Wish You Were Here Postcards San Diego Tourism ESPN | Tactile Marketing, Custom Promotional Postcard Design, Creative Sales Materials | Barbour Design

If you’re like us, you’re probably starting to think about your much needed spring vacation. Here’s a fun project from our archives to inspire your travel planning. A couple years back we created several sets of custom postcards for ESPN to distribute at an upcoming meeting with the San Diego Tourism Authority. Nine high quality…

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Shake It Cocktail Mailer Barbour Design | Tactile Marketing, New Years Mailers, Branded Client Gifts, Branded Merchandise, Curated Client Gifts

We wish you all happiness and, especially, healthiness in the upcoming year. The year 2020 was tough and reflecting on it may require a stiff drink which made us think of a “spirited” New Years mailer we created back in 2012. Clients and acquaintances of Barbour Design were the lucky recipients of our 2012 New…

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Burger Packaging Marketing Collateral Burger King ESPN | Tactile Marketing, Promotional Packaging Design, Presentation Materials | Barbour Design

It’s National Fast Food Day! Check out this fun fast-food-packaging-meets-marketing project we created for ESPN awhile back. We produced this unique marketing collateral for ESPN to present to Burger King in efforts to continue their partnership in 2019. Custom burger boxes were designed to mimic Whopper packaging and cleverly present ESPN’s messaging. Inside the box,…

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Combine, Shake, Stir Mailer Disney ESPN Media Networks | Tactile Marketing, Corporate Mailers, Cocktail Gifts, Promotional Kits | Barbour Design

Here’s one of our favorite projects pulled from the archives. This high-end mailer was sent to affiliate partners and internal team members to commemorate the successful completion of distribution agreements. The tag line conveyed the attributes of the deal; combine (partnership), shake (disrupt the status quo), stream (flow of content). The cocktail shaker set was the perfect way to demonstrate…

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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

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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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

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

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

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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