Burberry Bear inflatables in London

Burberry Bear Inflatables in Shanghai and London

Maeve Bradbury Inflatable Characters, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

One of the most prestigious commissions we have ever had – and certainly one of the biggest! – was from world-famous fashion house Burberry. We had a multiple order from them for several giant cold air-filled Burberry Bear inflatables. Burberry’s new creative director Riccardo Tisci has redesigned the company’s logo. He has now intertwined the initials of the founder – …

Sadiq Khan inflatable

Inflatable Sadiq Khan balloon

Maeve Bradbury Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Inflatable Characters

Following hot on the heels of August’s wacky inflatable projects, September began with another funny one. We produced one of the quirkiest inflatables we’ve ever made. A giant helium-filled caricature of the Mayor of London, an inflatable Sadiq Khan! We don’t look at commissions for bespoke inflatables from a political point of view. We are only interested in whether it …

Cold air-filled inflatables for an eye-catching August!

Maeve Bradbury Fun Inflatables, Inflatable Characters, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

August has been just as busy as July. We made a series of slightly unusual cold air-filled inflatables to be used at different outdoor events. The first of our cold air-filled inflatables for August was our giant Cow. Our good friend and artist Mark Sephton, designed her. Doesn’t she look brilliant?! Everyone loves a giant inflatable animal and she certainly …

inflatable chicken Lottie Dottie characters

Lottie Dottie Chicken Inflatable

Maeve Bradbury Inflatable Characters

It is not everyday that we get a request from Brazil to make an inflatable chicken! Let alone two… Our client wanted an inflatable replica of their Lottie Dottie Chicken character to use on their exhibition stand. They were going to a big show in California and wanted to make sure they caught the audience’s attention. We agreed that a …

inflatable cigarette characters

Inflatable Cigarette Characters for GASP

Maeve Bradbury Fun Inflatables, Inflatable Characters

We had a busy month in July! One of our big projects was a repeat order for a large number of inflatable cigarette characters from our long standing clients at GASP. GASP is a charitable organisation that educates people about the dangers of smoking. We made 500 fun inflatable cigarette characters go in to chemists and doctors surgeries. They are …

Nick Mason with inflatable pig at V&A

Pink Floyd Pig Flies Again

katebarlow Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Inflatable Characters

We got a call to ask if our giant inflatable Pink Floyd Pig could fly again. Of course, we said yes! We had made him to recreate the image designed for Pink Floyd’s album cover Animals. In 2011, the record company remastered the Animals album and several other Pink Floyd classics. And at that time we flew the Pig over Battersea Power Station. It made such an …

inflatable guardsman standing on roof

Giant Inflatable Guardsman

katebarlow Inflatable Characters, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

This giant cold air-filled giant inflatable guardsman was so big we couldn’t even stand him up in our workshop! He is over 8m tall and was made with a big plinth attached for him to stand on the client’s roof of their storage building on the North Circular Road in London. He is cold air-filled with a mains operated fan blower and …

inflatable angry bird in workshop

Inflatable Character Angry Bird at Olympia

katebarlow Exhibition Inflatables, Inflatable Characters

We made this giant helium-filled inflatable character of Angry Bird to float over a client’s exhibition stand. It was around 2.5m diameter and took two cylinders of helium gas to inflate. ABC Inflatables can make your mascot or company logo larger than life. Our inflatable characters are easily filled with either helium to float, or cold air to be suspended, …

Inflatable pig for Worshipful Company of Paviors

Inflatable Pig and AA Cards at the Lord Mayor’s Show

katebarlow Inflatable Characters, Lord Mayor's Show

One of the highlights of our year is working to create fantastic custom inflatables for the annual Lord Mayor’s Show. This year we were delighted to assist the Worshipful Company of Paviors with an inflatable pig, and the Automobile Association with inflatable membership cards! The Paviors are a livery company of the City of London with medieval origins. The earliest …

Virgin Care's Conor the Condom

Connor the Condom Inflatable Walkabout Costume

katebarlow Fun Inflatables, Inflatable Characters

Every so often we get a request for a humorous project. These are always great fun to do! On this occasion, Virgin Care contacted us to create an inflatable walkabout costume in the shape of a condom. Obviously we needed to make it funny but we also had to communicate quite a serious message. The result was Connor the Condom! …