Welcome to Artful Designs Hair Care and Art, a quality family oriented hair salon at Southwest Harbor Shoppes on Seal Cove Rd. in
Southwest Harbor, ME, providing customized salon services for
women, men and children. 
The salon, established in 1984, is open year round
  Peruse the paintings and have a cup of tea during a visit to this well established salon in Southwest Harbor. Enhance your beauty experience while getting your hair and make up done.
Stop by for a quiet moment in your busy day.

Here is the latest link to the current regulations concerning Covid-19 in Maine.


I will be closed for

Tues. Nov. 24th through Mon. Dec. 14th 

for three weeks to host my family 
(including a two-week quarantine).

Open Wed. -Fri. 9-5

Artful Designs Covid 19 practices

Appointment only, please call

10% price increase effective immediately

Clients & I will wash hands and/or use gel before and after appointment

The door will be locked

Fresh cutting/color capes per client

I am sanitizing the salon between each client

Appointments are further apart to allow cleaning time

We will both wear masks and /or gloves, masks and gloves are available to clients

Please postpone if any signs of illness or contact with any person with illness

No fee cancellation policy

I am looking forward to seeing you all!

Best regards,
Barbara Strubell

Decorating? Buy an original piece of artwork by the owner, Barbara Strubell.

Note cards with Barbara's artwork are available at the shop.

Artful Designs Hair Care will keep you looking your best. Owner Barbara Strubell offers cuts, color, perms, styling. She enjoys giving her clients quality service and a beautiful, custom look. Barbara is also deeply committed to helping you keep your hair healthy. She researches her products carefully to be sure they are sustainable, cruelty-free and do not contain harmful ingredients. 

Artful Designs welcomes clients “from age 2 to 102.”
 Barbara takes pride in giving personalized attention
to her clients and she dedicates herself to complete customer satisfaction. The salon is a bright, airy, inviting space where clients feel cared for. Large windows let in lots of natural light and open up to a soothing view. “I want my customers to feel good while they are here. I want them to know they are listened to,” Barbara says. She also adds personal touches — fresh flowers, tea and coffee, cookies and candies — to make her customers comfortable.
​Artful Designs Hair Care has served the Mount Desert Island, Northeast Harbor, Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Tremont, Trenton, Ellsworth, and Acadia National Park area for over 35 years. Our goal is to provide the latest and best of today’s hair styling techniques, keeping healthy hair always as our first concern.
We help you choose what’s best for you, taking into account your facial features, skin tone, eyes and natural hair color. ​
Let us enhance your style with a personal touch. We want you to experience the difference. 
For further information, please call us at 207-244-9062

We care about your hair and the environment.

The pleasant atmosphere of the salon compliments the casual way of life in Maine. Natural looking color and perms, with easy to style (no care) hair, suits today’s busy people. We also do those special do’s for more formal occasions. Special occasions are handled with expertise.

 As an experienced professional, she stays current with the latest styles, tools and techniques. She began her career as a hairdresser in 1972 and opened the salon in Southwest Harbor in 1984. In 2006, Candy Potter joined the Artful Designs staff as receptionist.

 In her free time, she volunteers for Alström Syndrome International. She also enjoys oil painting and you’ll see her artwork displayed at the salon. “Art gives me another way to be creative and expressive,” she says. 

The salon is open year-round and is handicap accessible. Call for an appointment today.

11A Seal Cove Rd., Southwest Harbor 
Southwest Harbor Shoppes



Ask about our Client Referral Rewards! Send us new business and earn 
Artful Designs dollars. 

Please call 207-244-9062 for your next appointment. 

We accept Master Card, Visa, Discover, and American Express.

e-mail        artful.designs@myfairpoint.net

We are handicap accessible.