Shelves for Life: Even Death Won't Do You Part

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Designed to make "stronger emotional relationships with our belongings," Shelves for Life is a bookcase-slash-coffin that holds your personal possessions in life and your person—corpse—in death.

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These plywood, floor-standing shelves are meant to be self-assembled, which makes us wonder: How can you reassemble your shelf to resemble your coffin if you're already dead? Ideal for psychics and vampires only, if you're mortal and boring, make sure your will specifically states that the shelf is to go with you—not for $5 at a garage sale. [Shelves for Life via Like Cool]

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It doesnt appear to be a very user friendly bookshelf. I am sure the standards for user friendly coffins are not as strict, so it may be ok for that. Personally, I want a combo Irish wake and Viking burning ship funeral while the band plays Strawberry Fields to send me off. Not that I have put any thought into it.....