Each area has its own color scheme and lighting goal. Everything from blowouts and facials to massage and makeup. They also have a changing room/lounge.
Lace Beauty Lab, also designed by Meyer, is decidedly much less pink. Noticing the well-groomed men in the neighborhood, Elizabeth says, “I had the feeling that we were going to have a bigger male base here and wanted to make the salon more appealing to them.” Of the Beauty Lab’s clients, 30% are men. Who would have thought so many men were into that? Although there are a couple of walls patterned with pink, there are also blue, green, and silver walls lined with Venetian mirrors.(Source)
I love this quote from the NYT, "[Doug] Meyers's hot tropical style — [his] own version of Miami's flavors — quenches eyes parched from so many years of earnest, Eamesian good taste." Isn't that fabulous?
"The one thing I stay clear of for interiors is a trend. Reason being that it is so costly and time consuming to create a room that when you base something on a “trend” it becomes so cliché and out of date before anyone has time to sit down in the space." (source)
Meyer generally won't take on a project unless the potential client is familiar with his unique aesthetic and will grant him complete control of the design. Ah, wouldn't that just be wild, to have that kind of freedom of self-expression? Of course, that's completely counter-intuitive to what I do, working with primarily residential clients to enhance their surroundings with color by encouraging their own personal tastes and ideas.
Do you feel completely at ease expressing your most dramatic design ideas within your own home, or for clients?
All Photography by Mark Roskams