Tri-Fold Leaflet Printing

Tri-fold leaflets allow you to format your design across six distinct columns. Available to print in a choice of silk, gloss or uncoated paper stock. Finished folded sizes include A6, DL, A5, 1/3 A5, 1/3 A4, 1/3 A3,148mm and 210mm square.

Use our Free Folded Leaflet Design Tool to choose your own backgrounds, themes, and fonts. Once you have the design ready, just send us the file and we’ll do the rest! Our service is completely transparent and all prices are inclusive of free UK delivery!

Product Specifications

  • Tri-Fold / C-Fold Leafets
  • Three Columns Per Side (6pp)
  • Wide Range of Finished Sizes
  • Gloss / Silk / Uncoated Stock
  • Full Colour Print on Both Sides
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    The design fee includes image sourcing and up to 3 free revisions. Logo design or enhancement is not included. Delivery dates will be affected to compensate for design time.

    To avoid delays please ensure your artwork is supplied correctly. We will only contact you if there is something wrong with your supplied file.

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Tri-Fold Leaflets from Cheap as Prints

Tri-fold leaflets are versatile marketing materials commonly used to convey information in a compact and visually appealing format. The primary purpose of a tri-fold leaflet is to present key details about a product, service, event, or business in a structured manner. The tri-fold design allows for easy organisation of content, with distinct sections that guide the reader through the information seamlessly. These leaflets are particularly popular for promotional campaigns, trade shows, and informational distributions.

Tri-fold leaflets come in various sizes, each offering a unique visual impact. The finished folded sizes include A6 (105mm x 148mm), A5 (148mm x 210mm), 1/3 A5 (99mm x 210mm), DL (99mm x 210mm), 1/3 A3 (99mm x 297mm), 148mm square, and 210mm square. These size options cater to different preferences and requirements, allowing businesses to choose the most suitable format for their specific communication needs.

When it comes to material choices, tri-fold leaflets can be printed on different paper stocks to achieve desired textures and finishes. Options include 120gsm or 170gsm uncoated stock for a natural and tactile feel, 130gsm or 170gsm gloss stock for a shiny and vibrant appearance, and 130gsm, 170gsm, 250gsm, and 350gsm silk for a smooth and sophisticated finish. The range of paper weights provides flexibility in choosing the right balance between durability and flexibility.

For those seeking enhanced durability and a premium feel, the 350gsm silk option allows for optional double sided lamination. The additional lamination provides a protective layer, making the leaflets more resistant to wear and tear, while also offering a luxurious tactile experience. The choice of lamination further elevates the overall quality and longevity of the tri-fold leaflets, making them stand out in a competitive marketing landscape.

In summary, tri-fold leaflets serve as effective tools for presenting information in a visually pleasing and well-structured format. With a range of size options, material selections, and the choice of optional lamination, they prove versatile for diverse communication requirements. This flexibility enables businesses to craft compelling promotional materials that make a lasting impact on their intended audience.

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  • What is a tri-fold leaflet?

    A trifold leaflet is a type of brochure or pamphlet that is folded into three sections, creating six panels (three on the front and three on the back). It is a common format for presenting information in a compact and organised manner.

  • Is tri-fold the same as roll-fold, c-fold and letter fold?

    Tri-fold, roll-fold, c-fold, and letter fold essentially serve the same purpose. However, while tri-fold is restricted to utilising two vertical folds, allowing three portrait panels per side, roll-fold and letter folds can incorporate extra folds, resulting in four panels per side (8pp).

  • What software can I use to design a tri-fold leaflet?

    Popular design software includes Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. However, you can also use free alternatives like Google Slides for simpler designs.

  • What should I include in my tri-fold leaflet design?

    Include a compelling headline, concise and relevant content, high-quality images, contact information, and a call-to-action. Organise information logically across the panels for easy reading.

  • What file format should I use for designing a tri-fold leaflet?

    PDF (Portable Document Format) is the preferred file format for designing leaflets. It ensures that your design remains intact, with fonts and images embedded.

  • Should I include bleed in my tri-fold leaflet design?

    Yes, including a bleed is recommended. A 3mm bleed ensures that the colour or images extend slightly beyond the trimmed edges, preventing any white borders after printing.

  • How can I ensure that the text is readable after folding?

    Keep important text and vital information away from the fold line to ensure readability. Consider the natural flow of reading when placing text and graphics to guide the reader’s eye smoothly across the leaflet.

  • Why are tri-fold leaflets printed on thicker material crease folded?

    When dealing with thicker materials during folding, the fibers on the flap’s edge may experience occasional cracking. To prevent this issue, folded leaflets printed on materials with a weight of 250gsm or higher, undergo crease-folding to facilitate a smoother folding process and prevent fiber damage.

  • What do you mean by crease fold?

    When folding thicker paper like 250gsm, the fibers at the edge of the flap can sometimes crack. In order to prevent this, any paper stock that is 250gsm or thicker is crease folded. Creasing weakens the paper at the fold to make it easier to fold.

  • What is the difference between uncoated, gloss and silk paper?

    Uncoated paper has no additional finish, providing a natural and matt appearance with excellent writability. Gloss paper is coated with a shiny finish, enhancing vibrancy and sharpness of images but making it less suitable for writing. Silk paper falls between the two, offering a semi-matt finish that combines image quality with moderate writability.

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