Tournament Challenge Pop-A-Shot Sponsor Gift ESPN | Tactile Marketing, VIP Corporate Gifts, Custom Branded Pop-A-Shot Game | Barbour Design

We missed you! As we ponder how can we show our appreciation of your return, we visit our archives for inspiration. Here’s a past project that shows appreciation in a BIG way. To thank Acura for sponsoring the college basketball Tournament Challenge, ESPN wanted to send a premium gift…something fun, something reflecting basketball, something that…

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Year of the Rooster Client Gift | Tactile Marketing, Holiday Mailers, Curated Corporate Gifts | Barbour Design

As we begin celebrating the year of the ox, we thought we’d share a “hot” project from our archives. Rather than sending clients the usual “thanks for your business” holiday mailer, we opted to surprise them in January with a mailer celebrating the year ahead. The 2017 Chinese New Year which began on January 28 welcomed the Year of the…

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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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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 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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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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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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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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