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

Enhance Kitchen Storage With Different Styling Options
Get Ready in Style with a Luxe Make-up Vanity for Your Bedroom
Create the Bathroom Design of Your Dreams With New Styles, Products
Follow These 28 Kitchen Trends and You Might Have Regrets
Create the Perfect Living Room with a Plan and These Essential Elements
13 Things You Need for the Most Relaxing Bedroom Ever
The Best Outdoor Christmas Lights Will Make Your Holiday Display Fabulous
Try These Home Decor Ideas for Living Rooms to Make Yours Super Stylish
Try These Wall Art Ideas to Change The Look of Your Rooms
Protect Your Holiday Decor Investment with Christmas Tree Storage Bags
These Statement Chairs Don’t Fit the Basic Definition and That Makes Them Fabulous
Unexpected Home Decor Ideas Will Change Any Room
How to Install a Kitchen Faucet — Best Touchless Kitchen Faucets and Step-by-Step DIY
Create a Magical Holiday for Your Family With the Best Indoor Christmas Lights
Have a Trouble-Free Holiday by Using Inflatable Christmas Decorations
Add an Electric Ceiling Heater for Toasty Warmth Inside or Out
Transform the Way You Use Your Space With a Kitchen Prep Table
Get High Style and Low Maintenance with Resin Wicker Patio Furniture
Cocoon Yourself in Style and Comfort With a Patio Egg Chair
Scoff at Chilly Weather and Party Outdoors with a Commercial Patio Heater
Tiny Homes in California are the Ultimate Nature Vacation
Patio Conversation Sets Can Make Your Outdoor Space More User-Friendly
Shake Up a Neutral Palette With a Bit of Brightness
The Best Decor Styles Make You Stylish and Comfortable at Home
Skip the Pumpkin Spice and Change Your Decor for a Real Autumn Vibe
This Vacation Home has Spectacular Lake Views and a Prime Adirondack Location
Get Ready for the Long Autumn and Winter by Making Your Home Cozier
This Relaxed Colorado Home is the Perfect Mountain Sanctuary
Design Accents Are the Little Things That Make a Big Difference in Your Decor
If Your Living Space Feels Boring Try Out These Decor Ideas
Lush forests and a Water View Are Just a Start for This Brazilian Country Home
This Coastal Australian Home is Completely in Sync With Nature
This Home in the Hamptons Has Sophisticated Decor and a Great Location
Rustic North Woods Wisconsin Cabin Is a Perfect Family Getaway
Set up for a Fun Summer-End Season with Outdoor High Top Table and Chairs
Ditch Old Decor Ideas and Try New Elements To Revive a Room
Standout Seating Ideas To Make Your Living Space More Dynamic
Tweak Your Bedroom Decor to Make it More Functional and Serene
Get Some Serious Work Done With A Glamorous Glass Office Desk
15 Ways To Make Your Small Bathroom Seem Bigger
Portland Home Artfully Combines A Craftsman Design with a Contemporary Aesthetic
Amazing Bathroom Sink Designs You’re Going to Love
Modern Furniture Ideas That Go way Beyond Angular Glass and Metal
A Minnesota Tudor Style House Melds a Classic Shape With Contemporary Style
Small Changes for Making a Big Impact on Your Home Decor
These Strategies Will Make a Dark Room Look Brighter
Think Beyond the Ordinary for Console Decor that Really Shines
These Stainless Steel Grills Will Jazz up Your Outdoor Cooking
Modern Florida Home is a Stunning Retreat Among the Wetlands
This Gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountain Home is Simply The Best
Make a Space Your Own With These Living Room Decor Ideas
Stunning Bayside California Home is the Epitome of Energy Efficiency
Tabletop Grills to Make Outdoor Cooking Fun and Portable
A Kamado Grill Will End Your Search for the Best Charcoal Grill
Casual Luxury and Sweeping Views Dominate This Wine Country Home
Flexible Tel Aviv Office Space Stays True to Its Industrial Character
10 Inspiring Designer Bathrooms That Will Make You Dream of Remodeling
Turn Kitchen Scraps Into Gardening Gold With a Kitchen Compost Bin
A Patio Coffee Table is the New Must-Have for the Backyard
Bring More Fun to the Backyard With a New Patio Bar Table
A High-End Tiny House on Wheels Can be Stylish and Sustainable Too
Turn Your Backyard Into Fun Central With an Inflatable Slide
Spend More Time Outdoors With These Patio Dining Tables
A Curio or Display Cabinet is a Perfect Way to Show Off Your Stuff
One-of-a-Kind Chairs That Add Some Funk to a Room
This Costa Rican Villa Melds Raw Edginess With a Natural Vibe in a Luxe Getaway
Seriously up Your Storage Space with a Kitchen Hutch or Kitchen Pantry
Unusual Coffee tables That Will Make Your Living Room Look Special
Lighting Fixtures that Will Add a Big Dose of Drama to Your Room
This Vintage House Combines Craftsman Style With a Farmhouse Vibe
Enjoy Ocean Views From The Green Roof of This Costa Rican Jungle Villa
Make Your Patio as Comfortable as Your Living Room With Outdoor Club Chairs
These Chic Dining Tables Have All the Features on Your Wish List
Keep the Fun Going After Dark With An Outdoor Gas Fire Pit
NewAir Dual Zone Wine and Beverage Fridge is a Must-Have
10 Pieces of Furniture that Combine Distinctive Style With Everyday Function
A Great Armchair Offers Design Substance Along with Style and Comfort
You’ll Be Spending More Time at Home This Summer So Rethink Your Outdoor Space
This Modern Italian Apartment Overlooks an Old-Style Italian Piazza
The Most Beautiful Bathroom Ever Feels Like Sitting in a Lost Garden
The Best Weber Grills Will Make Summer Cooking Great
These Stunning Art Objects are More Than Just Decor Accents
Sleek Glass and Concrete Razor House Clings to a Cliff Over the Pacific
A Persian Rug is the Most Versatile Decor Element You can Buy
Eco-Friendly Mountain Ranch Home Has Some Unexpected Features
This Paris Studio Apartment is Light, Bright and Super Functional
Fresh Decor Ideas to Inspire a More Updated Look
This Massive Seaside Villa Makes the Most of its Spectacular Location
How To Use Bamboo, Cane, And Rattan Decor In Your Home
Get a Brand New Look With the Vintage Vibe of a Distressed Rug
One is Not Enough: You Need a Modern Bathroom Double Vanity
The Best Air Purifiers For Pets Let You Breathe Easier Around Furry Friends
Beautiful Living Room That Will Inspire You to Update Yours
Jazz up Your Living Room with Furniture That Has Distinctive Features
Home Cleaning and Disinfection in the Age of the Coronavirus
The Best 7 Dehumidifiers for Basement Rooms
Sleep Like a Baby with These Stylish and Restful Bedroom Designs
Make Your Bathroom a Relaxing Oasis with New Bathroom Designs
The Best Air Purifiers for Allergies Have True HEPA Filters and More
Modern Home in Brazil Respects the Land and Blends Indoors and Out