No matter how carefully you plan your jewelry store displays and merchandise, your hard work could all be lost in window glare and shadows.
Color and interior design trends change approximately every three to five years. From a pure business perspective, owners should redesign or remodel within this time period because good design positively influences consumer psychology.
“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It’s a saying you’ve likely heard many times. But, think a moment about this concept and how it relates to the design or your salon or spa.
Leslie McGwire™ & Associates serve as a consultant to salonbooker.com, a leading provider of web-based salon management software that improves every aspect of a salon’s client experience.
There are many good and valid reasons why a business should periodically remodel not only the decor, but the retail displays, lighting, furniture, or equipment
Headlines The Salon has been voted as one of the top 200 salons in the country for the last five years by Salon Today Magazine. Having been in business for the last 25 years in the same location, Gayle and Letty wanted to move their location to the other side of the...
Each year Salon Today publishes the best salon and spa design awards. Salon Today invited Leslie McGwire™ to be one of six judges to evaluate each salon.
Douglas J Salons are located in East Lansing, Okemos, Ann Arbor and just recently, a new salon opened in Rochester Hills. Each salon offers cuts, styling, color, facial waxing, make-up services and more.
Salon 416, a top-of-the-line salon featuring quality, high-end equipment and design will be a welcome addition to Downtown Fenton’s Cornerstone mix.
Leslie McGwire™ who is a Salon and Spa Designer shares the designs of her latest project with Douglas J Salons newest location in Rochester Hills, MI.
Tricho Salon & Spa plans to consolidate its two locations in Briarwood Mall in the coming months, filling a long-vacant space near MC Sports, said Briarwood Mall’s Denise Murray.
No matter what your journey is, having a salon or spa coach or consultant by your side can help you stay on course as you grow your salon to the next level.
Leslie McGwire™ & Associates designs salons, spas, cosmetology schools, chain accounts, resorts, medispas and hotels. Whether it’s a remodel or a new location, Leslie McGwire™ & Associates focuses on the design from ‘concept to completion.’
Mona and Drewno knew that they did not want their second salon location to be a cookie-cutter replica, so they decided to call on ASID Designer Leslie McGwire™ and The Pavilion for turn-key design help.
Cosmoprof/PBA Beauty Week opened on a festive note with the annual Get Together Party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel on Saturday evening July 21, 2012. The following night, the glitterati gathered again to mingle and celebrate at the NAHA Red Carpet Reception.
The owner says, “We want to make each customer’s experience visit a red-carpet experience, pampering them from the front desk all the way.”
A professional summary of the best salon trends of 2012.
…an empty 5,200 square feet that would need equipment floor plans, plumbing and electrical placement, general lighting design and specifications of finishes for the entire location.
Every time a client walks through the door, their first impression causes them to form an immediate opinion about your business based on the environment that they experience…..
Leslie McGwire™ is a premier designer for high end spas, resorts and salons. A member of ASID, Allied (American Society of Interior Designers), she has won 14 national design awards including Salon Today Awards.
McGwire notes a big push toward cozy textures such as exotic leathers, suede and velvet in upholstered furniture. For a quick and easy residential touch to an existing space, hang a chandelier over the reception desk or toss a throw rug under a table in the waiting area.
When a world class hairstyling and education team decides to open a world class salon in Los Angeles, it has to be something truly special.
While at the Salon & Spa Design Center Showroom Sale in November 2010, Brandon Phillips ended up meeting with McGwire and the die was cast.
Shear Genius was looking for innovative equipment that would not only look good on camera, but would perform flawlessly, too.
From the huge front window that actually opens onto the street, to the “let’s-hang-out” vibe of the reception area, to the globular treatment pods, Dermalogica Montana aims to put a completely new spin on skin care.
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