Closed Double Gate Mailer with Creative Diecuts: 60-Second Fold of the Week
Designed by PLAY Creative in Lincoln, Neb., and printed by Barnhart Press, this piece promotes a "Chef Showdown" event for Legacy Retirement Communities in an eye-catching way. Strategic, geometric diecuts were added to the panels to create depth, and to provoke exploration. It's a must-see!
How was the Closed Double Gate Mailer with Creative Die Cuts produced?
Folding Style: Closed Double Gate Fold
Design: PLAY Creative / Lincoln, Neb.
Print Production: Barnhart Press / Omaha, Neb.
Size: Folded: 4.5x7.5˝; Flat: 7.5x26.25˝
Paper: 80-lb. Coated Cover
Printing/Finishing: Printed four-color process, diecut/score, hand fold. 2,500 qty.
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.