Logos, fonts and templates
Our brand guidelines are designed to be simple and straightforward to follow.
It’s really important that our logo and brand across are used consistently. This helps to build a strong professional identity for our organisation and will make sure we’re given credit for any work we’ve carried out.
Our staff, students and collaborators must display our logo on any promotional or corporate material you produce. This includes publications, reports, presentations and websites.
- You should never create our logo from scratch. It won’t be consistent – and it’s much quicker to download it! Likewise, do not try to alter or edit the logo.
- Make sure the logo is legible. We have two versions of our logo.
- If you’re placing the logo on a light-coloured background – use the full colour version of our logo.
- If you’re placing the logo on a dark-coloured background – use the all white version of our logo.
- The logo text must be large enough to be readable.
- Our logo files have a transparent background.
- Our logo should always appear in full, with both logotype and graphic together.
The EPS and EMP logo files are most appropriate for any printed materials, especially large format posters.
Use EPS for desktop software including Adobe Creative Suite.
Download the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) Logo in Full Colour with Transparent Background (EPS)
Use EMP for Microsoft Office software.
Download the NCAS Logo in Full Colour with Transparent Background (EMP)
Print logo files are not available yet, but will be launched soon as part of our branding refresh.
The PNG logo file is most appropriate for any digital logo use, such as websites or presentations. This file type is compatible with most software.
We use two font families.
The first is Gill Sans MT. You should use Gill Sans MT whenever possible. For example, in your presentations, printed materials, and posters.
The second is Nunito Sans. This is our online font. We use Nunito Sans on our website because it is designed to be easily readable on screen.
You should use our primary colour as the main colour in any materials you create. You can use our secondary colours to add decoration to your work, highlight certain information, or complement the primary colour.
Our primary colour is:
Our secondary colours are:
Our secondary colours will be available soon, as part of our branding refresh.
You can access our Google Slides Template via the Google Drive.
The template is a shared file. You must ‘Right-Click’ on the file, then ‘Create a Copy’ before making any changes to the file. Remember to move the newly created copy to your own Google folder.
Our Google Slides templates will be updated soon, as part of our branding refresh.
You can download the latest Powerpoint templates in Standard or Widescreen format.
Our powerpoint templates will be changed soon, as part of our branding refresh.
Science Poster Templates
You can download the latest NCAS conference poster templates in A1 Landscape or A0 Portrait size.
Our powerpoint templates will be available soon, as part of our branding refresh.
We recommend you add the National Centre for Atmospheric Science logo to your email signature. And, if you’re part of the Community for Change, we also recommend you add the Community for Change logo as a secondary logo in your email signature.
To make the process easy, we’ve provided a suitably sized version of each logo, which can be added to your email signature via your account settings. Simply download the logo, and add the image in your Gmail or Outlook settings.