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What is Paintbox?

Paintbox is a high-design nail studio founded by Eleanor Langston, a veteran magazine beauty editor. The studio‚Äôs goal is to transcend and transform every aspect of the traditional manicure experience. Paintbox offers a seasonal collection of thoughtfully-edited nail designs and colors reminiscent of runway and editorial trends to discerning women seeking edgy elegance. 

Who are we?

Eleanor Langston Founder and CEO
Eleanor Langston

Founder and CEO

hometown: memphis, tn 
background: editorial 
top colors: 
milky pink, camel, coral
nail shape: round 
studio happy-place: the photo box
playlist pick: I need a girl (diddy)
go-to paintbox design: pop stars
nail inspo: pantone 
a mani helps me feel: centered 

Julie Kandalec Creative Director
Julie Kandalec

Creative Director

hometown: cleveland, ohio 
background: celebrity artist 
top colors:
cherry red, pinky nude
nail shape: almond 
studio happy-place: snack cabinet 
playlist pick: let's get married (jagged edge) 
go-to paintbox design: power lines 
nail inspo: runway 
a mani helps me feel: complete

Kait Thomson General Manager
Kait Thomson

General Manager

hometown: huntington, ny 
background: fitness
top colors: peach whip, evergreen
nail shape: almond
studio happy-place: pink ro chair 
playlist pick: lovesong (thecure) 
go-to paintbox design: turning point 
nail inspo source: clients' manis 
a mani helps me feel: put together 

Kris Parks Director of Recruiting
Kris Parks

Director of Recruiting

hometown: new york, ny 
background: beauty services
top colors: 
latte, rose gold
nail shape: almond
studio happy-place: the middle of the mix 
playlist pick: helpless (ashanti and ja-rule) 
go-to paintbox design: sunny disposition 
nail inspo: light and organic shapes 
a mani helps me feel: fabulous

Lindsey Kaszuba Director of Operations
Lindsey Kaszuba

Director of Operations

hometown: eustis, fl 
background: stylist 
top colors: plum, milky pink, white 
nail shape: almond 
studio happy-place: the bar
playlist pick: on + off (maggie rogers) 
go-to paintbox design: cool factor 
nail inspo source: instagram 
a mani helps me feel: refreshed 

Christina Klug Brand Manager
Christina Klug

Brand Manager

hometown: pinehurst, nc 
background: photojournalism 
top colors:
lavender, peach, cobalt 
nail shape: round 
studio happy-place: the color wall 
playlist pick: more colors (kidwaste)
go-to paintbox design: elements of style 
nail inspo: architecture
a mani helps me feel: feminine