Trish Witkowski

Trish Witkowski

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.

Wow! It's The Triangular Snake Fold - 60-Second Fold of the Week

We're celebrating a milestone of 350 episodes the only way we know how — with an amazing fold, of course! This week's super-cool spotlight shines on an incredibly creative snake fold variation that takes the shape of a triangle to start, and turns into a hexagon when opened.

Iron Cross Box-Format Mailer with Card Inserts - 60-Second Fold of the Week

Here's another fun solution from Mossberg & Co. for the University of Notre Dame. It's a clever Iron Cross format with a zip-strip closure that mails as a 0.5˝-thick package. A great idea for marketing materials, recruitment and even holiday cards, we think you'll love this week's super-cool solution!

Four-Panel Accordion with Stacked Diecut Images - 60-Second Fold of the Week

This week, we're bringing you a super-fun idea that can be spun into many different creative concepts. This brochure for Bell Canada was designed to highlight the benefits of the company's Bell Fibe TV service. It chose a four-panel accordion fold that uses a series of diecuts that are centered and stacked at the top of the brochure.