design for death

3d printed ashes sculpture

3d printed ashes sculpture by zhufei zhufei from china

designer's own words:

as 3D printing technologies advance and simplify manufacturing process, the additive production method can also offer new opportunities for its end use. not only can it save people time, but it can also have a profound effect on one's state of mind. like a re-birth from cremation, the short listed entry by chinese designer zhufei zhufei implements a 3D printing process that can translate ashes from a loved one into a lively small-scale sculpture.

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  • Freaking Absurd!!! I want to be a mickey mouse sculpture forever and rest on top of the tv so my grand kids can watch tv with grandpa mickey

    Zarkko says:
  • Hat’s off….to the idea.

    manoj says:
  • It looks like the children of this fellow never forgot the beatings he gave them.


    JimCan says:
  • What happens when the printer head jams or broke down?
    The remain of the human body has its limited material source & if this gets messed up, are you going to burn it again and remake the sculpture? I am bit skeptical and offended, but perhaps it is just a concept that needs bit more of depth.

    Simon Kang says:
  • Heyy… Late grandpa can be Barbie’s new boyfriend.


    Luis Curtolo says:
  • sarcasm is not helping anything here

    deb says:

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