Angled Iron Cross Wrap Modification: 60-Second Fold of the Week
This week's spotlight shines on a smart modification to an angled wrap format. A simple dieline tweak transforms the piece into an iron cross — while holding all of the characteristics of a wrap! Shimmery, angled panels form a dynamic cover and open with flair.
Project Credits and Specs:
Folding Style: Iron Cross with Custom-Shaped Angled Panels
Client/Design: Gold Strike an MGM Resorts Destination
Production: Hederman Brothers, Madison, Miss.
Paper: Stardream Crystal 105 lb. Cover
Size: Flat: 8.135" x 10.7"; Folded: 5" x 7"
Finishing: Diecut/score, hand fold.
Notes: Printed 4/4 on an HP Indigo 7600 Digital Press. Qty: 400
Budget Rating: Low – Moderate
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.