I’m new to working with grids and tri folds, and I was wondering if anyone could help me out?
As you well know when creating a tri fold, the fold in panel width becomes a different size than the other two panels. And from some templates I’ve downloaded or looked at online they have made one panel smaller than the other two.
I understand a grid system won’t work across these different panel sizes, so what is the best way of creating a grid system that works across the whole page and also with my base line grid?
Do I just create a basic grid across the whole A4 landscape page (or whatever size page you may have) with three columns that are all the same width, and simply make the margins a lot bigger to compensate when folded, or is there some jazzy thing you have to do?
Sorry if I haven’t explained myself well enough but I’m very nervous because I have done a poster for this charity and they really like it and now they want me to design a tri fold. I’m just a little scared that when it’s printed and folded it will all go wrong.
Please see the image below of the grid I designed on a A4 landscape page. Would this work in the real world when printed if I used this for both sides of my tri fold?
Thank you for your help!