Double Parallel with Dimensional, Layered Diecuts: 60-Second Fold of the Week
The award-winning design team at Sigler in Ames, Iowa, varied the panel widths and built a simple mechanism to create dimension. The format ships flat, and with a quick pinch and tuck, a charming snow scene comes to life. Enjoy!
How was the Double Parallel with Dimensional, Layered Diecuts produced?
Folding Style: Asymmetrical Double Parallel
Design and Production: Sigler, Ames, Iowa
Paper: 80-lb. uncoated cover with stipple texture
Size: Folded: 6.5x5"; 22x5" Flat. Panels measure (width L to R): 4.75"/ 6.5"/ 5.75"/ 5"
Production: Printed 1/1
Finishing: Diecut, score, blind emboss, fold.
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.