Logo

The logo mark of NBDC corporate and NBDC's services ("Integbio Database Catalog", "LSDB Archive", "Life Science Database Cross Search", "NBDC Human Database", and "NBDC Group Sharing Database") is here.

NBDC corporate logo mark

NBDC corporate logo mark

The NBDC corporate logo mark expresses the ring of life sciences that surrounds the databases.

Logo mark bulk download

Bulk download (logo data & Using Guideline)

The SVG, PNG and AI format of Standard ver., with name ver., and monochrome ver. are included. The AI format for print(CMYK) are also included.

Application for use

There is no need to apply to NBDC in advance as long as the following conditions are not breached:

  • It is used within a scope in which no laws or regulations are violated.
  • It is not used for descriptions that may result in misunderstanding the relationship or coordination with the NBDC and the Life Science Database Integration Project over which the NBDC has jurisdiction, or cooperation, support or approval from the NBDC.
  • It is not used for descriptions that may result in the misunderstanding that they have been edited by NBDC employees.
  • Do not violate the using guidelines of NBDC logo.

Guidelines for using the NBDC logo mark

Please refer to the details described in these Guidelines when using the NBDC logo mark in April 2019 or later.

Color system

  • HEX = #1a5fbd
  • RGB = 26 95 189
  • CMYK = 87 63 0 0

To use the logo on monochrome printed materials, please use the following colors:

  • HEX = #000000
  • RGB = 0 0 0
  • CMYK = 0 0 0 100

In the case of dark background etc.

To adopt a color or image in the background, please ensure the visibility of the logo itself. Examples of possible methods to ensure visibility include using a white background for the logo and using the logo in white.

Margins

Please set up margins around the logo as shown below and ensure that no other characters or images fall within these areas. Use 0.2 times the height of the logo image or larger as the guideline width for margins.

example of margins

Patterns

To also show the center name along with the logo, it is possible to use the name combination versions.

With name (Japanese)

image of with name ver.(Japanese)

With name (English)

image of with name ver.(English)

Prohibited matters

It is prohibited to execute the following processes:

  • Deformation / rotation
  • Change in the color system
  • Change in typeface
  • Gradation process
  • Shading
  • Outlining
  • Any indication which would result in the loss of identification other than the above

Application for use

There is no need to apply to NBDC in advance as long as the following conditions are not breached:

  • It is used within a scope in which no laws or regulations are violated.
  • It is not used for descriptions that may result in misunderstanding the relationship or coordination with the NBDC and the Life Science Database Integration Project over which the NBDC has jurisdiction, or cooperation, support or approval from the NBDC.
  • It is not used for descriptions that may result in the misunderstanding that they have been edited by NBDC employees.

Service logo marks

NBDC service's logo marks

The symbol of NBDC service logo marks expresses the creation of new value through data integration.

Bulk download

Bulk download(Logo data & Using guideline)

The file format is SVG, PNG and AI. The vertical patterns, monochrome versions and AI format for print (CMYK) are also included.

Application for use

There is no need to apply to NBDC in advance as long as the following conditions are not breached:

  • It is used within a scope in which no laws or regulations are violated.
  • It is not used for descriptions that may result in misunderstanding the relationship or coordination with the NBDC and the Life Science Database Integration Project over which the NBDC has jurisdiction, or cooperation, support or approval from the NBDC.
  • It is not used for descriptions that may result in the misunderstanding that they have been edited by NBDC employees.
  • Do not violate the logo mark guidelines of each services.

Using guidelines for the NBDC Service logo mark

Please refer to the details described in these Guidelines when using each service's logo mark in May 2020 or later.

Color system

  • Color 1 (Blue)

    • HEX = #1a5fbd
    • RGB = 26 95 189
    • CMYK = 87 63 0 0
  • Color 2 (Light blue)

    • HEX = #1a96d2
    • RGB = 26 150 210
    • CMYK = 77 31 9 0

To use the logo on monochrome printed materials, please use the following colors s (For printing, you may use only black):

  • Color 1 (Black)

    • HEX = #000000
    • RGB = 0 0 0
    • CMYK = 0 0 0 100
  • Color 2 (Gray)

    • HEX = #333333
    • RGB = 51 51 51
    • CMYK = 0 0 0 80

In the case of dark background etc.

To adopt a dark color or image in the background, please ensure the visibility of the logo itself. Examples of possible methods to ensure visibility include using a white background for the logo and using the logo in white.

Margins

Please set up margins around the logo as shown below and ensure that no other characters or images fall within these areas. Use 0.2 times the height of the logo image or larger as the guideline width for margins.

Patterns

For used in narrower space, it is possible to use the vertical versions shown below.

image of the vertical version

Prohibited matters

It is prohibited to execute the following processes:

  • Deformation / rotation
  • Change in the color system
  • Change in typeface
  • Gradation process
  • Shading
  • Outlining
  • Any indication which would result in the loss of identification other than the above

Inquiries & opinions

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this website or the web-based services that NBDC provides or wish to consult with us regarding research data or databases.