DIY Funerals

Following on from a previous post where we looked at customizable cardboard coffins, the online magazine Good has just published an article on DIY Funerals and the Quest for Authenticity, which in turn analyzed an article in the March issue of Smithsonian explores “The Surprising Satisfactions of a Home Funeral.” (I know).
Breaking it down, I guess this sentence is the crux of the issue is,
And while green is good, what DIY funerals really offer is personalization, customization, and the embodiment of emotion through an authentic experience.

The authentic experience is not the one we get from an ‘off the shelf’ package, it is one that we produce ourselves with care and consideration.

via Beyond the Beyond via Good via …

Designing coffins for sale on Ponoko… I just might give this a try just for the heck of it!

Jon – Create Unique Memories

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