SEC Nation Bus Wrap

September 9, 2020
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SEC Football is back in action which means the SEC Nation bus will be making its way to broadcast from several college campuses. SEC fans at the pregame shows a couple years back got to see our work on a very large scale—the SEC Nation bus wrap. Barbour was involved in every step of the…

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SEC Network High End Promotional Mailer ESPN | Tactile Marketing, Promotional Materials, Branded Merchandise Gifts | Barbour Design

College football season is upon us

August 29, 2020
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As you all eagerly await the first kick-off, check out this awesome project from our archives. Back when ESPN and the Southeastern Conference joined forces to create the SEC Network, all of the 14 SEC football coaches signed a limited number of footballs to commemorate the network launch. The autographed footballs became the centerpiece of…

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ESPN The Magazine BINGO Game | Tactile Marketing, Presentation Design, Interactive Sales Materials, Creative Sales Materials | Barbour Design


July 31, 2020
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Sure ESPN the Magazine may have impressive stats, but how does your sales team present that information in a clear and memorable way? Answer: make a game of it. These custom BINGO boards and markers were designed to help ESPN more effectively communicate key data points by making the information interactive, fun, even competitive. Check…

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you talk. they draw. it’s awesome.

July 7, 2020
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It’s visual note-taking, it’s a graphic recording, it’s an an engagement board, it’s a living mural, it’s visual scribing, it’s awesome. Virtual presentations, events and meetings are the new norm but WFH distractions and technical difficulties make it more challenging to keep people engaged. While researching innovative ways to virtually connect with audiences, provide memorial…

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July 1, 2020
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A revolutionary illustrator, graphic designer, art director, visual philosopher and co-founder of New York magazine. A moment of silence please for Milton Glaser who died of natural causes on June 26, 2020, his 91st birthday. Four characters, scribbled in red crayon on a scrap of envelope: I ♥ N Y In 1977 in the backseat of a…

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ESPN Audio Extending Brochure | Print Design, Marketing Collateral, Direct Mail, Interactive Mailers | Barbour Design

A 500 bpm Brochure

June 26, 2020
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Only we’re not talking about beats per minute, we’re talking big promotional momentum. The unique format of this brochure provided readers with an interactive high-impact presentation of ESPN Audio’s 500+ properties. What first appeared as a postcard, actually tripled in size and transformed into a six-panel brochure as hidden panels were pulled out of each…

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Custom Sports Trivia Game ESPN | Tactile Marketing, Custom Games, Unique Sales Materials, Promotional Gifts, Package Design | Barbour Design

The ESPYs Air Tonight

June 21, 2020
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Airing tonight on ABC, the ESPYs will celebrate the year’s best in sports. As athletes, performances and moments all become a part of sports history, we’re reminded of a fun ESPN Sports Trivia card game we produced awhile back. The custom game provided an interactive, competitive and fun way to showcase the wide span of…

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S'more Kit Mailer Disney ESPN Media Networks | Tactile Marketing, Creative Mailers, Promotional Kit, Curated Corporate Gift | Barbour Design

Gather Around the Bonfire

June 1, 2020
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It’s Summer! As we look forward to getting outdoors, going camping and sitting around the bonfire, we are reminded of a favorite project from 2018. The s’more kit was a fun mailer that Disney & ESPN Media Networks (DEMN) sent to content distributors to enjoy with family and friends, just like their portfolio of networks. Whether…

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Casamigos Tequila Gift Mailer Adidas ESPN | Tactile Marketing, Corporate Appreciation Gifts, Thank You Mailers, Package Design | Barbour Design

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

May 5, 2020
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Grab a margarita, it’s Cinco de Mayo! Speaking of margaritas, here’s a fun project from our archives. Back in 2017, we produced a high-end gift mailer for ESPN to send to individuals on the adidas marketing team in appreciation of their ESPYs partnership. Each mailer included a bottle of Casamigos® Tequila Negro, one of the…

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