HOLIDAY CARD IDEA No. 2 and No. 3: Circular Accordion (Two Ways!): 60-Second Fold of the Week
Throughout the month of October, we'll be bringing you great ideas for your 2019 holiday cards (and a few surprises, too)! This week, we're highlighting two creative ways to use a Circular Accordion for your holiday greetings.
First is a whimsical 5-panel Circular Accordion holiday card design from Lenz Illustration & Design. After that, Trish will show a three-panel, Tapered Circular Accordion that forms a snowman. It's "two-for-one" holiday fun!
How was Sample 1 produced?
How was Sample 2 Produced?
Folding Style: Tapered Circular Accordion
Client: Fidelity Investments
Size: Folded: 5.375x5.625˝; Flat: 14.5x5.625˝
Paper: 80-lb. Uncoated Cover
Finishing (both samples): Diecut/Score, Hand Fold
Budget Rating: 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.