Momento Mori: Future of Bereavement

Product Development, Speculative Future

Overview:

Our physical environment including our bodies are becoming more and more saturated with data, digital devices and connected experiences. This, we are aware, has already altered life for us drastically. But how can this measure of technological advancement affect the way we experience death?

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Process:

We began by mapping bereavement practises in the past and the latest. This led us to analysing current technological, fashion and bereavement ritual trends.

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Outcome:

A memorabilia for the information age, embedded with data - DNA. A scarf knit using code from DNA

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