Vera Dordick

Home Decor News Editor

Vera Dordick is a communicator and creative provocateur with a passion for all things home decor and design.

With over three decades of professional journalism and branding experience, Vera offers unique perspectives on the latest in home lifestyle applications and design trends.

Her areas of expertise include the global leather industry and manufacturing sustainability.


  • 30+ years of professional writing and editing experience. 
  • 7+ years covering the latest home design trends for Homedit.
  • Global media presence. 
  • Multinational executive business experience.


Vera dived head first into the home design and decor field in 2015 after a lifetime of DIY-ing and dabbling in all sorts of creative pursuits. For Homedit, she scouts many design fairs, bringing readers the latest home decor trends, products and ideas.

At the same time, Vera serves as CEO of Hidenet Publications. Prior to this, she served in various positions at Hidenet, owned a consulting firm as well as a bespoke cake bakery.

Vera’s previous experiences include working for a multinational consultancy firm and operating an artisanal bakery. She began her professional career with the US government, serving posts in Washington D.C., London, and the Middle East.

She would serve as assistant director of campus relations at the University of Iowa and later Albany Law School director of communications before transitioning to the global business marketplace.  


Vera earned a BA degree in Journalism and Russian from Indiana University. She also holds a degree in Culinary Arts from SUNY Schenectady.

  • EXPERTISE: Home interiors and decor, leather
  • EDUCATION: Indiana University, Bloomington/SUNY Schenectady
  • LOCATION: Upstate New York
  • TITLE: Home Decor News Editor

