“Death – Festival for the Living” Exhibit – Design You Trust

“Death – Festival for the Living” Exhibit

Visitors photograph various custom designed coffins, during the “Death – Festival for the Living” exhibit, at the Royal Festival Hall in London, on Jan. 28. Crazy Coffins, an offshoot of a Nottingham-based traditional coffin and urn maker which took on a new identity in the 1990s when people began asking to customize their final resting places, presents uncanny coffins as part of the exhibit.

Railway enthusiast Brian Holden, 83, poses for a photograph with the Orient Express Railway Carriage coffin he commissioned.

Visitors look at a corkscrew shaped coffin.

Visitors look at a ballet shoe shaped coffin commissioned by ballet fan Pat Cox.

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