Fold of the Week: 'Wow' Holiday Card Ideas
Here’s what makes them great:
- Each is unique and interesting without going over the top on pricing.
- I love how they each take their own shape on the table. They’re all so creative and fun.
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I hope you'll send something great this season. Thanks for watching. I’ll see you next week.
How were these cards produced?
Folding Style: Varied styles
Sample #1: Gee + Chung Design for DCM
Size: 7 x 5 " folded; 7 x 20” flat
Sample #2: ENPOINTE
Size: 6.5 x 5 " folded; 15 x 5” flat
Sample #3: Modern Litho for Central Trust Company
Size: 7 x 5" folded; 14 x 5” flat
Sample #4: ARORA with Smartpress
Size: 7 x 5" folded; 15.5 x 5” flat
Sample #5: Red Paper Plane
Size: 3.5 x 6 " folded; 3.5 x 10.75 open (expanded cube is 3.25 x 2.375 x 2.375")
Production and Finishing: Varied
Budget Rating: Low - Moderate
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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.