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Tova Spa
Salon and Day Spa

The Body Mind & Spirit Salon/Day Spa was designed for Tova, a fragrance company. It was proposed to occupy an upper floor of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The design focuses on a palette of luxurious materials such as marble, glass and mosaic tile, richly textured and patterned fabrics juxtaposed in a classically modern style.

The plan for the 12,700 square foot space is extensive, with a Women's Lounge, Men's Lounge, lap pool and 3,000 square foot Fitness Center. The spa, salon, and fitness center are intended to serve the local business and residential community on a membership basis as well as hotel guests. Additionally the spa is connected to a special suite of rooms where guests attending the spa on a longer basis can conveniently stay.

Existing circulation and egress for what had been a floor of guest rooms had to be carefully maintained and integrated to the design so as not to interfere within internal circulation between the various functions.

The reception area and public areas have a relationship to the great Art Deco themes of the Waldorf lobbies and architecture, while treatment and smaller rooms offer more intimate, gentler design features.

The women's lounge is organized around a sweeping, curved corridor that encloses many treatment rooms, sauna and steam rooms and a large, oval Jacuzzi. A wide variety of treatments and services is provided, including medical, diagnostic and therapeutic services; spa services such as a variety of facials, several types of massage, manicure/pedicure, reflexology, aromatherapy, waxes and body scrubs; all forms of fitness and exercise; food and beverage are available in a small caf , and a retail and boutique area sells Tova beauty products.