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 Apartments | by Vera Dordick, on November 9, 2018

Expansive Views and a Full Rooftop Terrace Highlight Zaha Hadid NYC Penthouse

Utmost privacy and incomparable style characterize every aspect of the triplex penthouse atop the Zaha Hadid-designed 520 West 28th Street building in New York City.The spacious 5-bedroom home encompasses 6,853 square feet and is the crowning residence of Hadid’s first project in New York –also one of her last before her unexpected death in 2016....

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Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on November 6, 2018

Mountain Getaway Is a Spectacular Rustic Retreat Focused on Nature

Cozy and rustic, this mountain home hidden away in the Tetons is a magnificent log construction that has all the creature comforts you could ever want. Situated on the quieter, western slope of Wyoming’s Teton Mountain range, the house is super private and quiet — a true getaway home. The spectacular home, completely in tune...

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Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Vera Dordick, on November 5, 2018

Use the Color of Your Sofa To Set the Mood for Your Room

It’s the focal point of the living room and a big furniture investment: The sofa. More than just a place to sit, the style and color of the piece determine the vibe it adds to a space.  Once you’ve selected among the different sofa types and chosen one that fits your decor scheme, you can add...

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Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on November 2, 2018

New York Holiday House Offers Six Floors of Spectacular Design

For more than a decade, a showhouse in New York City has been doing more than just highlighting fabulous design. Founded in 2008 by interior designer Iris Danker, who is a 20-year breast cancer survivor, the annual Holiday House raises funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF). This year’s magnificent house is located on the...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on November 1, 2018

Follow These 20 Kitchen Trends and You Might Have Regrets

It’s great fun to read the magazines and browse designs for all the latest kitchen trends, but this is one area of the home where it’s smart to proceed with caution. It can be really easy to get caught up in new trends and while lots of them are awesome, there are others that might...

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Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on October 24, 2018

15 Inspiring Interior Design Instagram Accounts to Follow

Thanks to its visual focus, Instagram is a natural platform for interior design, designers and design enthusiasts. It has become the go-to social media app to look for inspiration and like minds. If there’s a style you like, there’s an Instagram hashtag for you to explore. Besides being a natural source for ideas, it’s also...

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

Choose the Cabinet Hardware that Fits Your Style and Elevates Your Space

Knobs, pulls and handles — more than just functional, cabinet hardware is like the finishing touch on an outfit. The type you choose is a decorative flourish that adds interest and brings the space from fine to fabulous. In fact, just swapping out the hardware in a kitchen, bathroom or other space can totally change...

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Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on October 18, 2018

From Windows to Wood, Easy Ways to Brighten a Dark Space

Not every room is blessed with plenty of natural light — or any for that matter. So what’s a homeowner to do when faced with a gloomy, or even cave-like space? Before you just start painting everything white, take a look at these ideas for brightening up any room. Some might just surprise you. Lighten...

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