Client: I see...
Vendor: They are very unique and have an organic...intuitive des.....ign.... Sir?
Client: Sorry, I didn't realize you were still here. Please leave.
Vendor: I’m an A I machine
Client: lifting desert eagle I See....
Detroit become human
Turns his left arm into a machine gun.
Vendor : Give or take u decide
Client : ok ok its rewind time
Vendor : Ah ha ha ! Das haa
This escalated very quickly
Fortnite, mafia boss
Vendor: lifts common sparrow
Client: I know now that we have entered into a game of biggie-smallie! (lifts 90's pay phone from under desk)
Client: "OK, I'll take one for each prospective student. I'll let the administrators know tuition has to go up $100 this year."
Client puts on resume: "Negotiated $32,000,000 advertising campaign."
Clever. but I'd be worried about that being overly complicated for a brochure, no?
Actually, you’re probably right. Probably fairly expensive too.
Yep, had a project and the client wanted just that. When they saw the quote it quickly became a tri-fold.
Lol yep. Not to mention, it’s pretty difficult for this format to work. Hierarchy needs to be almost circular and you need to include content that works for multiple “states” of the piece.
It’s a novelty. It’s cool, interesting, it’s expensive, but not ideal for conveying a message.
If it ain’t broke.
Not in general, but I've been a print designer for years and have created marketing material using this exact format on multiple occasions. Just reporting my experience since it's relevant here.
Art Director here. Nothing you said was overly flashy, just true.
Yeah I think our friend here is just a troll.
He's a T_D user who refers to people as snowflakes, so yeah, most likely a troll.
Your comment was reported several times, please remember the human in your comments.
Oh really I thought I was talking to a raccoon. Good to know I am in a sub full of snowflakes though. Will keep it in mind going forward.
People are still saying "snowflake" unironically, huh? Wild.
That’s for people who act smarter than they are, not for comments that are actually intelligent.
"If you turn to page 4 we have information on..."
How the fuck do I get to page 4?
Looks like university acceptance offer. They got to do something with all that tuition fee!
Yes. Great for far less info.
This give me so much anxiety on a pre-press imposition level.
Literally I just thought “wtf does that dieline even look like??”
My designers would kill me
I used to work in print design and I think if I came up with something like that, the guys in the finishing department would be waiting for me in the car park after work.
I would actually love to work on these stuff. Any idea how it works?
"So, Trevor from (insert hip ad agency) called and wants to know if we can..."
"Let me stop you right there. There are two answers; no, and 10 grand, minimum"
Couldn’t agree more. This will probably give me nightmares
On phone with advertising:
"You want how many glues on folds? You want everything to bleed too? Use spot colors, but has to run CMYK digital? And Diecuts!!!!"
Then I wake up in a cold sweat...
Wait...am I not supposed to ask for those things?
I’ve been watching it repeatedly trying to figure out how to lay it out. I’ve done a few unique sliding ones but this is another level
Ha! Can relate.
I’ve used these before. The value is that recipients play with them and can’t put them down.
They aren’t as expensive as you might think. About $1 but minimum quantities are pretty huge. Makes it an expensive thing to try. But cool!
Yeah people here are shitting on these brochures but they are definitely more memorable than a simple one. I proposed designing one of these for a project a few years ago the problem is that the printer we worked with didn’t do that kind of stuff but they are really good and as you said, people love trying to figure out how they work and they’re more likely to take it home and keep it than to throw it away right away as they would with most things.
If you can afford it, I think it works well.
Can it tell me who has a crush on me??
But really, that's amazing.
It’s very simple to make! It’s known as a ‚Flexagon‘.
I need to see the back to try to understand lol
Vihart (maths youtuber) on hexa-flexagons: https://youtu.be/VIVIegSt81k
thanks for sharing, I saw this video years ago and was never able to find it again :)
I made one of these for a graduate project! There are good tutorials on YouTube. Just search “infinity folding card”. It’s not too hard to make.
This thing is very simple, a snack in my country included a small one with spongebob scene.
Hey, thats my uni, awesome
Hey, that makes you my sworn rival, awesome ;)
I used to play with these as a kid. My dad would bring home all sorts of gimmicks and gadgets from tech shows he would be flown to and he’d come home with a whole bag full of amazing and weird stuff. He’d sometimes pull something useful out for himself and let me play with the rest.
This format seemed to be quite popular in the early 2000s.
