Judge in Profile: New York Magazine Design Editor Wendy Goodman

May 16, 2014 4:00 PM

BY Meredith Swinehart

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The design editor of New York Magazine since 1997, Wendy Goodman is responsible for the weekly feature, Design Hunting, as well as the magazine’s twice-yearly design issues. A writer, editor, and stylist who shifted from fashion to interiors, Goodman was the style director at Harper’s Bazaar under Liz Tilberis, and the fashion editor of New York Magazine under Ed Kosner. She is a currently a contributing editor at Departures magazine.

Wendy is the author of The World of Gloria Vanderbilt, and the co-author of Tony Duquette, both published by Abrams.

Above: Wendy Goodman is judging our Best Living/Dining Space (Professional) category. 

5 Things to Know About Wendy:

Cities I’ve lived in: New York.

Favorite Restaurant: La Grenouille in New York, when Charles Masson was running it.

Biggest Design Influence: My mother and Richard Avedon. (Portrait of Elizabeth Taylor, above, via The Richard Avedon Foundation.)

On My Wish List for My Apartment: Floor-to-ceiling bookcases in the living room.

Favorite Work of Architecture: The Chrysler Building in New York. (Image via New York Architecture Images.)

For more, follow Wendy on Instagram and Twitter, and follow Design Hunting on Twitter and Facebook.