Gorgeous Accordion Book with Custom Sleeve: 60-Second Fold of the Week
Get ready for a treat, and a wonderful distraction from the uncertainty in the world today. This week, we're sharing a beautiful limited edition Accordion Fold book featuring the photography of Wendy Paton.
The stunning book was designed by Phil Unitek of Unitek Design, and produced with skill by the team at Brilliant Graphics in Exton, Pa. To finish, the delicate hand bookbinding work was completed at Roswell Bookbinding in Phoenix, Ariz. Don't miss this amazing feat of print!
How was the Gorgeous Accordion Book with Custom Sleeve produced?
Folding Style: Accordion fold book
Print Production: Brilliant Graphics / Exton, Pa.
Bindery: Roswell Bookbinding / Phoenix, Ariz.
Design: Phil Unetic, Unetic Design
Client/Artist: Wendy Paton Photography
Size: Folded: 4.9375x7.0625˝; Flat: 39x7˝
Paper: Opus Dull 100-lb. Cover mounted to 100-pt. ThruWhite Lamitech Board, sleeve: Color Plan 130-lb. Cover in Bright Red Antique Finish
Printing: Printed offset at 400 line sceen (2 blacks, 2 grays) with spot gloss varnish. 400 qty.
Finishing: Letterpess score, laminate outer covers, hand mount boards, hand fold, and assemble.
Budget Rating: High
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.