That must have been a nightmare to design.
just fold a piece of paper like how you want the brochure to be folded, then on the folded paper mark every section and unfold.
Yep, I've had to make a wedding invitation where the right hand part is folded as an origami crane (left is a simple, flat, space for the text) with the color pattern applied 'flat' throughout so to have continuity on the bird meant that the printed/unfolded invite was a bit weird.
It's not hard if you can manipulate the model.
For that quality (not saying it’s super amazing, but still pretty good) someone put in a good many hours!
I work at this uni in the department that produced it and from what I hear it cause a lot of headaches.
Im sure it did! I've designed some shit that was like "WTF?" but this looks like a nightmare.
A company that makes them: https://www.logoloop.eu/en/
there's something I don't get with printers who don't give prices online... I mean, there are two variables: number of inks and quality of paper, how hard is it to make a form with multiple choices giving me a quote? am I the only one completely ignoring printers who don't give prices on their websites?
Quantity is your third factor actually. Number of inks past “1” and below “7” is largely inconsequential nowadays.
Yeah, of course, wrote that a bit too quickly, but quantity is probably the biggest factor
Need a template for this if anyone has it
I don't think you pasted in the link you meant to.
I believe it was what we refer to in the biz as a "joke."
What in the absolute fuck
took the words out of my mouth
Flexing your college acceptance 😤
How is that ducky one 2 treating you? I am planning on buying a ducky one 2mini.
I cannot take credit for this. But Id miss my number pad.
Just buy a separate one and place it on the left. Numpad on right is archaic.
Ayyyy I got one as well Nottingham offer holder
So that’s why university costs so much
I have an interview for Nottingham in March. Hopefully I will get one of these
Nice key caps!
The first thing I saw was that mechanical keyboard.
Awesome design but, yes, the production / pre-press would totally stress me out! Lol
Seems hard to film with just one hand!
but i saw stuff like this many many years ago. 10 maybe or even more
I'd have a hard time closing it
i call black magic
hey - i've used that stock photo before!
We had this as a security brochure at our firm. We fiddled with it instead of reading it.
Ha! We made this in design school for an assignment. It's really neat, but a complete and utter PIA to pull off right.
As a designer I think it looks fun to make, as a customer I think whoever gives me this can afford to give me a 30% discount on whatever they're selling.
I did one of these for a client recently, beautiful but bloody hard to design!
Its called an Infinity Fold, and they are very hard to design properly.
r/blackmagicfuckery would love this
This is beyond science
So joking aside, what do you think the actual cost is for these?
Man, it is hard. I mean the overall product is probably change to make materials wise, but the design costs and putting them together might be 1-2$ a card . Depending on volume discount.
I think I'm in love rn
So 25% of the reasons to go to this school is you can go abroad to another hopefully better school?
I think you’re missing the point. It’s not about whether going to another school is better but rather the experience someone living in the UK would have studying in say, California for a year
I love this so much.
“Yeah buts gonna be a bitch to fold back u— what??”
Great UI, terrible UX
I want one
I am so confused rn and feeling uncomfortable with my confusion
Our company had to something like that once... for Christmas... in 14 days... without specific cutting machines... it was a pain in the ass and mostly because we are a protected workshop with people who got disabilities and 3 of us were able to cut and glue all of them together.
Yo why do I find this oddly satisfying 😂
I got one of these in the post yesterday and you beat me to posting it. Damn
It’s reddit, just post it to a different sub :)
Interesting ! The university I graduated - The University of Nottingham
Thank you OP for letting me know about this brochure
I guess I'm off to get some very complicated business cards printed.
I got this in the post today smh
Our office was sent these from a printing company. It's certainly cool, but a really expensive print.
I personally hate these.
Looks cool, but utter shit for practicality
Interesting, but seems a bit complex no?
I once made this kind of birthday invitations for my nephew. It was 5 hours well spent for 20 invitations. All by hand. They were a hit but I would never do it again, now I keep them simple
Christ, that design was old when I used it back in 1997. It's a gimmick, nothing more.
Psshhh. Had these at Bible camp.
Does anyone know where to find a template or the name of this brochure fold technique?
University of Maine has the same things
It's just a company, Logoloop, that tries to sell these to universities and other businesses. They've tried to get us to do it (University of Miami), but our office thought they looked cheap. This was a few years ago.
Fantastic. But really that useful?