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.

Closed Gate Mailer With Hinged Coupons – 60-Second Fold of the Week

This week's spotlight falls on a clever sample from BirthdayPak of Springfield, Pennsylvania. This marriage mailer format has a unique way of presenting the eight gift cards featured in the promotion. The format begins as a classic closed gate, but when it is opened, there are eight gift cards revealed on the interior spread from eight different companies. The format begins as a classic closed gate, but when it is opened, there are eight gift cards revealed on the interior spread from eight different companies.