Tri fold brochures can be used when you have around less than 5 products or services. Then the layout can be really effective and can represent all your products in a neat way.Most of the corporates use this kind of a brochure even if services are more.It can be used as a catalogue of products also if the descriptions are small enough.
The simple half fold, while basic in design, gives you an easy to open, "book style" fold. This fold is just right for often-used menus, programs and pricing sheets. These types of brochures are used very popularly and even can be used for corporate descriptions and invitations.
A Z-fold is represented by "back and forth" folds into three panels. As the name implies, with a z-fold brochure the paper is folded in alternating directions;when you look at the end of the folded piece, the namesake "Z" will appear.This can be used ofr an alternative to tri fold brochures,but this can give a more professional look to the presentation. The content can be well arranged in this format and can be used as catalogues,corporate brochures etc.
A 4 panel fold is created by folding the paper in half, then half again so that the folds are parallel to each other. This is done going from left to right, with the open end on the right-hand side of the folded brochure. The end product is a narrower piece, which is perfect for displaying information in tighter locations, such as tourist racks or information centers.These brochures are widely used to advertise certain products and catches the eye because of its cute look.