DecaArchitecture carves holistic spa into Greek mountain

This cavernous 3,000-square-metre spa by DecaArchitecture is located within a building that is carved into the base of a mountain in Mystras, Greece. Billed as the first holistic wellness destination spa retreat in Greece, the Euphoria spa sits between a cypress forest and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mystras – an important Byzantine landmark. […]

Penda China creates rosy interiors for Ecnesse beauty salon

Pale pink surfaces meet arched doorways inside this rose-tinted beauty salon in Xiangyun, China, designed by architecture studio Penda China. Ecnesse – which specialises in using high-end beauty and skincare products – already has a host of salons dotted across China, with each featuring a different fit-out. Penda China were approached to overhaul five of […]

Relax in salons, spas and beachfront properties this weekend on our Pinterest boards

This week on our Pinterest account, we’re showcasing the best spaces to unwind in, including salons, spas and beachfront properties. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › Open the Pinterest app on your phone, tap the camera icon and scan the Pincode below to explore Dezeen’s feed. Read more:

Coral and blue surfaces merge in seaside spa Haeckels House

Typically calm colours have been abandoned in favour of bolder hues inside the Haeckels House day spa in Margate, England, designed by the brand’s founder Dom Bridges. The spa has been added to Haeckels, a seafront store that offers a range of skincare products inspired by thalassotherapy – a type of therapy that utilises ocean […]

Sam Jacob Studio combines art gallery and hair salon in south London

DKUK is a contemporary art gallery and hair salon in south London, which has been designed by Sam Jacob Studio. Set among a row of shops on Peckham’s Queens Road, DKUK intends to be a hybrid of culture, education, and commercial activity. The space, designed by Sam Jacob Studio, provides a larger home for the hairdresser, which was […]

Rob Peetoom hair salon opens inside old soda factory in Williamsburg

A lounge with a curved sofa and a coffee bar feature in this hair salon in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighbourhood, which Ruud van Oosterhout has designed for two sisters. Dutch designer Ruud van Oosterhout overhauled a part of a former soda factory to create the 4,500-square-foot (418-square-metre) salon, named Rob Peetoom Williamsburg. The outpost marks the first in […]

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