Vera Dordick's Latest Stories

Stuck With a Small Bathroom? Don’t Make These Decorating Mistakes
Unusual Furniture Designs To Make Your Guests Say “Wow”
Design Miami 2023 Features Artsy Pieces to Liven Up Your Spaces
New York Design Fair Picks That Will Give Your Home a Fresh New Look
You’ll Definitely Want to Jump on These Home Decor Trends for 2023
Tips To Cozy up Your Patio for Wintertime Enjoyment
Early 70s A-Frame Minnesota Cabin Gets a Cozy, Stylish Overhaul
Travel-Inspired Interior Decor Makes This London Flat Eclectic Perfection
Beverly Hills Homes are Luxurious, Beautiful — and Expensive
50 Ways To Create A Fall Color Scheme And Plenty Of Coziness In Your Home
Inspirational Bedroom Decoration For Creating Your Own Peaceful Haven
With a Tabletop Patio Heater You’ll Never Want to Come Inside
Good Planning Makes an Outdoor Design Perfect for Your Family
Looking at Kitchen Pictures is Good Way to Start Planning Your Renovation
The Top 10 Decorating Trends for Fall Will Make Your Home Cozier
Sherwin Williams 2023 Color Predictions Are The Fresh Look You Need
Enliven Your Rooms with Great New Décor from NYNOW
Rustic Rectory in Catalonia Converted Into a Light-Filled Retreat
These Top 10 TikTok Design Accounts Will Make You Want To Redecorate Right Now
This Modern House is Clad in Black and Feels Like Part of the Russian Forest
Fusion of Indoors, Outdoors Creates a Luxurious Home in Saõ Paulo
Choose From These Fresh Lighting Fixtures For Style and Personality
Solve all Your Lighting Issues With These Great Mid-century Floor Lamps
A Maine Barn Home Honors Its Historic Elements and Sustainability
Renovated Sicilian Villa is the Epitome of Relaxed Mediterranean Living
Tokyo Home Uses Small Size as a Plus in Creating Work-Life Balance
Container Home is a Relaxed Getaway Near the Costa Rican Beach
These Designs Will Make You Think Differently About Modern Apartment Buildings
Learn the Facts About Types of Leather Before You Shop for Furniture
Riviera del Brenta Minimalist Home is a Relaxed Refuge
Prague Attic Apartment is a Contemporary Addition to an Art Nouveau Building
Stunning Lakeside Home in Germany Floats Above the Landscape
Century-Old Colonial Gets a Classic Refresh That Opens Up Lake Views
Freshen Up Your Home By Learning How to Clean a Rug
Maintenance is Simple When You Know How to Clean Vinyl Floors
Italian Backyard Cooking Experience With A Wood-Fired Pizza Oven
Kips Bay Palm Beach Showhouse Has Loads of Inspiration for Your Home
Must-Have Elements for a Modern Kitchen
How to Clean Blinds So They Last and Look Great
Tuscan Farmhouse Blends a Historic Structure with Easy Modern Luxury
Your Next DIY Job Will Be Easier When You Learn How To Clean Paint Rollers
Miami Architecture Evolves from Art Deco to Full Range of World-Class Designs
Keep Dishes Sparkling by Learning How to Clean the Dishwasher Filter
A Midcentury Modern Leather Sofa is a Long-Lasting Investment
From Rustic to Luxe, a Cabin Rental Will Connect You With Nature
Iconic Palm Springs Kaufmann House Shines as an Important Architectural Masterpiece
The Best Porch Chairs Will Make You Want To Sit Outside More
The First 3D Printed House Is a Solution to Affordable Housing
How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets and Keep Them Looking Like New
Save Your Cash by Learning How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal
The Best 22 Kitchen Appliances You Can’t Live Without
Chic, Edgy Style is the Unexpected Feature of This English Country Home
Retro Style of Art Deco Decor is a Chic Choice for Your Space
Make Your Space More Sophisticated with a Classical Statue or Bust
Great Kids Designs for Creating a Space of Their Own
25 Inspiring Interior Design Instagram Accounts to Follow
Look Beyond the Usual Choices for Impressive Bathroom Lighting
Use the Color of Your Sofa To Set the Mood for Your Room
The Best Nespresso Machines Will Make You Say Bye-Bye to Your Barista
Space-Saving Pieces Help You Decorate a Small Apartment With Style
Cook the Best Steaks Ever with Your Own Infrared Grill
Sustainable Construction and Modern Tech Create a Stylish Off-Grid House
Make Your Bridgerton Fantasy Come True in this Grand English Country Estate
You Don’t Have to Pay Too Much With These Best Gas Grills under $500
These KitchenAid Grills Will Make Your Grilling the Envy of the Neighborhood
Historic South African Farm Restored to Original Splendor with Modern Comforts
Try These Home Decor Ideas for a Huge Difference in Your Space
Griddle vs Grill: Both Are Winners for Your Outdoor Kitchen
20 Ideas for Using Artwork to Add a Pop of Color to Your Space
Want a Cool Room? Try Adding These Types of Stylish Decor Items
Make Your Home More Fun with One of These Home Decor Pieces
Seaside Villa in Cape Town Offers Six Levels of Oceanview Living
20 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Like a Spa
Create an Easy Feature Wall With Dramatic Artwork
20 Different Art Ideas for Sculptures That Will Add Dimension to a Room
Elements to Make Your Man Cave Decor More Stylish and Fun
Dramatic Art Lighting to Elevate Your Home Decor
Jazz Up Your Home With Different Kinds Of Chevron Patterns
Porcelain vs Ceramic Tile is a Decision Driven by Budget and Purpose
25 Decorating Tips for Creating a Home with Style
20 Elements You Need To Make Your Home Beautiful
Common Interior Design Mistakes To Avoid
20 Awesome Wall Art Ideas to Make Your Home More Interesting
A Renovated Farmhouse Goes From Dark and Boxy to Calm and Comfortable
More than Just Paint: Create an Accent Wall With Art
100+ Cool Things to Add to Your Home’s Decor
Upgrade Your Home Decor with Sculpture
Decorating With Prints Adds A Wow Factor to Decor
Jewel Tones are Always Hot for Home Decor
Distinctive Sculptural Art Work to Spice Up Your Home
Choose Modern Chairs To Infuse Elegance Into Your Dining Decor
Amp Up Your Home Decor with Creative Wall Art Ideas
Update Your Casual Spaces With New Cool Chairs
18 Cool Furniture Designs That Will Change the Way You See a Room
Best Architecture Schools for a World-Class Education
New Bathroom Designs With Style and Technology in Mind
Dramatic Art is Ideal for Creating a Feature Wall
How to Create an Industrial Chic Space that Fits Your Style
30 Rustic Home Accessories to Warm Up Your Decor
Cool Designs that Elevate your Decor from Fair to Fabulous