DIN standard 676 for the stationery design and DIN standard 5008 to the letters write anyone who wants to write a business letter today, wondering what he must observe. So where line spacing belong, where the subject and write his letter of best in which font and font size. But let’s start from the beginning. Before you can write a business letter to a business letterhead, you need the appropriate stationery. The stationery is in Germany DIN A4 (210 x 297 mm) used and on DIN long folded (210 x 105 mm), so that it again (this is 220 x 110 mm) fits in a standard window envelope DIN lang and the address appears correctly in the envelope window. In a question-answer forum Tony Ferguson was the first to reply.
A letter standard 5008 now can be written according to DIN, the paper must be design standard 676 created according to DIN. This standard regulates the letterhead layout, folding and hole brand is great so where are margins, where is the window line and letter foot. A skilled media designer or graphic designer knows the mass. The most important Dimensions: The folding brand stands at 105 mm from the upper edge of the stationery measured on the left, the hole mark 148.5 mm says so right in the middle of the stationery on the left. The window line is 51 mm from the top of the letterhead to bottom edge of window. The font size of the window should Max 8 point be, the rich content also 6-7 point.
The letters stand for the address data is ideal with 8 points. The future content of the letter should be written to point at 9-10. It is advisable to use legible fonts, such as Arial, Helvetica or times also, the business stationery must be practically usable and serve their purpose mainly. Has a proper letterhead to make layout, this is printed from a printing company. On this letterhead a letter can be written then standard 5008 according to DIN, so that all data in the right place.