In our society, driven by speed and functionality, dying is increasingly pushed to the margins of life. Death has become an obstacle to be defeated as a matter of course. But without death, life is worthless. venustas mortis, the beauty of death, emphasises the natural meaning of death. This includes specifically to express mourning outwardly and sharing it with others. Since mourning is also an appreciation of the deceased, it should be met with beauty. venustas mortis supports opening up to a taboo but essential topic. The collection reveals the beautiful significance of death and sensitises people to a new perception of mortality.