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 Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on August 24, 2015

Shawn Henderson’s Sophisticated Home Interior Designs

From rustic beginnings come sophisticated results – at least that’s the case with New York interior designer Shawn Henderson. Growing up in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York imbued Henderson with a respect for spaces that he takes very seriously when designing home interiors for his clients. Modern urban apartments, country retreats and historic plantations...

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Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on August 17, 2015

Floating Beds Elevate Your Bedroom Design To The Next Level

A new twist on a basic design idea, floating beds are an eye catching focal point. Most often associated with modern interior design, they can be a fresh addition to your home, no matter what your style. These beds take advantage of a platform-type bed, most often with added underlighting, to make it seem as...

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Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on August 10, 2015

A Day in Miami’s Growing Design District

Miami has many attractions — its beach and nightlife are legendary. But the city has a thriving design district that is a major draw, whether you’re interested in luxury clothes, shoes and accessories, or high-end design for your home. I just spent a few days in the Miami Design District, perusing the amazing offerings by...

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Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Vera Dordick, on August 3, 2015

The Bloom that Doesn’t Fade: Saarinen’s Tulip Table and Chairs

Few designers produce pieces that will enjoy more than half a century of popularity — but Eero Saarinen did. His Tulip table and chairs have become sought-after iconic pieces for homes and offices. Saarinen was a Finnish-American architect, recognized for his solo work as well as his collaborations with other designers, such as Charles Eames....

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Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on July 28, 2015

Nanoleaf: The Funny Looking Bulb Revolutionizing Eco Lighting

Even from across the exhibit hall at ICFF 2015, they command attention: A row of funny looking things, some black and some white.  The shapes resemble the light bulb we know and love, but that’s where the similarities end: The Nanoleaf is a radical new bulb that combines a printed circuit board folded origami-style into a sturdy...

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Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on July 23, 2015

Beautifully Blemished: The Appeal Of Live Edge Furnishings

Warm tones, sinuous lines and the beautiful imperfections of nature – these are some of the qualities that draw people to live edge furniture. The pieces play up the natural grain and irregular edges of the tree from which the wood was cut. Both modern interiors as well as more rustic room designs can work...

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Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on July 16, 2015

Splyt Makes Stylish, Customized Lighting Affordable And Interactive

Customized lighting for your home can be expensive — very expensive.Enter Jason Krugman, light sculptor and artist, and designer Scott Leinweber, who have collaborated to create Splyt Light, an affordable and simple interactive lighting systems. With their modular pieces that take advantage of LED technology, you can create (and recreate) your own custom pieces for home or work spaces....

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on July 13, 2015

First-Time Renter Tips: Be Prepared And Personalize Your Space!

So you’ve decided it’s time to rent a place. That’s an important first step, but not everyone would agree that it’s also the most difficult one. Lots of other important questions arise as you go through the rental process. There are plenty of things to consider, both before and after you choose a rental. How much rent can...

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