Printing & Graphics

Folding

Letter Fold

Letter / Tri-fold

A common fold used for letters and brochures. The right panel folds inward and is slightly narrower than the other 2 panels, then is covered by the left panel yielding a 6 page/panel product.

Accordion Fold

Accordion or
Z Fold

A common fold for flyers and pamphlets. All panels are the same size.

Parallel Fold

Parallel Fold

Sheet is folded in half, then in half again with parallel folds resulting in 4 panels/8 pages.

French Fold

French Fold

Sheet is folded in half, then in half again with right angle folds resulting in 4 panels/8 pages.

Roll Fold

Roll Fold

This fold is common with brochures and results in 4 panels/8 pages. When looking at the inside of the piece, the 2 right panels (the smallest) fold inward, then the left panel closes over to shut.

Gate Fold

Gate Fold

This fold style yields 4 panels/8 pages. The two outer panels fold inward, then the piece folds in the center to close.