Vera Dordick

Vera Dordick

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Vera Dordick is a global communicator, and creative provocateur. She holds degrees in Journalism/Russian and Pastry and has had a life-long affair with creativity. Her dabbling focuses on interior design, including DIY, jewelry, cakes, sugar flowers, and fiber arts of all kinds.
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Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Vera Dordick, on May 7, 2018

Serious Design, Whimsical Ideas Come to Life in Porky Hefer’s Animal Chairs

They’re quirky and cozy, but the whimsical air of works by artist Porky Hefer belies the deeper meaning of the hanging seats he creates. From animal shapes to ovate seats woven from various materials, the “nests” that the South African artist designs are definitely conversation pieces. The materials he uses, the craftspeople who contribute their...

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Posted in Bathroom | by Vera Dordick, on May 2, 2018

Bathroom Trends Push Toward Spa Experiences, Wellness Functions

While Eurocucina was the focus of this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, the annual International Bathroom Exhibition was also a draw. We found quite of few bathroom trends that can bring the latest innovations to your space, making this part of the house even more inviting. Sustainability was a strong theme among innovations, highlighting...

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Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 1, 2018

Los Angeles A-List Clients Fuel Business for Best Interior Designers

California may be the land of film stars, entertainment executives and technology entrepreneurs, but it’s also fertile ground for interior designers. So, it is no wonder that Los Angeles has many designers who cater to the high-end market, both for commercial and residential projects. Just like in New York, there is a wealth of creative...

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Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 30, 2018

Do You Have What it Takes To Become an Interior Designer?

You love to decorate your home and help all your friends with their home renovations…so should you become an interior designer? That all depends. Anyone can become a decorator if he or she decides to as no special training is necessary. Even though you might enjoy design, however, there are educational requirements for becoming an...

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Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on April 25, 2018

Design Highlights from Salone del Mobile 2018, from Classic to Cutting-Edge

Thousands of designers and buyers descended on Milan last week for Salone del Mobile 2018, which presented all the trends in furniture and lighting. Kitchen design was highlighted in EuroCucina, the special focus area for this edition. About 1,841 exhibitors, representing 33 foreign countries, took part and featured 650 different designers.  Sections of the...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on April 23, 2018

EuroCucina 2018 Shows New Trends For Modern And Luxury Kitchens

Clean lines and technical details were the dominant trends at EuroCucina 2018 at Salone del Mobile in Milan. The show’s focus on the kitchen highlighted ways that technology can make the functioning of this important hub of the home more efficient and attractive. Customization and catering to a family’s particular lifestyle and desires remains key...

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Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on April 19, 2018

Common Interior Design Mistakes To Avoid

Not everyone has training in interior design but most people decorate their own homes — and everyone makes mistakes. It’s inevitable. You find things and think they’ll be great in the living room, and you bring them home without any plan or idea of what’s would be the right addition. On the surface, decorating your...

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