A lounge with a curved couch and a espresso bar characteristic on this hair salon in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighbourhood, which Ruud van Oosterhout has designed for 2 sisters.
Dutch designer Ruud van Oosterhout overhauled part of a former soda manufacturing facility to create the four,500-square-foot (418-square-metre) salon, named Rob Peetoom Williamsburg.
The outpost marks the primary in New York for the Dutch hair firm based by Rob Peetoom.
Van Oosterhout has designed virtually all of Rob Peetoom’s areas, which embody spots in the Netherlands and Bali. For this one, the designer labored carefully with Peetom’s two daughters, Savana and Rochelle, who will oversee the salon.
As a part of the transient, the Peetoom sisters requested that the store additionally function a group gathering house. Moderately than a typical ready space, it incorporates a room styled like a front room. Furnishings embody a Tacchini half-moon pastel pink sofas, purple chairs, espresso tables and a rust-coloured rug.
In the direction of the rear is a bar space with three giant bar stools, the place clients can take pleasure in a glass of wine or a cup of espresso.
The entrance of Rob Peetoom Williamsburg is glazed to usher in loads of pure gentle, and supply a up to date really feel. Inside, this aesthetic is sustained with shiny white partitions, mirrors and many lighting.
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Seventeen unique stable wooden pillars are left intact and uncovered, as a nod to the constructing’s former industrial use. These posts run lengthwise to divide up the salon’s rectangular floorplan.
The picket pillars type particular person, similar hair stations, the place off-white chairs are set in entrance of slender mirrors. Hardly any tools is seen.
A wash space overlooks the linear salon house and options sinks with black chairs that recline.
In the direction of the rear of the salon, glazed panels colored in mauve and mustard shades add a pop of color towards the in any other case white house.
Different smaller areas may be closed off with curved curtains to create extra non-public zones for particular hair and facial remedies.
Vibrant white salons are a preferred selection amongst designers, with different examples together with a stark undertaking in Guadalajara by Abraham Cota Paredes and a magnificence spot in Japan by Sides Core. Nonetheless, some hair salons have a pop of color, together with a pastel parlour in Osaka by Hidenori Tsuboi Architects and a inexperienced outpost in Melbourne by Adriana Hanna.
Williamsburg is a classy space of north Brooklyn with a blooming cafe tradition. Quite a lot of design-focused spots have not too long ago opened to take advantage of this, together with cafe-cum-cocktail spot Bar Beau and a laundromat with a lounge.