Vine Salon by Side Cores Vine Salon by Side Cores
Vine Salon by Side Cores Vine Salon by Side Cores
Vine Salon by Side Cores Vine Salon by Side Cores
Vine Salon by Side Cores Vine Salon by Side Cores
Vine Salon by Side Cores Vine Salon by Side Cores

Outside in: Salon with a hint of adventure

31 : 01 : 2014 Hair Salon : Minimal : Rope

Japan – Like most hairdressers, the Vine Salon in Kobe is white, light and bright, but it is when you look at the details that you can see a hint of adventure amid the minimalism.

The space, designed by architecture studio Side Cores, is intentionally sparing and acts as a place for clients not only to receive a haircut but also sit back and relax. The seating is not traditional hair-salon armchairs but green wire-framed chairs with cushions. Rather than oversized mirrors, there are round mirrors hanging from climbing ropes. Look around, and you’ll find that the subtle theme continues, with the bookshelf also tied together with rope. The idea was to make the space flexible and organic so that it could be changed easily.

In Maison et Objet 2012, we identified how designers were looking to outdoors activities and paraphernalia as inspiration. It is interesting to see the Adventurism trend venturing over to Japan

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