Free Scoring & Folding Guide

Sappi Fine Paper is offering their free “The Standard No. 4, Scoring & Folding”, which features examples of folded printed projects, along with tons of  tips, techniques and methods for achieving optimum results when designing print projects for scoring and folding. The book includes a wall-size poster featuring all of the folding ‘families’ at a glance. The Standard is assembled not only to educate designers, printers, and production professionals it’s also a three dimensional folding demonstration in itself.

As an educational reference tool for designers and printers, The Standard provides invaluable technical and creative knowledge to take optimum advantage of the unique possibilities that printing provides.

For more info: or call 800-882-4332.

At the moment, you can order this guide here. (Requires registration.)

Jeff Gamet is a contributing editor for Design Tools Monthly, the executive summary of graphic design news. He is also the morning editor and reviews editor for The Mac Observer and, and contributing writer for Layers Magazine and Photoshop User. He writes the InBrief column for InDesign Magazine, and is the author of “The Designer’s Guide to Mac OS X,” from Peachpit Press

When Jeff isn’t writing about the graphic design world, he’s talking about it on the Design Tools Weekly podcast with co-host Jay Nelson. He also talks about Apple and the Mac world every week on The Mac Observer’s Apple Weekly Report.

Jeff studies, tests and reviews new software and technologies for the Macintosh community as well as the design and print industries. He is a former Pre-press specialist, and has nearly 25 years experience with computer technology. Jeff trains, lectures and consults on techniques for more efficiently using Mac OS X in creative environments throughout the country.

In the rare moments when he can get away from his MacBook Pro, Jeff spends his time climbing and biking in the Colorado mountains.