Welcome to our hub for partner guidelines and assets. We want to make it easy for you to integrate Spotify in your app while respecting our brand and legal/licensing restrictions.
We are very proud of our logo, and we require that you follow these guidelines to ensure it always looks its best. Our logo is the combination of a simple and modern wordmark with the icon.
IconIn cases when the Spotify brand has already been established we simply use the icon on its own. While the icon can exist without the wordmark, the wordmark should never exist without the icon.
The Spotify Green logo, pictured top left, is our primary logo colourway, and it should only be used with Black, White, and non-duotoned photography.
Please note: The Spotify green logo should only be used on a black or white background, for any other background you should use a monochrome logo.
- The black logo should be used on light coloured backgrounds.
- The white logo should be used on dark coloured backgrounds.
The logo and the icon’s exclusion zone is equal to half the height of the icon (marked as × in the diagram).
Establishing a minimum size ensures that the impact and legibility of the logo is not compromised in application.
The Spotify logo should never be smaller than 70px in digital or 20mm in print.
The Spotify icon should never be smaller than 21px in digital or 6mm in print.
It is important that the appearance of the logo remains consistent. The logo should not be misinterpreted, modified, or added to. No attempt should be made to alter the logo in any way. Its orientation, colour and composition should remain as indicated in this document — there are no exceptions.
Do not use the old stacked version of the logo.
Do not apply a gradient to the icon or wordmark.
Do not rotate the logo.
Do not change the logo colour or tone outside of the Spotify green.
Do not resolve the logo in two different colours.
Do not distort or warp the logo in any way.
Do not use the wordmark without the icon.
Do not outline or create a keyline around the logo.
Do not change the typeface nor recreate or manipulate the wordmark and the icon.
Spotify has always been green, and that won’t change. While embracing a much more colourful language in our brand communications, Spotify Green is our resting colour, used only in situations where the brand palette is not being used.
R30 G215 B96
C80 M0 Y80 K0
R255 G255 B255
C0 M0 Y0 K0
R25 G20 B20
C0 M0 Y0 K100
*Note that this green is darker than the green we use on the Spotify logo, which we refer to as light green. The green featured above is optimized for accessibility and legibility. Light green is only intended to be used with the official Spotify logo.
Rules with Colours
Spotify Green should only ever sit on white, black, or a non-duotoned photograph. Spotify Green will mostly exist in the app. Spotify Green should never be used as or with a colour from the brand palette, or a duotoned image.
Spotify Green on black or white.
Spotify Green on an image.
Spotify Green on brand palette.
Spotify Green on duotoned image.
Use of Our Content
The content which is available through the Spotify platform is owned by many different rights holders. If you use that content you must comply with the rules set out in our Developer Terms of Service. If you use any Spotify metadata (including artist, album and track names, album artwork and audio preview clips) it must always be accompanied by the Spotify brand and links back to the Spotify Service as described in the Developer Terms. If you incorporate any streaming functionality, this must also include clear Spotify branding and comply with the additional limitations set out in the Developer Terms.
Rules with Album Art
Album artwork must be kept in its original form.
Do not crop album artwork in any way.
Do not overlay images or text on top of album artwork.
Do not place your brand or logo over album artwork.
Add Spotify Widgets to your blog, website, or social page. We provide several widgets: Spotify Play Buttons and a Follow Button. Go to the Widget Builder to get the code and build your own!
Restrictions on Naming and Logos
Naming Your Application
If you are registering your application with us (on the Dashboard page) you will need to enter the name of your app. This name will be used in communications to your app’s users when you seek authorization to access their data. We have a few pointers to consider when naming your app:
- It shouldn’t imply endorsement by Spotify, but suggesting to users that it is “for Spotify” is acceptable.
- It cannot begin with “Spot” or be similar to “Spotify” in sound or spelling.
Your Application’s Logo
Your logo should not include, or look similar to the Spotify logo or any of its brand elements (e.g. Spotify green, the circle, and the waves). Please do not incorporate Spotify’s trademarks, in whole or in part, in the name of your company, product, application, service, or website.
No Pairing Brands
You should not use the Spotify brand together with any other brand or in any co-branded communications. Pairing of brands is not permitted under our Developer Terms.
If you are having trouble with anything in this guide, you are missing brand elements from the brand package, or you are unsure if your communication best represents the Spotify brand, please contact the Spotify design team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional programming resources, check our Stack Overflow (tag: Spotify)