Fold of the Week: Winning Wrapped Accordion Surprises
Here’s what’s great about this milestone episode:
- All four samples are just straight-up inspiring.
- This is a great example of how you can surprise and delight an audience with metal die or laser cuts on flat folded brochures.
I hope you enjoy this special episode! Thanks for watching — I appreciate you.
How were these samples produced?
Folding Style: Sculptured Wrapped Accordions
Sample #1: Stensland Design with V3 Printing for Ganna Walska Lotusland Foundation
Sample #2: Webster Design with Barnhart Press for Omaha Zoo Foundation
Sample #3: Barnhart Press with PLAY Creative for Legacy Retirement Communities
Sample #4: The Marketing Arm with Jarvis Press for Hilton Worldwide
Finishing: Score/Die-Cut (Sample #4 Laser Cut), Hand Fold
Budget Rating: Moderate (Samples 1-3) / High (Sample 4)
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.