Inflatable Michelin Man

Inflatable Michelin Men

katebarlow Inflatable Characters, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

Everyone loves the Michelin’s inflatable man! He is instantly recognisable, isn’t he? This giant inflatable is a great example of a well-known logo that has become loved the world over. He has a curvy shape which is perfect when it comes to turning Monsieur Michelin into an inflatable man! We made these two cold air filled Michelin men so they could …

Dome of inflatable spheres at Coachella

Dome of Ever Changing Light at Coachella Festival, California

katebarlow Inflatable Art, Inflatable Lights, Theatre and Film Inflatables

We love this spectacular glowing dome of inflatable spheres! Our client asked us to work with a team to design and install this stunning display for Coachella in April 2013. In case you don’t already know, Coachella is a world-famous music festival in California. Héctor Serrano, the award-winning Spanish product designer, conceived the project. We were thrilled that he asked us to …

Inflatable baby octopus riding in the back of a lorry

Inflatable Octopus for USDAW

katebarlow Fun Inflatables, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

This was a fun project – to build a giant inflatable octopus for USDAW! We have created parade inflatables for many of the unions before – including our friends at the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers – which they have used most successfully at their outdoor events. However, this time they wanted something a bit special for their float …

Milkrite Giant Exhibition Spheres

katebarlow Exhibition Inflatables

Giant inflatable exhibition spheres are a tried and tested way to add a real pizazz to your stand at a show or event. The design may be simple but it has proved incredibly effective especially when branded with top quality artwork showcasing the client’s eye-catching logo. These 1.8m diameter exhibition spheres were helium-filled to float over the Milkrite stand at …

ABC Inflables at SC Live!

katebarlow Exhibition Inflatables

ABC Inflatables was invited to attend the prestigious Sourcing City Live! exhibition held in Farnborough in February 2013. SC Live! is an exhibition for professional distributors by invitation only. It was a great opportunity to see old clients as well meet potential new ones in the promotional merchandise industry. As you can see, our inflatables were very much in evidence …

Giant Inflatable Beanstalk at Christmas Pantomime

katebarlow Theatre and Film Inflatables

ABC Inflatables have made many theatrical inflatables over the years including a giant sun for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. We love this kind of creative work and the challenge of finding practical ways to make an impressive impact with our inflatables. We made this beautiful inflatable beanstalk for the SEC Centre Glasgow production of Jack and the Beanstalk, …

Inflatable Spheres at the Classic Cars Show

katebarlow Exhibition Inflatables

Our team in Banbury helped design and make two of the inflatable exhibition spheres that flew at the NEC this weekend. It was the annual Classic Motor Show so it was important for our clients to stand out among the crowds. The spheres looked fantastic floating in the arena! They were completely unmissable and they certainly drew plenty of attention …

ABC Inflatables at this years Lord Mayor’s Show – Again!

katebarlow Lord Mayor's Show

The Lord Mayor’s Show in London is one of our favourite events on the calendar. We’ve been making custom inflatables, including special shapes and parade balloons, for this world-famous spectacular for more than 20 years! It is great fun when we get involved in all the razzmatazz and we love to help different groups get themselves noticed among the crowds. …

Inflatable Father Christmas is on his way!

katebarlow Inflatable Characters, Promotional Inflatables

Sometimes we get a commission to make some really fun custom inflatables. This year a client asked us to make an army of inflatable Father Christmases, which certainly made us smile! They looked great when they were tested our trusted supplier’s factory and we hope the Christmas shoppers who saw them in the large chain of Carrefour hypermarkets in France …