Category: Blog

Simeon Seigel’s Crossword is in The New York Times!

Pencils out! Congratulations to TTC Partner Simeon Seigel, whose original crossword puzzle is in The New York Times today. You can read the article and solve Simeon’s crossword below! SOLVE THE PUZZLE HERE (text from The New York Times “Wordplay, The Crossword Column” by Deb Amlen) THURSDAY PUZZLE — Making one’s crossword debut on a Thursday… Read more

15 TV Shows for Architecture and Design Lovers (and Lovers of Architects)

Following up on our “15 Movies for Modern Architecture and Design Lovers,” we have decided to share a list of fifteen visually stunning serials for those in search of something to watch. Movies are great for one-night binges, but sometimes, when a story is so gripping you don’t want it to end, a TV series… Read more

15 Films for Modern Architecture and Design Lovers

Over the past few months, odds are you’ve found yourself sitting in front of your television or laptop, wracking your brain for something to watch. While our favorite streaming platforms and channels suggest titles for us, sometimes nothing stands out. The actors, story, and director are, of course, major components of what makes a film… Read more

Meet the TTC Management Team in #TTCFacetime

This week, we featured five remote interviews with our management team on Instagram. Inspired by our current work from home environment, we asked staff some questions via “Facetime” about what they’ve been up to since lockdown, what led them to their fields, and more! Meet Alex, Simeon, Jessica, James, and Wayne in our first installment… Read more

William Lescaze (1896 – 1969): 10 Things to Know About New York’s First Modernist Architect

The Turett Collaborative is excited to share that our architecture team will be renovating the historic William Lescaze House in the coming months. Aside from its boldly modern exterior and daringly unornamented aesthetic, the 1930’s masterpiece and residence of Swiss architect William Lescaze is a New York landmark, often dubbed the “first modernist residence in… Read more

Jessica Shaw’s Guide to Designing Remotely

For most designers, in person site visits, meetings, and showroom stops are staples in their day-to-day design process. When access to those everyday necessities abruptly came to a halt, designers around the world had to adapt – quickly than they may have wanted – to leaving their studios and bringing spaces to life from afar…. Read more

An Interior Designer’s 5 Quick Tips to Design the Ultimate Work From Home Space

If you’re like the The Turett Collaborative team, you’ve been working from home for months now. Maybe you have adapted to your windowsill as a desk, designated your bedside table as your filing cabinet, or accepted your couch as the break room. Working from home is something most of us are not used to, and… Read more

National Recycling Day is November 15th!

Landfill of Plastic Bottles Black and White

Why is recycling important? Recycling helps to decrease reliance on raw materials for our daily life, everything from our toothbrushes  to the latest “iFone”  has the potential to be both made from recycled materials, as well as to be fully recyclable in the future. Americans make more than 200 million tons of garbage each year,… Read more

Opening Reception: A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork

A New Wave of Architecture on the North Fork Barry Bergdoll

Thank you to everyone who attended the reception for A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork this past Sunday. Here are some images from the day’s events. If you want to see this exhibit and check out the model of the TTC passive house it will be up all summer. There will… Read more