September Featured Artist: Salvador Rodriguez

Our featured artist for September is a local painter who has always loved the wide-open landscapes of the Southwest. Born in Tijuana, Baja California Norte, he discovered his skills in drawing and painting. As a boy, he spent long periods appreciating and memorizing every detail of landscape and then put them into drawings or paintings.  In… ... Read more...

Featured February Artist: Christy Stallop

Christy started her career in art as a children’s book illustrator and was the illustrator chair for the Austin chapter of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators) for 10 years. She has several published titles and was chosen to illustrate the 2011 Texas Teens Read! program funded by the Texas State Library and Archives… ... Read more...

Texas Cake House Features Our Very Own Natalie Sideserf

Congrats to our former Miller IDS employee Natalie Sideserf and her husband Dave for landing their own Food Network show, called Texas Cake House!! Natalie makes truly unique, amazing cakes that you have to see to believe. After launching Sideserf Cake Studio in 2013, they have gotten lots of attention. And when you combine their… ... Read more...

Featured Artist: Tom Shefelman, In Memoriam by Luci Miller

Paintings pictured to the left are: “Our Courtyard,” the fountain at Westminster, home to Tom and Janice; and the Central Presbyterian Church chancel, completed in November and Tom’s final painting. As our featured artist, a print of “Our Courtyard” is on display through January at both Miller IDS locations. Our featured artist this month is… ... Read more...

Historic Austin Home Featured on Miller IDS 40th Annual Calendar.

We appreciate that our neighbor, Emily Little, allowed us to feature her historic home on the cover of the Miller IDS 2017 Calendar. Built in 1893, the Rogers-Lyons House is an excellent example of a Victorian-style brick residence. The home was constructed by Martin E. Rogers, bridge foreman for the A&NW railroad, who lived in the house with his… ... Read more...

Go Big this Holiday: Large Banners at Rock Rose

‘Tis the season to make your business stand out. At Austin’s hottest new shopping district, Domain Northside, that is happening, thanks to some pretty outstanding large banners that run along Rock Rose. Just opened in time for the holidays, the sparkling new restaurants, stores and bars along Rock Rose are already getting a lot of media… ... Read more...

Community Corner: KLRU’s Austin City Limits “Hall of Fame” Event

  KLRU is renowned for the Austin City Limits televised live broadcasting. And the taping of the show has been a desirable ticket to have for decades – over 4 decades to be exact.  Premiering in 1974 with Willie Nelson, the show was created as a response to PBS’s request that local stations develop individual… ... Read more...

Featured Artist: Don Collins

This month we honor the work of Don Collins, whose beautiful artwork has graced our annual calendar for each of the past 40 years. Don has produced approximately 400 works for our calendars, allowing us to share his passion with our customers. Don has embraced hunting unique sites on back roads, long-deserted main streets and… ... Read more...

Nothing instantly transforms a space like a beautiful, big banner. Stop by our North Location at 10713 Metric Blvd. to see how a wall banner can connect your message with your audience.

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Community Focus: Soofa Benches

              An interesting project that Miller IDS touched in our shop is the Soofa Bench, a project for the Office of Sustainability of the City of Austin. The Soofa Bench is a “smart bench,” and the bench has a built-in charging station powered with solar panels for mobile devices. It is… ... Read more...