Accordion with Layered, Shifting Diecuts: 60-Second Fold of the Week
Here's an easy, breezy tweak to a classic 4-Panel Accordion Fold! From our friends at CIM Marketing Partners in Las Vegas, this clever design brings a lot of bang for the buck.
See how the addition of angled geometric shapes can add interest and engagement to a simple, 4x9˝ Accordion brochure. Great stuff!
How was the Accordion with Layered, Shifting Diecuts produced?
Folding Style: 4-Panel Accordion Fold
Strategy and Design: CIM Marketing Partners / Las Vegas
Size: Folded 4x9.25˝/Flat: 16x9.25˝
Paper: ~80-lb. Coated Cover
Finishing: Diecut/Score, Fold
Budget Rating: Low – Moderate
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.