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The Do Bar

Houston, Texas

This sophisticated blow-out hair salon occupies the second floor of a mixed-use center in Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood. The space was conceived as a contemporary “glowing jewelry box,” with custom millwork that defines work areas, screens clients from public view and displays products. Sleek, contemporary furniture and finishes in a neutral palette are accented by dark-stained maple floors, an orchid feature wall, and indirect lighting that gives the space warmth and soul. Details, including a panel incorporated into the banquette that changes color, ceiling-hung dryers and hand-scraped maple floors and walls offer texture, life and comfort to a relaxed clientele.