Paper Folds

4 page standard/single/half

6 page standard/single/half

6 page standard/gate fold

6 page accordian or Z-fold

8 page parallel map

8 page reverse map

8 page parallel roll fold

8 page accordian

8 page double fold or double parallel fold

10 page accordian

16 page parallel booklet


The process of bending printed sheets in a specific area so the sheets can then be formed into pamphlets, brochures, booklets or any other type of product requiring this process.

Z Fold

A paper fold represented by back and forth folds into three panels. Z folds generally have 6, 8 or 10 panels but ones with more can be created (in multiples of 2).

Roll Fold

A type of fold where the piece is folded inward at one end and then folded inward again one or more times. It is as if you are rolling the piece up.

Parallel Fold

A fold that runs parallel to another fold or a particular edge. This is a type of folding most commonly seen in terms like maps.