A visual guide of the different types of folds available for leaflet printing and flyer printing

Choosing from the different types of folds for literature requires time and consideration. It’s good to try and imagine the end result during the design stage, some simple planning in advance can save headaches later.

Try to estimate how much copy, images and graphics you are likely to need. Take into account any contents pages, maps, special offers, coupons and front and back covers which may require additional room. This will help you to make a decision from the different types of folds available.

The type of fold you choose can help break up sections, it will add interest to finished the print and can help increase response rates.

Here are some of the most common folding options available for leaflet and flyer printing.

Different types of folds

4 Page Leaflet Single Fold
4 Page Leaflet Single Fold

 

6 Page Leaflet Concertina Fold
6 Page Leaflet Concertina Fold

 

6 Page Leaflet Roll Fold
6 Page Leaflet Roll Fold

 

6 Page Leaflet Gate Fold
6 Page Leaflet Gate Fold

 

8 Page Leaflet Concertina Fold
8 Page Leaflet Concertina Fold

 

8 Page Leaflet Double Parrell Fold
8 Page Leaflet Double Parrell Fold

 

8 Page Leaflet Double Gate Fold
8 Page Leaflet Double Gate Fold

 

8 Page Leaflet French Fold
8 Page Leaflet French Fold

 

8 Page Leaflet Parrell Map Fold
8 Page Leaflet Parrell Map Fold

 

8 Page Leaflet Parrell Over & Outer Fold
8 Page Leaflet Parrell Over & Outer Fold

 

8 Page Leaflet Reverse Map Fold
8 Page Leaflet Reverse Map Fold

 

10 Page Leaflet Concertina Fold
10 Page Leaflet Concertina Fold

 

10 Page Leaflet Parrell Over & Outer Fold
10 Page Leaflet Parrell Over & Outer Fold

 

12 Page Leaflet Endorsement Fold
12 Page Leaflet Endorsement Fold

 

12 Page Leaflet Letter & Concertina Fold
12 Page Leaflet Letter & Concertina Fold

 

12 Page Leaflet Triple Parallel Fold
12 Page Leaflet Triple Parallel Fold

 

16 Page Leaflet Parallel Quad Fold
16 Page Leaflet Parallel Quad Fold

 

16 Page Leaflet Parallel with Concertina Fold
16 Page Leaflet Parallel with Concertina Fold

 

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