Interior Motives

Salons provide a backdrop for beauty, but some are also a sight to behold. Exploring bold new horizons in contemporary design, Salons and Spas: The Architecture of Beauty, by Julie Sinclair Eakin, captures the stunning looks of an aesthetic industry.

 Futuristic shampoo dispensers embellish Tokyo's Star Garden Beauty Salon.
Futuristic shampoo dispensers embellish Tokyo's Star Garden Beauty Salon.

Examining the insight behind innovation, the book provides floor plans, project profiles and interviews with designers and architects of high-end salons.

Vibrant colors and soft light illuminate the Electric Sun III tanning salon in LA.
Vibrant colors and soft light illuminate the Electric Sun III tanning salon in LA.

Each salon represents an atmosphere of retreat, reflection or connection, setting its tone with light, space, composition and color. From a tranquil, flower-lined indoor pond in Paris to the reflective illusions of a Rhode Island window, unique effects capture the artistry of these elegant spaces.

 A serene pool reflects clean angles and the California sun at Sally Hershberger at John Frieda. .
A serene pool reflects clean angles and the California sun at Sally Hershberger at John Frieda. .

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Pushing the possibilities of size and style, the book reveals inventive concepts and striking results, illustrating the impact of creative design. For more information, visit www.quaysidepublishinggroup.com, or call (978) 282-3511.

A faux hair-covered treatment room at Lebullekenzo Spa in Paris pushes artistic extremes.
A faux hair-covered treatment room at Lebullekenzo Spa in Paris pushes artistic extremes.
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