Packers Celebrate Super Bowl XLV Win – Confetti Explodes!
As you may have heard, our Packers are Super Bowl Champions! I was lucky enough to see their victory in person. It was an incredible experience and I can say I have never felt more proud to live in Wisconsin and be a lifetime Packer fan.
The Packers (and thanks to one of my long-time friends) gave us the royal treatment for a few days with a pre-game party and a surprise after-party with Kid Rock. It was unbelievable. Needless to say, even though Dallas was as cold as Green Bay it was the opportunity of a lifetime.
Presenting the Packers organization properly was definitely apparent in Dallas. From luggage tags and hotel murals, to credentials & informational pamphlets, the Packers design strategy isn’t taken lightly. Here are a few of the different design pieces I picked up and viewed along the way:
Packers Hotel Omni Mandalay Entrance
A portion of the Packers Family & Friends Booklet Cover
Packers Super Bowl XLV Luggage Tag The amount of detail put into all of the Super Bowl design pieces for the Packers was phenomenal in just two weeks time. Every detail was designed to make the Packers Super Bowl experience one of a kind.
Packers Super Bowl XLV Transfer Ticket
Packers Super Bowl 2011 Hotel Access Pass
This pass had to be worn around the hotel at all times, due to the high security and the players being present. I love the faded “hotel access” type found beneath the Super Bowl type. Excellent use of texture and making it look official.
Super Bowl XLV Graphics
I thought the graphics created of the Lombardi Trophy were excellent for this year’s Super Bowl. The details in the reflections and the incredibly intriguing perspectives showed up even on a skyscraper in downtown Dallas.
Super Bowl XLV Graphic from Ticket
Super Bowl Graphics on Tower in Downtown Dallas, TX
Super Bowl XLV Ticket Design
The silver XLV emblem to the right of the ticket price was raised up off the paper with a reflective coating.
Super Bowl Pin (almost didn’t notice this pin attached to the lanyard – hidden design!)
Bridgestone Super Bowl XLV Seat (included a glow stick for the halftime show + ads)
I thought this was quite clever! A soft place to sit for 4 hours and some goodies all packaged inside to bring home.
Bridgestone Halftime Show Plastic Card
Coors Light Super Bowl Seat Printed Insert
I’m all for responsibility, but with beers costing $10 a piece, I don’t think I’d ever be able to afford to need a safe ride!
The Packers website also went through a few changes after their incredible Super Bowl XLV win. My favorite addition was the Gatorade shot in the upper right-hand corner. Yet, the site’s main focus isn’t off putted by the background imagery. It’s nicely grayed out in a very consistent manner. Even though their site has an enormous amount of content, it’s organized quite well and only the necessary items are included on the homepage.
Packers.com After the Super Bowl Win
Super Bowl XLV Videos & Photos
Below are a few videos & photos for you to enjoy from my Super Bowl experience. Enjoy!
Game Day on the way to the Packer Tailgate Party (from left) Sarah Lynn, Katie Helein.
On my right sat a wee little baby. Slept right through an interception.
Inside Cowboys Stadium
Packers End Zone
Black Eyed Peas Performance
Fan artwork – Love it.
Stadium Panoramic (Click to Enlarge)
Questions for Readers & Football Fans
What do you think of the Super Bowl graphics? Packers graphics? Were you at the game? What was your experience like?