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Wendy Silverstein

Wendy Silverstein is a former editor at Architecural Digest, Home, Kitchen & Bath Customer Planner, and Home/Style magazines. A consultant to the design industry, she works closely with interior designers, architects and other professionals in the field.


Hardwood in the Home Office

Ongoing changes in technology and the job market have seen more and more Americans working from home. This trend has led to a marked increase in the number of... read more

Hardwood Goes to the Fair

Each spring, I look forward to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York, a four-day extravaganza where more than 800 exhibitors from around the... read more

Walnut Takes to the Road

Like many design enthusiasts, I’ve always had a special affection for vintage Airstream trailers, a classic American brand that’s distinguished by its rounded,... read more

Modern Oak

Ask anyone to name a hardwood, and it’s a safe bet they’ll reply, “Oak.” There are good reasons for this. Of the more than 600 extant species of oak found throughout... read more

Hardwood Dimes

There’s always something interesting to discover at the Historic Home Show, an annual event in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, dedicated to the restoration, renovation, and... read more

The Hardwood Smile

Our sister organization, the American Hardwood Export Council, does extraordinary promotional work around the globe. Last fall, they collaborated with the British... read more

Hardwood on Instagram

I’ve been a major fan of Instagram, the photo-sharing social-media network, since it launched in 2010. Design aficionados like me were attracted to platform’s... read more

Hardwood Holiday Gifts

Once again this season I’m simplifying my holiday giving for everyone, from baby to grandma, by focusing on gifts made of American hardwood. There’s an enormous... read more

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