Category: Creative Team

CELEBRATING—AND PERPETUATING—A REVOLUTION

When it comes to seeking inspiration, we’ve found it’s best to focus on material that’s truly meaningful to us. That’s why our 30th anniversary was at the heart of our last team photo shoot – the project meant so much more knowing that it was in celebration of how far we’ve come together. When we… Read more »


A Big Win for the diPietro Todd Team

  When the diPietro Todd team set out to style and execute a photo shoot in honor of the salon’s 30th anniversary, our goals were largely sentimental. We wanted to do something that both celebrated and harnessed the team’s astounding capacity for creativity—and a photo shoot inspired by the traditional 30th anniversary gifts of diamond… Read more »


The inspiration behind a cutting-edge collection

  Where can you find the inspiration for a new style? It turns out you can rely on a classic luxury to be the spotlight. That’s how Creative Director Nona Zandinejad used diamonds to create the latest collection entitled, Diamànt. Her team concepted this shoot to be sleek and sentimental. Andrew and Kim Todd then… Read more »


“City Swept” by Nicole Igou

The rush of air as a train passes in early morning. The entrepreneurial clicking of countless laptops at sidewalk cafes. A street musician’s poignant guitar riffs. These are the sights and sounds of the Bay Area, a place ripe for creatives, and the site that inspired Nicole Igou’s debut show, “City Swept.” Heads up, diPietro… Read more »


New talent spotlight: Lacey Leeder

Heads up to our blog readers: we’ve got new talent on the Mill Valley salon floor, and her books are filling up fast. Lacey Leeder is one of the most recent graduates of the rigorous diPietro Todd apprentice program. Her training culminated with her appropriately titled show, “Debut,”– an homage to her idiosyncratic muse, Bjork…. Read more »


Tang’s World

Hats off to our most recent graduate and newest colorist at our Fillmore location, Angela Tang.  She recently showcased her brilliantly beautiful aesthetic and her sensational talent at her graduation soiree titled, “Bitches”.  She drew her inspiration from how much the world we live in has changed over the past decade. With the growing mental… Read more »


A Modern Apparition

    Modern Salon Magazine recently published our creative team’s newest collection, Apparition. Inspired by the dark side of Salem and the Puritans, it’s “dark, yet classic and timeless.” We can just see these looks on our clients who want just the right amount of edge. Congrats to everyone who worked on the collection. Thanks… Read more »


Color Conscious

Shelley Mohr, our Academy’s Director of Color, is color-obsessed—that’s a good thing!—and L’Oreal and Modern Salon Magazine have noticed. In this short video, she talks about how she sees color differently, constantly looking at the “levels” in colors around her and dreaming up new applications to try as an artist. We agree with her sentiment… Read more »


Stylist Spotlight: Sam Hayes

Sam Hayes Colorist, Stylist & Partner Union Square   Some dPT stylists are experts at precision cutting. Some are artists with haircolor. Give Sam Hayes Jr. a stack of hairpins, a teasing comb and some hairspray and he’s in his own blissful world. “My forté is hairstyling — really dressing hair. That means updos, bridal… Read more »


Oh! You Pretty Things

Yet another talented pair on the floor here at diPietro Todd! Max and Amber chose David Bowie as their inspiration for their graduation soirée theme. A daunting task for sure, but see for yourself — they nailed it. Max is now available for cuts at our Palo Alto location and Amber for color in Union Square!