Category: Blog

Mini Thanksgiving Guide

(BANNER GRAPHIC BY THE TURETT COLLABORATIVE, ALL OTHER IMAGES COURTESY OF LINKED SITE)

(BANNER GRAPHIC BY THE TURETT COLLABORATIVE, ALL OTHER IMAGES COURTESY OF LINKED SITE) DECOR IDEAS & RECIPES FOR A ONE-OF-A-KIND HOLIDAY FOR MOST PEOPLE, THANKSGIVING IS A TIME TO BE WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY. IF THANKSGIVING WERE TO BE NARROWED DOWN TO ONE WORD, THAT WORD WOULD LIKELY BE “GATHER.” BUT WHAT DO WE DO WHEN GATHERING IS BEING… Read more

The Breck Life Blog Debunks Passive House Myths

There’s nothing wrong with being Passive. Fellow green building advocates from Colorado’s “Breck Life” blog summed up the benefits and methodology of the movement, and debunked the myths associated with Passive Homes. Number one: “The Passive House standard actually sets few requirements for builders. The choice of materials and building styles depends on the architect’s… Read more

Wayne Talks to AARP About Winterizing Your Home

(photo from Getty Images) (text from AARP.org, written by Sheryl Jean, originally published on AARP on 11/4/2020) Winter is coming — and so is the cold, wind and snow that can wreak havoc on your home Ensuring your home stays cozy can conserve energy and save big bucks — upwards of $1,000 a year, according to some estimates…. Read more

Make Your Own Furniture Fair with These 6 NYC Exhibitions

There is no denying that those who have spent time in the design world miss market, furniture fairs, and being face-to-face with fellow design-lovers and industry pals. And while this year we will not experience new collections and lines like we usually do, we do not have to call off admiring beautiful furniture and decor… Read more

Jessica spoke about the hidden benefits of upgrading your home’s look remotely

(text from Barron’s, written by Michele Lerner, originally published on MansionGlobal.com on 11/1/2020) When Jessica Shaw, director of interior design for The Turett Collaborative in New York City, took on an entirely virtual design project for a home in the Midwood neighborhood in Brooklyn in 2019, she never suspected she was learning skills that would… Read more