What if I could design my own funeral?
Death is the most important, and only inevitable, part of our lives. This project started from the question, “what if I could design my own funeral?”
Characteristics of funerals and biographical elements of my life are expressed metaphorically through a fashion collection. The silhouettes come from the sculptures of Antony Gormley, which are a representation of the coffin. For the colour, which is mainly black and white for this collection, colours representative of a funeral. The patterns and materials used embody the journey of my life.
Jinhee Park is a knitwear designer based in London and Seoul. She studied Fashion Garment Creation Course at Bunka Fashion College and BA Fashion Textiles Knit at London College of Fashion, before studying MA Textiles at Royal College of Art. During her BA course, she had an internship at Kniterate. Her personal project was awarded by Bradford Textile Society Design Competition.