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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.

On Show: Hardwood at ICFF

Each May, design aficionados like me look forward to the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York, a four-day extravaganza where more than... read more

Hardwood Screen Gems

A slatted or openwork screen can be a marvelous way to divide a room or create a defined space without making it feel claustrophobic. And if the screen or partition is... read more

Framed in Hardwood

Getting art and photography professionally framed can be ruinously expensive. A number of online custom framing services are helping bring down the sky-high prices... read more

American Red Oak in London

I was very interested to learn the following about red oak from our sister organization, the American Hardwood Export Council: The European market must, till now, have... read more

Hickory Takes a Bath

There are always interesting discoveries to be made at KBIS, the annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, but one installation really got my attention at this January’s... read more

Hardwood 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 various locations in upstate New... read more

Hardwood Holiday Gifts

It’s gift-giving season, and once again I’ve found the range of items made of hardwood—from delightfully quirky children’s toys to exquisitely crafted custom... read more


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