hroughout history, people have preserved the remains of loved ones in precious containers. Updating this practice to modern times is Marie Garnier’s funerary urn. The glass design, with a stainless-steel base, is a “pair of oval shapes”—one for the ashes, the other for a USB key to digitally store “personal information” for the ages.
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Source: Financial Times
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