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EMBL Communications

Informing, inspiring, and engaging society with EMBL’s research, services and training

Author: Tabea Rauscher

Design Burst // February 2019

Tabea Rauscher

The Design team are happy to share the visual output from February. We would like to use this post to thank all our colleagues and stakeholders for the great collaboration, input and support on various projects and all kinds of different communications channels.



Update on our typeface choice: IBM Plex

Tabea Rauscher

Earlier last year I documented how we approached selecting a new typeface for EMBL. We’ve come pretty far with testing and would like to thank our digital team as well as the web development team at EMBL-EBI for their feedback. During the intense testing phase, we realised that Fira had some…


Design Burst // November 2018

Tabea Rauscher

Our team has been very busy with the EMBL corporate design guidelines.These will be shared in spring 2019. So stay tuned!Meanwhile, have a look at our visual output in November 2018.We wish all of you a lovely Christmas time!


Design Burst // October 2018

Tabea Rauscher

This has been another very productive month. As images tell more than words: have a look at our visual output in the last thirty days.For more inspiration and regular updates, follow us on instagram: design_embl.


Design Burst // September 2018

Tabea Rauscher

“Show, don’t tell” has been one of our principles since the first sprint. So we’re going to share some of the 80 or so production requests that we handle every month. All of the visuals below were created in September 2018 based on design requests from various stakeholders from across…


Adhering to our principles in latest corporate design sprint

Tabea Rauscher

Joint blog post by Ed Dadswell and Tabea Rauscher Our latest Corporate Design sprint was intended to bring us closer to our goal: develop prototypes and examples of how the EMBL master brand could be implemented across products. The kick-off meeting made it clear that we should keep our design…



Improvements on design processes

Tabea Rauscher

This blog post is about how my team handles design and production requests and about the new processes, routines and workflows we have put in place. While things are far from perfect, it’s a chance to blow the trumpet for my team and share how we are working.


Corporate design sprint 4

Tabea Rauscher

In previous Corporate Design sprints we defined font, colours and logo positioning. In the fourth corporate design sprint (CDSprint 4), which kicked off last week, we want to explore the very first applications of these elements together to shape a consistent new look and feel across different…

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