Life & Style
tried to capture the character and personality of TPC. It’s an architectural representation of the elegance and sense of whimsy found in the products and events they create.” Pyland calls it a “trendy, colorful upscale space that shines a light on our business.” Among notable clients are the Tulsa Botanic Garden, St. John Health System, Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce, Patriot Bank, Tulsa Ballet and the Tulsa Club building, scheduled to reopen in 2018. Creating an inspirational environment is important to the TPC principals. The ﬁrm produced the recent grand re-opening of the overhauled downtown Tulsa library, along with planning a scavenger hunt at the Post Oak Lodge in the Osage Hills for the Boy Scouts of America in April and creating a new BSA branding concept. Among notable events they have planned are the “Memory Gala,” voted one of the top three fundraisers in the nation for Alzheimer’s disease by the Alzheimer’s Association; “Carnivale,” Mental Health Association Oklahoma’s annual fundraiser; and, an Oklahoma Magazine favorite, “Tulsa Cares Red Ribbon Gala” for AIDS awareness and research. By the way, if you need a life-size faux elephant for a spectacular fundraising event, TPC Studios has one just waiting for you in its well-ﬁlled stock room.
OKLAHOMA MAGAZINE | MARCH 2017
TOP: THE LARGE CONFERENCE ROOM TABLE SEATS 25 COMFORTABLY AND IS AVAILABLE FOR RENT TO THE COMMUNITY. ITS VIVID RED TOP INVITES STIMULATING CONVERSATION AS CLIENTS SHARE THEIR IDEAS. RIGHT: EVEN THE GUEST BATHROOM CARRIES OUT THE COLOR SCHEME WITH A BRIGHT RED COUNTERTOP AND LED LIGHTING FOR THE LAVATORIES. BOTTOM: THE WINDOWS AT SWINNEY HARDWARE HAD BECOME A MIXTURE OF VARIOUS PANES, SAYS SHANNON WEST, ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT DESIGNER. SELSER SCHAEFER RESTORED THE BRICK EXTERIOR AND REPLACED ALL THE WINDOWS WITH HISTORICALLY SENSITIVE ALUMINUM STOREFRONT GLAZING.