Hexagonal Iron Cross with Clever Carrier Component - 60-Second Fold of the Week
This week's selection offers a brilliant idea for presenting a uniquely-shaped brochure. Pagliuco Design Company designed this Hexagonal Iron Cross invitation with a stylish carrier that really makes a statement.
The benefit is not solely aesthetic, however - practical benefits include better mailing rates versus a square envelope, and stability to prevent the invitation from moving around loosely inside the envelope.
Masterfully produced by Yorke Printe Shoppe in Lombard, Ill., we think this week's solution is a real super-star!
How was the Hexagonal Iron Cross with Clever Carrier Component produced?
Folding Style: Hexagonal Iron Cross
Print Production: Yorke Printe Shoppe, Lombard, Ill.
Design: Pagliuco Design Company
Paper: Invitation - Invercote Creato White
10.2 pt C2S Silk Cover; Carrier - Stardream
Size: Invitation - Flat: 16.325" x 16.325"; Folded 5.5" x 6.25"; Carrier - 5.5" x 8.5"
Finishing: Diecut and score, hand fold, insert
Budget Rating: Moderate - High
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.