Archive for April, 2013

What’s the first thing a customer sees when they walk into a salon, apart from the smiling receptionist?

It should be a beautifully designed and elegant reception desk, which neatly hides away all the clutter, which builds up with the day-to-day running of any salon. Dir Group offer a range of modern reception desks, which offer style and function to compliment any salon. All Dir’s reception desks are built from quality materials and are available in a range of colours to best suite your salons design and atmosphere.

The Dir reception desk range has been carefully designed to bring a bespoke look to all types of salons without compromising on storage space. Maximising space is an important part of managing any salons workspace and with the Dir reception design range, they offer ample storage and filing space as well as cash draws, storage shelves and space for a till or small computer.

Dir’s reception design range isn’t limited to just salons, they have a wide range of uses from offices to shop, allowing your business to make a bold design statement which clients will remember for years to come. Not only can they be placed in a variety of applications, but a selection of reception desks could be easily customised with your company logo should you wish to do this.

For more information on Dir Group’s reception desk range please visit the product section of the Dir website.

Why Buy Salon Equipment from Dir

There are lots of reasons why you should buy salon equipment from Dir but we thought we would just list a few for you;

1. Our range of Salon Equipment is among the most stylish and modern equipment on the market with a wide range of products for any sized salon with a host of colours and sizes to best suit your salon.

2. Most of our salon equipment is available for you to view at our Birmingham or London showrooms, meaning you can browse our products with help from our friendly showroom staff.

3. You can buy our salon equipment online 24/7 with our brochure website at Our website is up-to-date with our latest product ranges and allows you to view detailed images and options for each product.

4. Secure order processing is paramount on all orders taken online, in our showrooms or over the telephone. Our website is encrypted with a 128 bit secure SSL to make sure all your personal details are kept safe and secure. As a matter of security we never record any payment details.

5. Our guarantee comes as standard on all our salon equipment, on the very rare occasion that you should have a problem with your salon equipment just call a member of the friendly Dir team who will be happy to assist you to resolve your issue in record time.

For more information on Dir Group’s salon equipment range please visit the product section of the Dir website.

How to Select the Best Salon Furniture

Selecting the best furniture for a Salon is a key part of any salon design or refit. Salon furniture always plays an important role in any salon so; selecting the best quality furniture is always a daunting task for most salon owners or designers. There are several tips you need to follow to choose the best style, colour and sizes available.

The type of salon furniture should first be decided on, depending on the amount of space available in the salon and the number of employees who will be centered around each workstation. Typically you should look to accommodate at least 4 peoples around each workstation.

The design and layout of your salon should next be taken into consideration. Choose salon furniture, which best suites the design of your salon. You can either choose salon furniture, which blends into the surrounding décor, or make a statement with your furniture, select a contrasting colour and make it a focal point of your design. Salon Furniture suppliers such as Dir Group offer a wide range of colours and styles to match most salons décor.

The customers comport is the next important point to take into consideration, customers can spend long periods of time sitting on salon furniture and they wont come back to your salon if the salon furniture they used wasn’t comfortable. Make sure you select a balance of style and comfort, Dir Group offer a range of stylish, yet comfortable backwash units, waiting chairs and salon chairs.

Finally the type of salon furniture you require should be carefully considered, you will be working with the furniture on a daily basis for a number of years, so selecting the correct ergonomic features is key to getting the best salon furniture. Features such as lift, swivel and tilt matter, as you need to make the experience of using the salon furniture easy for both you and your customers.

Dir Group offer a wide range of salon furniture which is available for delivery throughout the world. Visit or call in at one of their showrooms in London or Birmingham.