05 Nov 2018

Yacht casket – specialty

Our boat-shaped casket is a very special one, with an amazing amount of detail. The main feature is a sail that is a grand 3.2m...

05 Nov 2018

Fire engine casket – specialty

The fire engine casket receives a lot of attention, with its flashing red light, ladder on top, and actual wheels with silver rims.

05 Nov 2018

Glitter casket – specialty

Our glitter casket is a real stunner, including large crystal diamantes and chrome vinyl edging to highlight the holographic vinyl. The casket captures rainbow colours...

21 Jun 2017

Clear acrylic handles

Dying Art's clear acrylic handles have been specially designed to integrate with our caskets and avoid obscuring the graphics. This cylindrical design is modern...

14 Mar 2016

Farewell Martin Crowe

14 Mar 2016

Joy Day

Today is the ninth anniversary of my mum’s passing, which will forever be fondly remembered in her name as “Joy Day”. Her funeral featured...

25 Nov 2015

Better Send Off

With the demise of the traditional cookie cutter funeral and the popularity of celebrations of life and highly personalised memorial services, being a funeral...

20 Oct 2015

Funeral Industry Trade Show

The funeral industry has opened its doors to the public for the first time, with a one-day trade show in Auckland lifting the lid...

20 Oct 2015

Funeral Industry Trade Show

Last month Dying Art exhibited at the inaugural NZ Funeral Services Trade Show, hosted by the FDANZ. The nature of our business is bold...

10 Jul 2014

Tahitian connection

23 Apr 2014

Star Wars themed funeral

This four-year-old boy wanted a Star Wars themed funeral as his final wish – and he got it, Stormtroopers and all.

13 Apr 2014

Waikato Times, Seddon Park Funeral Home open day

Seddon Park Funeral Home had their annual “open home” last weekend, and Dying Art was proud to be present and showcase our products and...

14 Mar 2014

Mt Taranaki

Featuring New Zealand’s Mt Taranaki, by special request

03 Feb 2014

For a cricket enthusiast

We had some great feedback for the cricket casket: “The family absolutely loved the casket. All the cricketers who attended the funeral thought the...

25 Nov 2013

Custom design

11 Nov 2013

Peter Fatialofa (Fats)

A banner designed for the funeral service for Peter Fatialofa (Fats).

01 Nov 2013

Custom design for a farmer

Hereford Horns – a custom design for a farmer. The family said “WOW when I saw the coffin it just looked so much better...

25 Apr 2013

ANZAC Day service 2013

Screen image created by Dying Art’s design team for the 2013 ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Auckland War Memorial Museum

18 Mar 2013

This Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die

03 Sep 2012

Grave glam

Look at the wonderful job Ross and his family have done on his maternal grandparents' grave.

20 Apr 2012

Custom design – Superman

This is one of our all-time favourite custom designs – Superman