Brochures

Brochures are basically like flyers which printed in sheet with folding. The way of folding will divide a sheet or page into section. For example, folding paper into half size (one folding point) will make one sheet into 4 pages (panels).

Folding types

Here are common folding options.

Half-fold Brochure

4 panels brochure
Half-fold brochure is also called 4pp brochure or bi-fold brochure. A single sheet printed on both sides and folded into halves. There are 4 panels (pages). Finishing size is the size when folded, are A4 (folded from A3) or A5 (folded from A4).

Tri-fold Brochure (C-fold)

6 panels brochure

C-fold brochure is also known as letter folded, or 6pp brochure. A single sheet is printed and folded into 3 parts. This results 6 panels (pages) in total. The popular finishing size (folded size) is 100 × 210 mm (folded from A4).

Tri-fold Brochure (Z-fold)

Z-fold

Z-fold is document folding method that uses two parallel folds to create six panels of equal size.  The two folds are made in opposite directions, which forms a shape that resembles the letter Z. The popular finishing size (folded size) is 99 × 210 mm (folded from A4).

Size

The size (name) of folded brochure is sometimes ambiguous and inconsistent. The size (name) of brochure which we used here is the size when brochure is expanded. For example, "A3 Half-fold" refers to A3 double-sided printing then fold into half size (A4).

Half-fold

Half-fold brochure visual viewHalf-fold brochure expand view

Final size

Folded size: A4 (210 × 297 mm)
Opened size: A3 (420 × 297 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges : 426 × 303 mm

Half-fold A4 brochure

Final size

Folded size: A5 (148 × 210 mm)
Opened size: 296 × 210 mm (≈ A4L)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges : 302 × 216 mm

Half-fold A5

Final size

Folded size: A6 (105 × 148 mm)
Opened size: A5L (210 × 148 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges : 216 × 154 mm

Half-fold A6 brochure

Tri-fold (C-fold)

Tri-fold brochureTri-fold brochure expanded

Final size

Folded size: 141 × 297 mm
Opened size: A3 (420 × 297 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges: 426 × 303 mm

A3 C-fold

Final size

Folded size: 100 × 210 mm
Opened size: A4 (297 × 210 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges: 303 × 216 mm

A4 C-fold

Final size

Folded size: 71 × 148 mm
Opened size: A5 (210 × 148 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges: 216 × 154 mm

A5 tri fold

Tri-fold (Z-fold)

Tri-fold brochureTri-fold brochure expanded

Final size

Folded size: 140 × 297 mm
Opened size: A3 (420 × 297 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges: 426 × 303 mm

A3 Z fold

Final size

Folded size: 99 × 210 mm
Opened size: A4 (297 × 210 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges: 303 × 216 mm

A4 Z fold

Final size

Folded size: 70 × 148 mm
Opened size: A5 (210 × 148 mm)

Prepared artwork size

Final size (opened) + 3 mm bleed on all edges: 216 × 154 mm

A5 Z fold

How to order

  1 Submit your ready-to-print file online.
Prepare ready-to-print PDF file, and submit to us online using the form below. We will send you the quotation.
  2 Make a payment.
  • Online payment: PayPal. Basically, PayPal will notify us that your print jobs are ready to start.
  • Bank transfer (wire transfer): Print jobs are set On Hold until payment clears (confirmed by us). This option takes more time to confirm the payment than on-line payment through PayPal. Please send us your payment statement by email attachment.
  • Pay at the shop: Tanabutr is located just in front of National Stadium Station (BTS Silom line) exit 1.
  3 Picking up or Shipping
You can pick up at the shop when business cards are ready. If you ordered flyers with shipping option, we will ship via EMS and notify you a tracking number by email.