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Wendy Silverstein

Wendy Silverstein is a former editor at Architectural 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 Takes the Stairs

Whether grand and sweeping, fleet and elegant, or strong and straightforward, a hardwood staircase offers homeowners a chance at truly elevated design. With its graphic... read more

Hardwood at KBIS

The annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is North America’s largest trade fair dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design. This year’s extravaganza,... read more

American Cherry Goes British

London’s Royal Academy of Music, the oldest conservatoire in the U.K., occupies a handsome Edwardian building next to Regent’s Park. Made of red brick and stone, it’s... read more

Knock on Wood

The front door of a house signals what sort of home lies behind it: quiet and traditional; sleek and modern; warm and welcoming; large and imposing—and a wide range of... read more

Hardwood Gifts for the Holidays

From cute playthings for the nursery to elegant furniture for the living room, there’s a universe of attractive hardwood products out there that will check all the... read more

Hackberry Goes to the Fair

Each fall I look forward to attending Field & Supply, a modern interpretation of a traditional arts and crafts fair held annually at the Hutton Brickyards in... read more

Hardwood in the Bathroom

When it comes to choosing surface materials for the bathroom, most people think tile or, budget permitting, marble. But an increasing number of savvy designers and... read more

Tulipwood Down Under

This year, our sister organization, the American Hardwood Export Council, sponsored an intriguing collaboration with eight of Australia’s most highly regarded young... read more

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