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Dayle A. Shockley once said, "Wealth is not measured by the size of one's estate at the end of life's journey, but rather by the splendid memorie… Read More
Dayle A. Shockley once said, "Wealth is not measured by the size of one's estate at the end of life's journey, but rather by the splendid memories and moments collected along the way.” This beckons whether if a person’s inheritance can be measured qualitatively, rather than quantitatively. Using the final Will and Testament as the medium, the design concept questions the value of inherited objects by offering a service-oriented platform for the final user. The testator can embed his/her personalized message into a 4 by 4cm QR code as final words of encouragement to his/her loved ones. This is then embodied into a self-inking stamp and is used as a seal on the letter of the deceased’s will. Subsequently, an everlasting message is created which serves as a memento for future generations through the simple gesture of stamping and scanning. An inheritance of permanence is created across time through words and technology, bringing a greater value of family ties than monetary values. Read Less
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Fini - Service Design for Inheritance
finding a qualitative means to a quantitive end 
DayleA. Shockley once said, "Wealth is not measured by the size of one's estateat the end of life's journey, but rather by the splendid memories and momentscollected along the way.” This beckons whether if a person’s inheritance can bemeasured qualitatively, rather than quantitatively.

Usingthe final Will and Testament as the medium, the design concept questions thevalue of inherited objects by offering a service-oriented platform for thefinal user. The testator can embed his/her personalized message into a 4 by 4cmQR code as final words of encouragement to his/her loved ones. This is thenembodied into a self-inking stamp and is used as a seal on the letter of thedeceased’s will. Subsequently, an everlasting message is created which servesas a memento for future generations through the simple gesture of stamping andscanning.

Aninheritance of permanence is created across time through words and technology,bringing a greater value of family ties than monetary values.