Tied Shoelace Gate Brochure: 60-Second Fold of the Week
This simple and engaging gate brochure for Wake Forest Athletics features a huge basketball sneaker on the front with an irresistible, tied shoelace holding it closed.
How was the Tied Shoelace Gate Brochure produced?
Folding Style: Gate Fold
Print Production: Graphic Visual Solutions / Greensboro, N.C.
Design: Wildfire / Winston Salem, N.C.
Client: Wake Forest Athletics
Size: Flat: 17.75x11.75˝/ Folded 8.75 x11.75˝
Paper: 100-lb. Gloss Cover
Print Production: Printed on an 8-color Komori perfecting press, 4/4 + spot PMS + flood gloss aqueous + spot strike through dull varnish + spot soft touch aqueous. 2,000 qty.
Finishing: Diecut/score with 2 hole punches, fold, hand string and tie.
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.