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

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

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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ESPN Multicultural Puzzle Kit | Tactile Marketing, Custom Branded Merchandise, Custom Illustration, promotional gift | Barbour Design

Now that jigsaw puzzles are all the rage thanks to the Covid quarantine, we thought we’d share this fun project we “put together” for ESPN last year. There was no missing piece to the puzzle when it came to creating ESPN’s Multicultural Puzzle Kit. The key message the sales team wanted to communicate was connection—fans,…

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The beauty of the mosaic art form is how the experience changes based on the viewing distance. Wisconsin-bred, New York-based artist Kevin Champeny capitalizes on this dichotomy by creating custom hand cast urethane objects that comprise the resulting assemblage that complement the full meaning of each piece. Champeny’s work is not only visually impactful, but…

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Having a close relationship with marketing at ESPN, we see (and create ourselves) lots of sports-related designs. We recently came across the work of a young Texas-based designer by the name of Nick Bascus. His growing portfolio as a whole has a very nice aesthetic, and he has a clear grasp of graphic design fundamentals…

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A lot has happened in the world since we last visited the quirky and thought-provoking work of Atlanta-based BBDO Creative Director Stephen McMennamy. Yet his steadfast #ComboPhotos project continues to churn out clever mashups and engage people around the globe. In fact, as cited in our previous post (here) back in September 2015, he had…

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We are thrilled to announce that the Barbour collection of awards has seen significant growth with the addition of several prestigious recognitions. See live announcement with links here

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On this Election Day eve, perhaps the most historic U.S. election in our lifetime, a large swath of the population is bound to be unsatisfied with the outcome. With that in mind, we bring you a short video by Paris-based motion design studio Parallel that’s both amusing and unnerving. Though it has no relation to…

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