Nested 'Triple Envelope' Iron Cross Invitation: 60-Second Fold of the Week
Get ready to be completely "wow-ed" by this gorgeous, envelope-style pointed iron cross format that features three nesting pieces that hold a foil-stamped invitation to a special exhibit called "Invitation Only." The event was hosted by Clampitt Paper of Dallas, and featured the best in invitation design. This spectacular piece was a "dream team" collaboration between Matchbox Studio(design), Texas Graphic Resource (print production), and MetroVCS (finishing). It's a must-see!!
How was the Nested "Triple Envelope" Iron Cross Invitation produced?
Folding Style: Pointed Iron Cross - Nested
Design: Matchbox Studio / Dallas, TX
Print Production: Texas Graphic Resource / Dallas, TX
Client: Clampitt Paper / Dallas, TX
Size: Outer wrap - folded 7.625" x 5.875" / Flat: 15.25" x 13"; Second wrap - folded 7.25" x 5.5"; Innermost wrap - folded 6.875" x 5.125"
Paper: Wrap - Curious Skin 91lb Text in Blue, Pink, and Absinthe / Invitation - Reich Savoy 118lb Cover in Brilliant White
Finishing: MetroVCS / Dallas, TX
Budget Rating: Moderate – High
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.