The content of the “Daimler Brand & Design Navigator” online portal applies to activities of subsidiaries with Daimler as part of their company name (according to Corporate Design Guideline A 33.1). For more information on the CI/CD set of rules for Daimler Truck AG, please visit the “Daimler Truck Design Navigator” online portal.
Daimler Corporate ASEThe Daimler Corporate ASE trilogy of fonts was created by Prof. Kurt Weidemann and includes three font families – Antiqua (Corporate A), Sans Serif (Corporate S) and Egyptienne (Corporate E). Mercedes-Benz AG possesses a group license and is allowed to supply the fonts free of charge to external third parties (agencies and suppliers), provided the fonts are used exclusively for doing work for Mercedes-Benz AG. The Mercedes-Benz brand has been using its own exclusive typeface called “Mercedes-Benz Corpo” since September 2020.
Depth of FieldThe distance in front of and behind an object that remains within the focus.
Design ManualThe collection of various design guidelines. For Daimler name-bearing subsidiaries the design guidelines can be accessed on the “Brand & Design Navigator” as an online portal.
Desktop Publishing (DTP)DTP involves using computer hardware and software such as Adobe InDesign to create templates and documents representing printed publications like brochures, flyers, magazines, posters, etc.
DIN lang (DL)Paper format (110 x 220 mm) according to a German industrial norm along the same lines as US small format.
Divisional LogoDivisional logos are not permitted in either internal or external communication at Daimler name-bearing subsidiaries.
DOCX/DOTXThe file format for documents or document templates created using MS Word.
DpiAbbreviation for Dots per Inch. A specification describing the resolution of an image, printer or monitor. The higher the value the more finely drawn the characters and graphics. Monitors often work at 72 dpi, laser printers generally at 600 dpi, and laser imagesetters for creating offset films reach values of 2.450 dpi or even higher.
DTPAbbreviation for Desktop Publishing. Desktop publishing: DTP refers to the creation of a document by computer with the aid of suitable hardware and software.
DummyA model or sample of media under development, showing how the finished application will look.
Duotone, Tritone and Quadtone ImagesA two-color process, where the image is printed with carefully tinted combinations of two colors (normally black plus another color), to suggest a tone or mood. Tritones and quadtones are also used, with both spot and process colors. These then comprise so-called grayscale images which are created from a single-tone original and the deployment of two, three or four shades of color.
This online portal supports employees and external service providers with information on the Corporate Design of subsidiaries with Daimler as part in their company name — from the basic elements to their use as well as practical examples and provides also a download of suitable layout templates.
As of February 1, 2022 Daimler AG was renamed Mercedes-Benz Group AG and is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With Mercedes-Benz AG, the Group is one of the leading global suppliers of premium and luxury cars and vans. Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG offers financing, leasing, car subscription and car rental, fleet management, digital services for charging and payment, insurance brokerage, as well as innovative mobility services.
Daimler Brand & Design Navigator
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