Beauty Parlour Reimagined
I was commissioned with revamping the aesthetics of a Budapest-based beauty salon that is all about subtle scents and good vibes. My Zen mode never faded throughout the entire project.
A dear client came up to me recently, asking for a quote on a visual makeover. Since only limited work could be done on the interior and the budget was tight, I suggested to have the couch re-upholstered with some new pillows thrown in, and to dress up the walls with decorative painting.
The parlour is dominated by cocoa brown and turquoise, the latter reminiscent of the glass wall panel of the sink cabinet. The furniture and doors have a cherry finish. This made me go with blue as the key makeover tone. Onto the sky blue cushion I embroidered the same pattern seen on the wall, meanwhile the steel blue cushion received an assortment of flowers made of cotton felt and faux leather. The other two pillows are from my Blaun collection, using the colours of the winter Balaton - the frozen blue of the water, the light in the sky, the faded brown of the trees. To mask out the original white of the couch, I crafted a removable brown cover made of chenille. The tiny table is now bedecked with turquoise plates featuring esoteric-themed patterns.
With subtle scents of lemongrass in the air and lounge music playing softly in the background, pure Zen awaits here. I tried to augment this atmosphere by designing a Mandala-like pattern, which was painted onto the walls in different hues of blue and bronze. Stencils by Pagina Galéria, as well as both acryl and chalk paint (by Martha Stewart, Déco and Annie Sloan) were used to create this feminine arrangement.