Vertical Locked Gate Fold Mailer: 60-Second Fold of the Week
This week's solution offers a simple and brilliant way to create an exciting opening experience. Designed and produced in-house at Graphic Visual Solutions in Greensboro, N.C, this invitation to the PGA's Wyndham Championship leads with style.
The mailer arrives in a clear envelope and features personalization and a unique ribbon-shaped closure on the cover. In addition, a raised clear ink effect provides the texture of a real golf ball. It's a must-see!
How was the Vertical Locked Gate Fold Mailer produced?
Design and Production: Graphic Visual Solutions, Greensboro, N.C.
Paper: 100-lb. Cougar Cover
Size: Folded: 6x6˝; Flat: 6x17.5˝
Production: Digitally printed on an HP Indigo 7900 with variable data personalization, 4-color process plus raised clear Electroink (30 clicks)
Finishing: Diecut/score, hand fold, insert into EnvyPak clear envelopes. 450 qty.
Budget Rating: Low - 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.