20 May 2022

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Three design trends from three international fairs

Paris, London, and Copenhagen held three of the most interesting international fairs. Here are three design trends to take into consideration when seeking inspiration for your hairdressing salon. Thanks to a comeback of live events, many international fairs took place this fall. This means the return of some of the most interesting exhibitions in the world of design. We took three of these – held respectively in Paris, London, and Copenhaghen – and found three design trends to inspire the furnishing of a hairdressing salon. Colors: courtesy of Maison & Objet The panorama of interior colors for the winter season presented at...

Luvely Launches as Part of Paterson SA Family

Paterson SA stylist, Gemma Hill recently took on a new challenge; she has opened her new salon Luvely in Dalkeith, just outside Edinburgh.  Gemma remains part of the Paterson SA family and has created Luvely - a satellite salon. It celebrates the legacy of Paterson SA’s founder, George Paterson. It's named after a club night that George ran in Edinburgh. The salon is as unique as the spelling of its name.  One of the main features in the salon is the graffitied walls; these feature caricatures of George and Gemma along with several of George’s and Gemma’s favourite phrases.  Clients...

Brooks & Brooks Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Sally and Jamie of Brooks & Brooks are celebrating 20 years in business this month, reflecting with the team on an incredible journey so far – and this is just the beginning!  The partners launched Brooks & Brooks in November 2001 after meeting while working at the Trevor Sorbie salon in London. The pair opened their Holborn-based salon and have become one of the most successful partnerships in British hairdressing, dominating creative and business awards over the last 20 years.  Sally has been named as British Hairdresser of the Year three times, with the team picking up more than 30 British...

Salon Emotion: Currie Hair, Skin and Nails

Currie Hair, Skin and Nails found that Salon Emotion is the business model for guests who are expecting safety, comfort, added value and appreciation for their loyalty. An class on a new program from L’Oréal Professionnel called “Salon Emotion” inspired Randy Currie to explore the concept further. Then in 2019, an opportunity arose to open a salon and spa in the iconic DuPont Building in Wilmington, Delaware. This was the same building that houses the world famous Hotel DU PONT. Currie didn't hesitate in deciding to create the ultimate "Guest Journey". Getting down to the nitty-gritty Currie began working closely with Antonio...

Chubby Design for salon style and comfort

No more angles and straight lines. The latest furnishing trend is Chubby Design: a soft, rounded style for a reassuring and super-comfy look in your salon. They look like they just popped out of a pencil sketch by Miyazaki, the famous Japanese anime designer. They are irresistibly colorful, puffy, and plump. This is Chubby Design, the hottest trend in furnishing taking the globe by storm. Angles and straight lines disappear, giving free rein to curves, rounded shapes, and bright or pastel colors. https://www.instagram.com/p/CP1NnzasLDk/?utm_source=ig_embed Decades ago, there were some proponents of Chubby Design. For example, we all remember the famous Gomitolo armchair by...

Charlie Miller Adds Hair & Beauty Salon to Group

Charlie Miller Managing Directors, Jason and Josh Miller were joined by their parents and business founders Charlie & Janet Miller, beauty salon owner Lauren McGinty, management and staff to celebrate the opening of the company’s very first hair and beauty venture. On 28th October, clients entered the 2500sq ft site at Raeburn Place in the Stockbridge locality of Edinburgh. This was in conjunction with award-winning local independent beauty salon, Wo:mankind Beauty Clinic. It followed the official ribbon cutting by Charlie Miller Salon Manager, Hannah Lennon. Style, Quality and Creativity The Charlie Miller brand began in a gent’s hairdressing salon in 1965. It...