S HAIR SALON
Miran Kambič

S HAIR SALON

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Despite the smaller surface area of the salon, the goal of the salon's design was to create a sense of comfort and privacy akin to larger hair salons. Within the open space, we placed a feature with movable curtains that provide privacy in an otherwise partially glazed structure.

photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič
photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič

The central circular element is separated from the rest of the salon by a wooden floor, and the opening or closing of it is facilitated by movable curtains. These curtains add dynamism to the space and, through their movement, shape different atmospheres. The transparent fabric of the curtains introduces complexity and depth to the interior.

photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič
photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič

 

Above the wooden circular floor, a mirror is suspended from the ceiling, offering clients an unexpected reflection during hair care. All elements placed in the center of the space are round, emphasizing the central theme of flow and softness, further supported by a color palette in shades of pink.

photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič
photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič

The wood framing the circle is also applied to one of the walls of the salon, where the salon's logo in brass color hangs. Opposite the wooden wall, there is a feminine wallpaper featuring pink ginkgo (Glamora). This area also incorporates mirrors and serves as the central workspace in the salon.

photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič
photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič

The flow, circularity, and softness of the salon are further highlighted by the Meshmatics chandelier (Moooi). All shelves and cabinets, crafted by Trunkelj Carpentry, are custom-made and thoughtfully designed to maximize the use of the limited space, providing the salon owner with ample storage space for products.

photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič
photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič

This feminine beauty salon, located along a busy thoroughfare, offers comfort and privacy through thoughtful design, providing a luxurious pampering experience.

photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič

Architects: Petra Zakrajšek, Sara Hočevar, Gea El Habashy Surface area: 35 m²
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Completion year: 2024
Photographer: Miran Kambič
Bespoke furniture: Mizarstvo Trunkelj 
Wallpapers: Glamora 
Sanitary equipment and ceramics: Interrier Showroom Lighting Design: Svetlarna Textiles: UVA Floor Coverings: Eko Stil 

photo_credit Miran Kambič
Miran Kambič
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