Tag Archives: creative memorial ideas

Our Weekly Tip: Make the Most of a Eulogy

Use our tips to create a unique eulogy to commemorate your loved one.

Our Weekly Tip: Whether you’re writing one or listening to one, eulogies are never easy. While it is definitely important to recall memories of our loved ones after they have died, eulogies have a bad reputation as being long, upsetting and … Continue reading

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Qatar World Cup Memorial Commemorates Migrant Worker Deaths

Memorial architecture lends massive presence to hundreds of silenced mourners

The proposed Qatar World Cup Memorial project was designed by French architects Axel de Stampa and Sylvain Macaux, who founded the 1Week1Project collective. 1Week1Project comprises approximately 25 designs that are primarily speculative in nature, meant to serve as social commentary. … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Send Your Loved Ones Ashes Up To The Sky In a Biodegradable Balloon

Florida based company Eternal Ascent Society provides a unique memorial service

Our Tip of The Week: “I don’t care what you do with me — just have me cremated and send me up in a balloon,” said Clyde to his wife Joanie as they sat around the gift balloon shop they run, … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Remember Your Loved One With Their Favorite Food

Connect to shared moments with a belly-and-soul-nourishing meditation

Our Tip of the Week: We often connect with our loved ones over necessary, daily things such as food. Sharing a meal together is one of the oldest and most profound ways of bonding, because it creates the space for … Continue reading

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Altars of Loneliness: The Art of Joseph Cornell

Groundbreaking American artist expresses disenfranchised grief through surrealist assemblage

Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) is widely known as an American artist whose work influenced key developments in the contemporary art world, such as the Fluxus movement and the rise of installation art. His favored techniques of collage and assemblage using common, found … Continue reading

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Digitized Memorial Reflects Impermanence of Life

"Family Tree" from Lithuanian designers subjects at-home cremains to tech failure

Lithuanian designers Loucas Papantoniou and Asta Sadauskaite have developed the “Family Tree” — a sleek, modern, beehive-style wall mounted structure designed to keep family cremains in a single unified place within the home, complete with backlit LED memorial message screens programmable … Continue reading

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