High End Retail Environments

Ministry of sales Here, in the first of a new series, our retail expert Matthew Lutos speaks out on retailing for success. Matthew Lutos is the Managing Director of Vision Salons. Whilst he loves nothing more than talking about why his furniture is as good as it gets. Matthew’s background is in designing high-end retail environments, so competing for sales…

Sound advice for creating a successful salon retail division

There’s a way of increasing your turnover without even employing a new team member- and that’s by boosting your salon retail. It’s been said time and time again, but the fact is retail sales can account for a whole other person’s annual turnover. So how can you get it right for maximum results? Matthew Lutos, comes from a background of…

More Salon Case Studies

Vision Salons is a salon designing and salon refit company based in london providing expert and bespoke solutions to hair salon for the salon products and how the salon should be designed to get the maximum benefit. Salon Case Studies: CABELLO ARTE: “Having decided to open a hair salon in Alloa, we thought, we have the premises but where do…

Pricing Salon Products

Looking to increase your salon turnover? Matthew Lutos, MD for salon furniture company Vision Salons, comes from a background of designing retail environments for premium beauty brands. PERFECTING PRICE POINTS According to Matthew, pricing the salon products is also a must because customers don’t want the embarrassment of asking how much something is. “The majority of people would rather walk…

The future of Technology – Salon Design

FOR SALONS There’s no doubt about it, technology is moving incredibly fast. Most five year olds are able to use an iPad with ease, and laptops, smart phones, dongles and apps have become an essential part of everyday life. It’s changing the way you live and it’s set to change the way you work. Technology has erupted in the last…

Salon Changes – GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR BUDGET

Hellen Ward, our resident business guru and co-owner of the highly successful Richard Ward Hair and Metrospa, takes a logical approach when tackling hair salon refurbishments , warning of the pitfalls of spending your budget too quickly. She explains: “What’s critical is to ensure your budget looks at the practicalities not just the design elements-we all know interior designers that…

Salon Products – Backwash Chair

Vision Salons, rising salon furniture company of the UK has varied range of Backwash Chairs. It is one of the most commonly used salon product. It has to be of good quality. Check out these designs: Synchro Cube R Synchro 4020S Synchro Loop S Vareo Backwish Chair Comfort Backwash Chair Salon Furniture at Vision Salons.

Zoology Case Study

Vision Salons design is the UK’s upcoming salon furniture supplier. Here is a case study of one of our client Zoology, Wanstead, London. The Brief We were asked to create a new retail area for the salon and move the existing reception/retail area to a more suitable place that would be easy for clients to browse and buy. The new…

Buying Salon Furniture Tips

Are you planning to buy salon furniture for your new salon? Here are some top tips by Matthew Lutos, Salon design expert: 1) It’s all in the salon furniture detail : Always ask salon furniture supplier if seams are single or double stitched, and if fabrics are tested and if so, how. The frames of chairs are also important. The…

Stuck in your Salon Design. Need help?

Matthew Lutos, a salon design expert, sharing some advice and experience that will lead to salon innovation. 1) Price and label all your salon products : Once you have your perfect product selection which is nearly well-selected, make sure you have clear pricing and a short description outlining the benefit for every item. The majority of times people would rather…