Haarwerk Salon by UniversalProjekt, Frankfurt – Germany

December 28th, 2015 by retail design blog

Located in the city center of the cosmopolitan city of Frankfurt, Germany, ‘Haarwerk’ by UniversalProjekt is a one-story hair salon, conveniently served by public transport, which offers extensive facilities for the local neighbourhood and beyond.


The chic and modern design created by UniversalProjekt is purposed to present the shop in a contemporary and original way in which customers feel comfortable yet appreciative of the subtlety of the elegance of its surroundings. Set in a beautifully restored façade which frames the building’s internal activity and presents it to the passing street, Haarwerk interiors are tasteful mix of industrial and delicate textures and surfaces.


Materials such as concrete, leather, wood, glass and luscious fabric are harmoniously seen throughout the space in way that brings interest to the eye without being overwhelmingly busy. Thus creating a modern and elegant environment for customers to relax and untimely feel pampered and tranquil.


A clear, functional and efficient use of space greets you with an inviting and comfortable reception. The styling areas beautifully occupy the centre of the space making it appropriately the high light of the studio. The shampoo and hair coloring zones are made into a relaxing oasis at the at the opposite side of the space in which customers can unwind and take a break. The feeling of tranquillity is reiterated throughout the space by tastefully illuminating it with effectual recessed and indirect sophisticated lighting.


A special focus was given to make sure the different areas of counter, waiting, counselling, styling and service spaces were effortlessly connected to each other without a clear sense of boundaries, thus creating a feeling of airiness and sophistication. From the outside, everything in the seamlessly partitioned spaces and every movement of the people in them appear as scenes from a film.

Design: UniversalProjekt

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