You won’t find a salon like Elliott Steele anywhere else, and that’s because it was solely designed by it’s owner and namesake Carly Elliott Steele, down to the last natural, vintage or stylish detail. The unique Victorian salon was a deserved finalist in the recent Best Salon Design category at the Hair Expo awards, and these images should paint a fairly clear picture why.

The salon is converted from an old heritage building, and while this old sense of history remains, a modern touch of luxury and class overwhelms the aesthetic.

“With a total love for design, I transformed this beautiful old heritage building into a stunning modern, but timeless New York style salon,” Carly said. “I respected and maintained the beauty of the building, the exposed brick wall was a key element to my design.”

The colour palette is anchored by that exposed-brick and complemented by beige and brown wooden floors and bench-tops, white walls, luxurious marbles pieces, black leather furniture and finishes and all-pervading natural green details. This presents a sense of calm, whilst being chic and sophisticated. Clients see the space as their own little safe-haven, a relaxing oasis away from the fray.

This feeling is apparent simply from stepping into the salon, but the real genius is in the details. “I chose round mirrors, which are gently back-lit creating a beautiful glow off the gorgeous brick wall and down onto the stunning Marri wood bench tops,” Carly shared.

“There is a private wet area where clients can relax in our fully reclining and massaging basins, while being surrounded by the calming greenery,” she continued. “Other features are the marble reception and kitchen area with gorgeous hanging plants.”

Designed with aesthetic, customer care, efficiency and wellness for both clients and staff in mind, Elliott Steele is the ideal place to escape the daily grind with an appointment, or even to come in to work. “What makes the salon amazing is the team, we are more like a family and our clients can see and feel the happy vibes in our own hidden oasis,” Carly shared.

Full of thought and filled with an obvious passion for hair and the client experience, Elliott Steele is truly one of a kind.

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