About Millard Design

Achieve the Perfect Modern Salon Interior Design for Your Business

Make Your Salon Stand Out with Our Unique and Innovative Design Solutions

Peter, Susan, and Tess bring their expertise to create functional and visually stunning salon spaces that leave a lasting impression on both guests and staff. Our design solutions are strategically tailored to boost retail sales, with an average increase of 27%. The installation of Millard Collection treatment displays in shampoo areas leads to remarkable growth in treatments, surpassing 30%. 

Salon owners who undergo a Millard Kwon Design renovation often witness their businesses double within 2-6 years, resulting in substantial financial success. Additionally, our designs contribute to increased staff retention and attract an influx of talented stylists seeking opportunities in your salon.

Meet the Millard Kwon Design Team

Passionate About Creating the Perfect Salon Environment

Tess Millard

TESS MILLARD SAUL joined Millard Design in 2011 upon her return from Paris, France, where she began her freelance design career. Since joining the team, she has designed over 50 salons across the country for Redken, Kerastase, L’Oreal Professionnel, and Matrix. Tess attended Cornell University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in American History and Government. Her background in the beauty and PR industries is extensive, having worked in the PR department for Lancome and handled the PR for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, The Carlyle Hotel, and the fragrance divisions of Hugo Boss, Escada, and Lacoste.

Peter Millard

PETER MILLARD is a New York City-based designer focusing on retail spaces in the beauty industry with clients including Redken, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Armani, Essie, L’Oreal, and Chanel. For the past 15 years, Peter has had the incredible experience of being a Redken performing artist, touring the globe to meet with salon owners who want to take their salons and retail sales to the next level. Peter also has a long and distinguished portfolio of beautiful events, including the fragrance launches of Ralph Lauren Safari, Lancome Miracle, Paloma Picasso Minotaur, and high-profile sales meetings for Redken, Godiva, and Ralph Lauren.

Susan Oh Kwon

SUSAN OH KWON is Peter Millard’s design partner of 18+ years, working with him closely on projects for Ralph Lauren, Redken, L’Oreal Professionnel, Essie, and many others. Susan received her Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn before attending Columbia University, earning a Masters in Architecture. She worked with Cetra/Ruddy Architecture for three years, where she was instrumental in the design of high-end residential condos. Some of her projects include 200 East 79th Street in Manhattan, Choice Marina in Kerala, India, and a renovation project of the Verizon Building at 210 West 18th Street in Manhattan. She is a Registered Architect in New York and a LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C).


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