New Coke

New Coke

The word ‘brand’ dates back to an ancient Germanic language, meaning a ‘burning piece of wood’. This became a verb in Middle English, referring to the use of a hot iron, burning an identifying mark onto livestock. The marks themselves took on the term and came to be closely associated with craftsmen’s products, eventually acquiring […]

Sunbaba's Stand at The Showman's Show

The Showman’s Show 2019

The Showman’s Show 2019 has come to a close and we were delighted to exhibit for our 22nd year this October. With over 4500 visitors and an excess of 350 exhibitors, the Showman’s Show is a fantastic opportunity not only to demonstrate our own product range and expertise but also to learn about new techniques, […]

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Calmly Adding Colour To Your Event

Event coordinating is ranked among the most stressful occupations in the professional world. For millions of years, the stress-response has been an invaluable tool. A quickened heart rate, faster breathing and muscle tension are all ingenious biological responses intended to help prevent a worst-case scenario. What we know as stress and anxiety are hard-wired defences […]

Green Man Festival

Green Man Festival, dubbed ‘the friendliest festival in the universe’, is an independent music and arts festival held annually in the stunning Brecon Beacons. The festival is renowned for its non-corporate, ethical approach and boasts a wealth of accolades for a festival of its size including the coveted ‘Best Festival Award’ and the ‘Best Medium-Sized […]

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Festival and Event Management Pain-Points

Music festivals are immensely popular. The amount of money spent directly by music tourists  (those visiting a town or city specifically for a festival or concert) has increased on average by £400M every year for the last seven years. Millennial attendance of music festivals has nearly doubled in just three years, and these trends do […]

Wimbledon

Wimbledon, the world’s most prestigious tournament, commences today. The inaugural Wimbledon Championship started on 9th July 1877, the year after Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. The Gentlemen’s Singles was the only event held. It was won by Spencer Gore, an old Harrovian rackets player. About 200 spectators paid one shilling each to watch the […]

Festival Branding

Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts commences today. Over the last 50 years, Glastonbury has steadily grown into a global icon. We have worked with Glastonbury a few times and we are very excited about this year’s iteration.  Music festivals, particularly newer ones, face a unique challenge when it comes to branding. Glastonbury has cultivated […]

Angostura Bitters

Angostura Bitters is a highly concentrated bitters based on gentian, herbs and spices. Founded in 1820 by a German doctor, Dr. Johann Siegert, the bitters were originally intended as a medicine to improve the appetite and digestive well-being of Simón Bolívar’s army in Venezuela. In 1824, after much trial and error, Dr. Siegert eventually settled […]

Welcome to the Sunbaba team, Jeremy!

The Sunbaba family are delighted to welcome Jeremy to the team this month. Joining us under the title of Account Manager, Jeremy will be utilising the various skills he has built up since leaving the University of Sheffield to provide a great experience for our clients. With part of his heritage originating in Australia, Jeremy […]

Sunbaba’s product insight into Mambo Backlit

Over the past 6 months, Sunbaba has been working with an exciting new material that is being used to add a new dimension to indoor graphics. Showcased in our 2018 Showmans Show exhibition stand using seasonal backlit artwork, passers-by were encouraged to interact and engage with the material and understand how the effect is created. […]