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51 Fascinating Funeral Innovations

From iPhone-Inspired Coffins to Burger Boxes as Caskets

— June 12, 2010 — Life-Stages
Society's obsession with death is undeniable. This cluster of funeral innovations shows that fear is not always at the forefront of our death-related thoughts. The perfect casket or funeral theme can be a great way to express your zest for life.

These funeral innovations feature all kinds of ways to celebrate death. From iPhone-inspired coffins to burger boxes as caskets, I hope you enjoy scoping them all out.

Implications - Consumers in the modern age are looking for products that express themselves. Items with personal details injected in them are appealing to those who want to differentiate themselves from other customers. Focusing on this aspect of detail could help a company grow their brand.
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Funeral Visualization
Funeral Visualization
Monuta Helps You Imagine Your Funeral
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Funeral Planning Online
Funeral Planning Online
Have Fun Planning Your Death
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Unconventional Urns
Unconventional Urns
The ‘Urn-A-Matic' Was Made from an Old Vacuum
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Urn Your Baseball Team's Logo
Urn Your Baseball Team's Logo
RIP With MBL Cremation Urn
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Dead Bug Funeral Kits
Dead Bug Funeral Kits
Education, Gimick or Art?
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Eco-Friendly Coffins 2
Eco-Friendly Coffins 2
Ecopod
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Web Cams in Funeral Homes
Web Cams in Funeral Homes
Pay Per View Last Rites
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Mousetrap Coffins
Mousetrap Coffins
Sarah Dery Designs Hygienic Mousetraps
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Cell Phone-Shaped Coffins
Cell Phone-Shaped Coffins
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Planted Memorials
Planted Memorials
Matilda Wigg Erixon's 'My Life Urn' is a Lifelong Tribute
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Branded Animal Activist Burials
Branded Animal Activist Burials
PETA Painted Coffins
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Deceased Geek Chic
Deceased Geek Chic
Star Trek Coffin
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Digital Photos Urns
Digital Photos Urns
Frame Holds Photos and Ashes
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Eco-Friendly Funerals
Eco-Friendly Funerals
Green Cremation Saves Trees and Budgets in India
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Eco-Friendly Funerary Urns
Eco-Friendly Funerary Urns
ARKA Acorn-Shaped Cremain Containers Made of Pulped Paper
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Coffin Sound Systems
Coffin Sound Systems
The Coffin Crew Knows How to Party
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Eco Caskets
Eco Caskets
Hainsworth Coffins Specializes in Environmentally-Friendly Resting Places
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Web Accessible Funerals
Web Accessible Funerals
Funeral-Cast Webcasts Funeral Services
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Biodegradable Caskets
Biodegradable Caskets
Organic, Sustainable Bamboo & Banana Ecoffins
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Deep Sea Bio-Coffins
Deep Sea Bio-Coffins
Jack Hokanson's Genesis Biopod is a Neat Way to Grieve a Loved One
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Hosting Your Own Funeral
Hosting Your Own Funeral
Lululemon Founder Travels in Coffin
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Red Neck Burials
Red Neck Burials
Beer Can Coffin
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Stadium Funerals
Stadium Funerals
Last Goodbye to Michael Jackson at the Staples Center
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Ecofriendly Creative Coffins
Ecofriendly Creative Coffins
Rest in Your Flag, Sport or Favorite Theme
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Virtual Grieving
Virtual Grieving
Blogosphere Seeks Solace Through Michael Jackson Burial Video
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Freeze-Dried Funerals
Freeze-Dried Funerals
Scotland Considers Promessa Organic's Burial Method (UPDATE)
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Beautiful Biodegradable Urns
Beautiful Biodegradable Urns
Ossuaries That Give Loved Ones Back to the Earth
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Friendly Funerals
Friendly Funerals
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Environmentally Friendly Freeze Dried Funeral
Environmentally Friendly Freeze Dried Funeral
Go Green When You Go
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Dead Storage
Dead Storage
Coffin Cabinets
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Biodegradable Caskets
Biodegradable Caskets
The 'Return To Sender' Eco-Coffin Lets You Give Back from Below
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Eco Coffins
Eco Coffins
100% Environmentally Friendly
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Soft Pet Urns
Soft Pet Urns
Pillow Memorial Keeps Dead Pets Close and Cuddly
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Cars From Caskets
Cars From Caskets
Phil Bissett's 'Holy Smoke' Coffin Car is Death Proof
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Designer Coffins
Designer Coffins
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Chilled Coffins
Chilled Coffins
Wooden Caskets With Built-In AC Ensure a Cool Burial
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Designer Coffin Designs by UONO
Designer Coffin Designs by UONO
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Burger Boxes as Coffins
Burger Boxes as Coffins
Twisted Takes on Pop Culture Icons by Glennz
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Circus Funerals
Circus Funerals
Clowns Attend Friend Boppo's Memorial Service in Costume
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Hog Hearses
Hog Hearses
Motorcycle Funeral Coaches
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Coffin Restaurants
Coffin Restaurants
The Eternity
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Artful Funerary
Artful Funerary
Burial Shrouds Provide Personalized, Ecological Alternative to Caskets
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Bizarre Burials
Bizarre Burials
Cliff-Hanging Coffins
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Open-Casket Couches
Open-Casket Couches
Creepy Foldable Coffin Seating by VonErickson (UPDATE)
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Punk Rock Funerals
Punk Rock Funerals
Celebrating the Life of Malcolm McLaren was as Badass as He Was
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Funky Designer Coffins
Funky Designer Coffins
Creative Resting Places That Are Stylish Even In Death (UPDATE)
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Funny Funerals
Funny Funerals
Lighthearted Looks at Death
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Motorcycle-Riding Corpses
Motorcycle-Riding Corpses
The Wake of David Morales Colon is a Two-Wheeled Oddity
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Flat-Pack Funerals
Flat-Pack Funerals
DIY IKEA Coffins
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Gadget Inspired Coffins
Gadget Inspired Coffins
Apple iPhone & Microsoft Caskets
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Stand-Up Funerals
Stand-Up Funerals
Angel Pantoja Medina's Body "Stood" At His Funeral
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