Purpose of this Document

This document comprises the Liquid Design System of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. This design system has been created by the User Experience Strategy & Design unit, part of the Chief Digital Organization at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in order to establish a...

How we Work

Atomic Design Our choice on a design system we wanted to build on was rather a coincidence than something we wanted to force since it matches so nicely to our companies’ pharmaceutical identity — Atomic Design. Atomic Design is a methodology for creating design...

Color

Color Palette Color sits at the heart of our brand identity. We use bold colors in stimulating combinations as an expression of the true nature of science, rather than the clichéd sterile laboratory. For our digital products we want to keep this vibrant attitute, but...

Grid

Grid System The grid system should be used for creating page layouts through a series of columns that contain your content. The system is responsive and works with every screen size, its columns scale proportionally according to screen sizes. The grid has a maximum 12...