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blueplate pr gets Samuel Cole Salon a spread in American Salon magazine.

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  1. 1. Metro Style by Katie Poole HAIR SALON WINS AWARD FOR INTERIOR DESIGN wners Jack and Joelle Ray recently O learned that their remodeled and renovated salon in North Raleigh has been named First Runner-Up in Salon Today’s annual “Salons of the Year” décor competition, placing it sec- ond to Frederic Fekkai’s new salon in New York City’s trendy meat-packing district. “Frederick Fekkai is an icon in this industry, and New York is the most fashion-forward city in the nation,” Joelle said. “We are so proud and hon- ored to be considered in the same league.” Located at 240 Newton Road in Raleigh, Samuel Cole Salon officially unveiled its new, modern, curvilinear interior in February of this year. It was designed by Clark Hipolito of The Art F8 PHOTO STUDIOS Company with Michael Perry of Porto in Raleigh, in direct collaboration with the Rays. The award-winning interior features sleek espresso-colored cabinetry, a polished Pakistani onyx reception counter, a glowing shampoo station with sculptural bowls, and bamboo and cork flooring. Jack Ryan of Glasgow Metalworks in Raleigh created the handcrafted, stainless steel color bar. The remodeling enlarged the salon from 1400 to 3000 square feet, provid- F8 PHOTO STUDIOS ing space for Hipolito and Perry to use custom-designed cabinetry to juxtapose modern aspects of the interior with a pale blue ceiling and honey-hued floor- ing. (top) Shampoo station with sculptural bowls, (right) Bamboo and cork covers the Based in Lincolnshire, IL, and pub- salon floor, (above) Pakistani onyx is used lished by Vance Publishing, Salon Today for the reception counter is a business magazine for fine salon and spa owners. Its sister publications F8 PHOTO STUDIOS include Modern Salon, Process, and Renew magazines. For more information on Samuel Cole Salon, visit 78 AUGUST 2007 METROMAGAZINE
  2. 2. METROSTYLE F8 PHOTO STUDIOS The color bar. F8 PHOTO STUDIOS Custom espresso-colored cabinets are featured in the retail center. METROMAGAZINE AUGUST 2007 79