FOLDRite … a community of folding fanatics

In the world of folding there is only one Trish Wikowski.

The Michigan-based designer is the recognized authority on all things folding; she has been educating the industry for a long time. Trish is an award-winning designer with extensive experience in marketing and collateral design, POP, packaging and direct mail.

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). She 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.

Trish has a specialized expertise in the area of folding and finishing and is the creator of the FOLDRite™ brochure folding system. Current publications include: A Field Guide to Folding, Folding for the Graphic Arts: A Teacher’s Handbook, and FOLD: The Professional’s Guide to Folding.

Professionals turn to foldfactory for custom folding templates, folding ideas and videos, folding resources, specialized software services and more. Proper folding is critical to the success of your printed materials, so whether it’s a brochure, pamphlet or flyer, specialty or proprietary fold you’re looking for, foldfactory is your one-stop resource for all things folding. Take a look around our site and we think you’ll agree that folding is not just important, it’s awesome!

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Foldfactory offers production-perfect folding templates in 85 styles. Focus on designing – and leave the math to them.


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Available Products

  • A Field Guide to Folding 

    AUD $126.50

    includes postage + GST

    A Field Guide to Folding features detailed information about each of the 85 brochure folds offered in foldfactory’s online template service and software plug-in. Great as a desktop guide or coursebook – even better as a gift to yourself!

  • FOLD The Professional Guide to Folding 

    AUD $170.00

    includes postage + GST

    In the printing industry there has never before been a comprehensive guide for one of the most important aspects of printed production. Printers have not had a resource to share with designers or other industry professionals that would explain the folding process and all of the different folding styles they can offer to their customers.

  • Pocket Pal – 20th edition 

    AUD $95.70

    includes postage + GST

    Pocket Pal, the authoritative introduction to the graphic arts, is now in its 20th edition. Acclaimed by industry experts as the best book of its type, Pocket Pal is the ideal choice for students, artists, designers, printers, publishers, advertisers, buyers of printing and virtually anyone associated with visual communications.

  • A Practical Guide to Marketing your Printing Business 

    AUD $375.00

    includes postage + GST

    Printing companies now have their own industry-based marketing manual to help to reach their positioning and competitiveness goals with the release of the Australian written and produced, A Practical Guide to Marketing your Printing Business.