about the project
Founded in the mid-1800s as a frontier trading post along the Llano River, Llano’s prominence was bolstered by the discovery of iron and granite deposits in the late 1880s and the railway line that led frontiersmen from Austin and surrounding communities. That history – the rail and the river – is now prominently reflected in the Llano High School cafeteria renovation.
Cultural and historical moments in time were used to enlighten the student body to the history and character of Llano TX. Our design team worked with a local historian to source pictorial reflections to the early days and branded the two main serving lines as “The River’s Edge” and the snack bar as the “Granite and Iron Route.” Historic photo banners were displayed throughout the dining room above refreshed wainscoting panels.