TCU’s Interior Designers Set the Tone

In-house interior designers are décor-minded gatekeepers of the TCU look.

(This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”)

TCU interior designers Lisa Murrell Aven '79 and Stephanie McPeak '03

The creative vision of Lisa Murrell Aven ’79 (left) and Stephanie McPeak ’03 gives TCU interiors a coherently distinctive look. Photo by Carolyn Cruz

From shared office space at the Physical Plant, Lisa Murrell Aven ’79 and Stephanie McPeak ’03 use wood, metal, carpet, upholstery, paint and lighting to tell the story of TCU.

As the university’s in-house interior designers, Aven and McPeak are décor-minded gatekeepers of the TCU look. They create beautiful yet functional spaces, from academic buildings, student dormitories and dining venues to study areas and sports facilities. All reflect the designers’ passionate quest to convey TCU’s signature identity through its campus interiors.

Read more in “TCU Magazine.”