Shriram Life in partnership with Sanlam Life (South Africa’s largest insurance player) was a late entrant into the Indian life insurance market in 2009. The brand and its offerings naturally, had to be uniquely positioned.
There’s more to insurance than simply securing the future, a cliched oft-repeated brand positioning. Life is a journey with several milestones along the way. Shriram Life ensures happiness at every step along the way.
HAPPINESS KA ROAD MAP (Road map of happiness) is an insightful idea that brings Shriram Life’s offering alive in more ways than one.
The campaign’s illustrative rendering made customers feel easy and comfortable to approach this new brand as compared to competition that took a too ‘serious’ view of life insurance.
The plans :
The Happiness Ka Road Map campaign gave the Indian life insurance industry’s newest player Shriram Life the attention and sales it wanted, and also gave us at the agency Gold at the Abbys in the Digital category.
DLF City V (as in 5) is a premier residential project akin to a mini city in Gurgaon, near New Delhi. Spread over acres and acres with its own sprawling golf courses, it promises its residents a lifestyle that’s reminiscent of modern living in the world’s best cities.
DNA of V (5) : Apart from victory, V as a Roman numerical exhibits ‘Freedom in action‘. It is characterized by the following traits: Playful, freedom, adventure, growth, energy, imagination, individualism, flare for living and enjoying the good things in life.
All these qualities when ingrained into a residential plus commercial property, make it a sanctuary that people would love to belong to.
The logo : As the city is about celebrating living, the logo symbol is infused with ‘active’ life elements, traits of V (as a Roman numerical). It symbolizes an assimilation of the city through its 4 quarters or drives; rendered in a neo-classical art bent with naturalistic ornaments.
Each drive (quarter) is in essence a free-flowing V within which life buzzes through various activities relating to that particular drive – Golf, Park, Residency, Horizon (offices) – and crowned by a symbol representative of that drive. The 4 drives (quarters) integrate to form a classical diamond form that has an elitist expression about it, reflecting the premium habitation of the city.
The copper color is enrichment on the color orange that is associated with V (as a Roman numerical) and reflects a bright, cheerful and positive nature. Font Perpetua balances the branding, lending an elegance to the name worthy of the magnitude and scale of the place.
This project was part of a wayfinding and environmental design pitch.
Client : DLF Group
Agency : Phenomenon Brand Architects