Large-scale leaf mural for an airy salon
For their beautiful new salon, the clients wanted something unique to tie together and anchor the wall above the wash sinks—the heart of the salon. We proposed a dark background to help create a sense of calm and cohesion with the various elements on that wall—tiles, wood, chairs and sinks—and leaves that wrap onto the neighboring walls for a dynamic, three-dimensional feeling. The salon is very light, bright, and plant-filled, so the leaves we chose added drama and depth to the space, as well as referencing the plants within it. The overall aesthetic is a little mid-century, a little Victorian, a little modern, a little Northwest, so we pulled all these together for a delightful, playful mural with a large scale that pairs beautifully with the small penny tile below.