Archives for June 2015

The Pope and Architecture

Pope Francis made headlines around the world with his climate-related encyclical last month. His exhortation to protect the planet got a lot of attention, but for architects and developers some of his most interesting observations dealt with urban planning and architecture issues.

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140 Years of Reinvention

How an iconic business, once Miller Blueprint, grew with Austin family. Its signature company is now called Miller Imaging and Digital Solutions.

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Congratulations to Stubbs BBQ Sauce on their recent sale for $100M!

Congratulations to longtime Austin barbecue sauce maker, Stubbs BBQ Sauce, on their recent sale for $100M! Under the all-cash deal, Baltimore-based McCormick plans to acquire 100 percent of Austin-based One World Foods Inc., the seller of Stubb’s sauces, marinades and rubs. The sale is expected to close in July and McCormick intends to maintain the… ... Read more...

In-Store Signage

Miller IDS offers multiple options to highlight specials, new merchandise or new services including; Banners Posters Retractable banners Pop up displays Floor graphics Window graphics Backlit displays Wall murals Decals Banner stands Feather flags Tents Request a quote today, or for more information, please contact: Ian Cousins  CSSR CSSR@MillerIDS.com Phone: 512.381.5276

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Sweet Promotional Marketing!

We were so happy to assist Joe’s Sweet Balls with their promotional marketing / tradeshow marketing materials for upcoming exhibits! 

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1 million square feet of office, multifamily, retail projects lined up at The Domain

The Domain continues to draw new development — almost as much as downtown Austin, which is undergoing its own unprecedented construction activity. Projects at The Domain in North Austin near Braker Lane and North MoPac Expressway range from a four-story Restoration Hardware store to an 11-story, 300,000-square-foot office building to an upscale multifamily development. Developers… ... Read more...

Another downtown Austin site to go vertical; office, shops and parking planned

Brandywine Realty Trust, a big East Coast real estate company, continues to nab market share in Austin and has a downtown development on the drawing board. An office, parking and retail structure is in play at 405 Colorado St., just south of the Frank hot dog restaurant. The company has issued a request for proposals… ... Read more...

Loyalty deserves a reward. Trade in your HP Designjet and get cash back through June 30th.

  Trade in now, get cash back. If you have an HP Designjet 5000 or 5500 series printer, HP is rewarding your loyalty by providing the opportunity to trade it in for a qualifying new HP Designjet or Latex printer and get cash back. During the HP Designjet Loyalty Spring promotion (April 1, 2015–June 30,… ... Read more...

Hotels to the Rescue

The Chicago Motor Club building in downtown Chicago once bustled with the excitement of travelers picking up TripTiks before they embarked on cross-country journeys in their Edsels and Packards. The classic Art Deco building, designed by the architecture firm Holabird & Root and erected in 1928, inspired travelers with its sleek, clean design, and the… ... Read more...

A History of Graphic Design As Told By 18 Classic Posters

GIFs are funny but fleeting; websites might convey more information—but if you really want to make a point, you design a poster. A new exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt focuses on the cultural impact of this persuasive graphic design medium and the science behind what makes posters in particular pack their visual punch. 125 posters… ... Read more...