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A book of Tata quotes

Client

The Tata Central Archives is the corporate business archive of the Tata group. One of India’s leading corporate archives, it stores and preserves all material relating to the genesis and development of Tata companies, including memorabilia related to its leading personalities and corporate activities.

Brief

To curate a collection of quotes by Tata luminaries like JRD Tata, Ratan Tata, among others. The client wanted TIC to create a book of quotes that would appeal to all age groups. The idea was to design a book that was simple and elegant, and present it as an inspirational – and aspirational – collection of life-lessons.

The client, TR Doongaji on behalf of Tata Central Archives, was extremely passionate about the project and very exacting in the high standards he expected in terms of process and output.

Process and outcome

To create an elegant and stylised book, the team brainstormed intensely on several aspects -- from the font to be used to the colour, type and thickness of the paper, and the appropriate size of the book. The recommendations were approved quickly. Creative details like a hard bound exterior, golden crest on the cover, embossed logo and golden gilded edges added to the look of elegance and sophistication. Designed and developed in record time, the final book exceeded the client’s expectations and now serves as a collector’s edition. The book titled Good Thoughts Good Words Good Deeds: A book of Tata quotes was launched by N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons, in the presence of Harish Bhat, Brand Custodian, Tata Sons; and T R Doongaji, Honorary Advisor, Tata Central Archives.

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Tata Motors Annual Report

Client

Tata Motors is a leading global automobile manufacturer of cars, utility vehicles, buses, trucks and defence vehicles. Its marque can be found on and off-road in over 175 countries around the globe. The Tata Motors family includes Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Daewoo.

Brief

Tata Motors asked us to enhance the 2016 annual report with 40 pages of content that would highlight the company’s achievements. Apart from original content, we had to ideate a theme for the annual report and create an eye-catching design.

Outcome

The theme for the future-facing company was ‘Towards Tomorrow’. We created a unique look-and-feel using selected colours and design elements. We wrote original content on topics such as Year Gone By, Innovation, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Design Language, Connected Vehicles, etc. Images made each layout look attractive and important facts and figures were highlighted for easy readability. The report was appreciated by the client and the investor community.

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Tata Review Magazine

Client

The $100 billion Tata group is one of India’s biggest and most respected business houses, with operations spread across 100+ independent companies and a global footprint that spans 150 countries.

Brief

What does it take to showcase a global corporate brand? A unique blend of story-telling and corporate messaging. That’s the brief for Tata Review, an award-winning magazine that is shared with decision makers and influencers from the business, government, media and investor worlds.

Outcome

Every quarter, we ideate, plan, write, design and produce a 100+ page magazine with original content from around the world. A full-fledged magazine, Review has articles, interviews with senior leaders, infographics, photo galleries, columns by experts, etc. We have used technology to elevate the magazine from a pure print experience into an interactive medium – readers can view and play associated videos on their smartphones by scanning embedded codes through our Tata Review app.

Tata Review content is of an extremely high quality – it is shared on social media via official Tata handles and it is hosted on Tata’s global websites and the group intranet. The content is often picked up by media as a source of accurate information about Tata.

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