Pocket Folder with Dimensional Cover Trick: 60-Second Fold of the Week
This week, we're highlighting an eye-catching idea for a pocket folder design. From our friends at SunDance in Orlando, Fla., this corporate ID package features a simple production trick on the cover that provides depth and dimension. Combined with gorgeous design and creative print finishing, it's a real show stopper.
Trish will sacrifice a pristine sample to show you how it's done, so don't miss this week's inspired idea!
How Did They Produce It?
Folding Style: Pocket Folder
Design and Print Production: SunDance, Orlando, Fla.
Paper: MacGregor XP Dull 130-lb. Cover
Size: Flat: 32.875x13.625"; Folded: 9x12"
Production: Printed 5/4 offset on a Heidelberg CD102. 1,000 Qty.
Finishing: Soft touch laminate on both sides, raised spot UV coating, die-cut and score, tape, hand fold
Budget Rating: Moderate – High
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.