Creative Composite Iron Cross Open Gate Mailer — 60-Second Fold of the Week
Watch Trish solve a production mystery on this week's episode as a found mail sample brings surprises and innovations. The self-promotional mailer from Shawmut Communications Group in Danvers, Mass., looked like a modification of Fold of the Week episode #271, which was a hybrid Iron Cross/Open Gate format.
However upon closer inspection, this clever self-mailer is actually two pieces glued together — and when you find out why, we think you'll be fascinated!
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.