Deluxe Asymmetrical Accordion: 60-Second Fold of the Week
This week's episode features a brilliantly beautiful clock-themed invitation for Seminole Hard Rock Tampa. This eight-panel Asymmetrical Accordion has short and long panels, and swinger diecuts stamped with gold foil that mimic the gears of a clock.
Skillfully produced by John, Holly, and Jim at A Quick Cut in Maple Shade, N.J., this piece is diecut and foil stamped in two colors on both sides. To see another variation of this format, check out episode #435!
How was the Deluxe Asymmetrical Accordion produced?
Folding Style: Asymmetrical Accordion with Swinger Diecuts
Production: A Quick Cut / Maple Shade, N.J., Redline Media Group / Dania Beach, Fla.
Client: Seminole Hard Rock Tampa
Paper: Plike 122-lb. Cover, Black
Size: 6.125x7˝ Folded; 28.25x7˝ Flat
Production: Diecut, plus four passes foil stamp in-register (2 passes per side, two foil colors)
Budget Rating: Moderate – High
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.