Low Budget Asymmetrical Gate Fold Brochure Idea: 60-Second Fold of the Week
Here's a smart and simple idea to keep in mind for everyday projects—asymmetry! This Asymmetrical Gate Fold idea from Association for Print Technologies shifts the balance in the layout and creates interest with panels of different lengths.
It's a wonderful "Low Budget Wonder" to add to your repertoire.
How was the Low Budget Asymmetrical Gate Fold Brochure Idea produced?
Folding Style: Gate Fold
Client: Association for Print Technologies
Paper: 100 lb Cover
Size: Folded: 10" x 7"; Flat: 20" x 7"
Printing: Printed 4/4
Finishing: Score, Fold
Budget Rating: Low
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.