Folded Leaflet Printing

Ink on paper has been the best way to advertise since the printing press was invented. It’s even better when it comes to you straight through your door with the cling clang of the letterbox.

Our folded leaflets are batch printed onto standard silk or gloss art stock and are available in 130gsm gloss and 170gsm silk as standard, although other stocks are available.

We offer a folded leaflet design service. All you need is to provide us with the text and vision and our talented design team will do the rest.

Most Popular Folded Leaflet Sizes and Paper Stocks

  • Paper Stock : Various
  • Colours : Full Colour through-out
  • Size When Flat : A4 - 210mm x 297mm
  • Fold Type : Either in half (4pp A5) or trifold (6pp DL)
  • Please Advise : Please advise which fold type in notes section at basket
  • Turnaround : Approx 3-7 working days - dependant on stocks and quantity
  • Prices exclude delivery and VAT (where appropriate)

Product Range

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Advertise to your prospective customers

A brightly coloured folded leaflet can advertise almost anything to your prospective customers. Whether you want them to eat your food, use your services or buy your products, this is a great way to tell them why they should.

Folded leaflets are arguably the most popular form of free media after printed flyers, but are far more versatile.

Folded leaflet printing is ideally suited for:

  • Small brochures
  • Menus (restaurants and take-aways)
  • Instruction guides
  • Tour guides
  • Price lists
  • Maps

Folding gives you flexibility

Folded leaflets can be folded in many ways, as illustrated below:

Single Fold Letter Roll Fold

Single Fold

Letter Fold / Roll Fold

Gate Fold Closed Gate Fold

Gate Fold

Closed Gate Fold

Z Concertina Fold Double Parallel Fold

Z Fold / Concertina Fold

Double Parallel Fold

The making of a folded leaflet

The way we describe folded leaflet printing is based on three criteria:

  • Number of pages
  • Finished size
  • Positioning of the folds

Measuring the number of pages

Pages are measured by the number faces, so a flat sheet of paper has two faces, front and rear and the therefore it has 2 pages. If we were to put one fold in that paper it would then have 4 faces/pages, (front cover, inside cover, back cover, inside back cover)

Calculating the finishing size

The finished size is the size of the material once folded, so for example if an A4 sheet is folded in half (across the width) it would have a finished size of A5 (if it was folded in half across the length it would have a finished size of A5 long i.e. Same area, different shape)

Folding position and pricing

Folds, there are an unlimited ways in which a paper can be folded, but in the main there are a few that are common place. If standard folding is used the price remains the same, however for intricate or diagonal folds the job becomes a bespoke order and will be priced differently.

What is the most popular folded leaflet style?

One of the most commonly ordered print is a '6 Page DL' this is where an A4 sheet, has two folds each exactly one third along the length, creating a DL and the two folds create 6 faces/pages.

If you're not exactly sure what you require please contact us.

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