brighten your day with the memento mori death reminder by heavy eyes brighten your day with the memento mori death reminder by heavy eyes
apr 06, 2016

brighten your day with the memento mori death reminder by heavy eyes

brighten your day with the memento mori death reminder by heavy eyes
all images courtesy of heavy eyes 




fret not those who have yet to be defeated by the unavoidable monotony of everyday existence, the ‘memento mori’ has arrived. bathed in existential dread, the hand-crafted accessory by fittingly-named brooklyn studio heavy eyes, is a daily ‘beautiful reminder’ that we are all plunging irreversibly towards our mortal ends.

black vegetable tanned leather




based on anatomically correct proportions, ‘memento mori’ is made of die cut high-quality vegetable tanned leather (natural or black), hand-folded and secured with bolts. meant to be kept close as a potent life motivator, be sure to warn colleagues and friends before a chance encounter upon it takes them to an early grave. 

memento mori death reminder heavy eyes
the piece is based on proportions true to reality

back detail with heavy eyes stand

memento mori death reminder heavy eyes
natural vegetable tanned leather 

each skull is made using five pieces of leather

memento mori death reminder heavy eyes
assembled by hand



designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.


edited by: nick brink | designboom

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