Surprising and Gorgeous Flamingo Pop-Up Invitation - 60-Second Fold of the Week
Get ready for a special treat this week! Designed for a spectacular 30th anniversary fundraiser for the Fort Worth Zoo, this gorgeous flamingo-themed custom pop-up invitation exceeds all expectations. Designed by Schaefer Advertising of Fort Worth and Structural Graphics of Essex, Connecticut, the piece ships flat in a sophisticated envelope and unexpectedly opens to reveal an elaborate flamingo-themed paper sculpture. The handiwork of paper engineer Erik Hluchan at Structural Graphics, this pop-up is a series of V-format pop-up mechanisms working together to build an outstanding invitation that simply cannot be thrown away.
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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.