Super-Versatile Locked Cover Iron Cross: 60-second Fold of the Week (Video)
This week's selection is fabulously versatile—it has a feature that can add "oomph" to a tri-fold, and extra "wow" to specialty folds. This particular sample is based on an iron cross format, and adds a cleverly simple locking cover technique that is both stylish and surprising. Designed by Ison Design of San Francisco, for client California League of Conservation Voters, this smart event invitation offers a really nice opening experience and refreshing format and layout. There's something for everyone in this week's episode!
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.