Oversized Star Iron Cross Pocket Folder Brochure: 60-Second Fold of the Week
This week’s spotlight shines on a clever transformation of the Star Iron Cross. It’s amazing what can happen when you change the scale of a format, and our friends at Allied Printing Services in Manchester, Conn., sent us a fabulous example they produced for Harvard Medical School. If you’d like to try the Star Iron Cross for your project, you can get one here, and to see it scaled down as an invitation, check out episode 315!
How was this Oversized Star Iron Cross Pocket Folder Brochure created?
- Folding Style: Oversized Star Iron Cross Fold
- Print Production: Allied Printing Services, Manchester, CT
- Client: Harvard Medical School
- Paper: Finch Fine 80# Cover
- Size: Flat 22.75″ x 22″; Folded 11.25″ x 8.75″
- Finishing: diecut/score, hand assemble
- Notes: Printed on a KBA Rapida 106 UV Press. 3,000 qty.
- Budget Rating: Low – Moderate
Trish Witkowski shares her super-cool folding samples and helpful production tips. View the “60-second Super-cool Fold of the Week” archive at www.foldfactory.com.
Trish Witkowski is Chief Folding Fanatic at the online community foldfactory.com. She holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design and a master of science degree in Graphic Arts Publishing from Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Printing Management and Sciences (now the School of Print Media).
An award-winning designer, Trish held the position of creative director for a Baltimore-based agency for six years, and has taught design and desktop publishing at the college level. She has a specialized expertise in the area of folding and is the creator of the FOLDRite™ system, a 2004 GATF InterTech™ Technology Award winner.
Trish frequently publishes articles for graphic arts industry publications, and has written three books on the topic of folding: A Field Guide to Folding, Folding for the Graphic Arts: A Teacher's Handbook, and FOLD: The Professional's Guide to Folding.