywords: handpainted nail art salon decor/design salon profiles
March 15, 2013
Indisputably feminine, Savvy Chic exemplifies the shabby chic style, using distressed antique furniture, paintwork, and repurposed curtains and textiles to achieve an elegant overall effect reminiscent of Victorian decor.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon furnishings salon profiles
March 14, 2013
With its own brand of polish, complimentary products, and parties, Fairway, Kan.-based Hoopla offers a twist on the traditional salon experience.
Keywords: polish polish displays salon decor/design salon furnishings salon parties
February 25, 2013
At MWnails, a London-based nail bar with two locations, the clients are passengers, the techs are the cabin crew, and the salon’s interior is called the flight deck.
Keywords: salon decor/design
November 30, 2012
With a growing number of choices, you have to work hard to stand out from the competition and bring your salon’s brand to life. The good news is that creativity trumps dollars every time! A retail design firm shares its advice for how to adapt.
Keywords: product displays salon decor/design
November 16, 2012
The House of Rush's glamorous design includes a custom wallcovering of newspaper clippings and reviews of this full-service salon.
Keywords: international salon decor/design
November 12, 2012
Seal Beach, Calif.’s Salon Meritage closed its doors after a deadly shooting on October 12, 2011. But now, the salon plans to reopen after undergoing a remodel to give it a whole new look.
Keywords: salon decor/design
October 31, 2012
This fall in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Rita de Alencar Pinto is revealing Vanity Projects, a gallery-style space with an atelier-type nail salon where clients will watch contemporary fine art films while getting their nails done by internationally acclaimed nail technicians.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon parties
September 25, 2012
Back from a trip to Las Vegas, NAILS’ managing editor brings you advice on stocking your salon’s shelves, maximizing your space, and how to entice customers to buy.
Keywords: client consultation Cosmoprof retail boutique items salon decor/design shelf life