What stories will you inherit?

At Plantain, we transform your life story into beautiful and individualised books.

Tell your life story in beautiful, unique books and digital heirlooms.

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Recording your story (or that of your loved one) is the perfect gift for all: the greatest tribute to those who've come before you, and an invaluable investment for future generations.

Our team of expert interviewers, researchers, writers, illustrators, and designers assure your story is brought to life, in your voice, and complemented with outstanding design. We help you capture the stories before it’s too late and they begin to disappear.

To date, we have crafted books and heirlooms for individuals, families, and companies.


One of the best investments I ever made... its effects will last for generations to come...
— Sandra Perkins



Meet Plantain

Connecting 149 Generations Across 28 Countries.

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We believe that by celebrating and sharing our personal (hi)stories, we help create a more connected and dignified world.

Our love for personal stories and culture, for innovation and craftsmanship, means that we set out to create a keepsake as special and unique as your story, every single time.

Our focus is on building long-term relationships and our expertise and personal service are geared toward ensuring a process that is as effortless as it is enjoyable for you.


The process has been so satisfying and collegial that I have and will continue to recommend Plantain to my friends and colleagues... You are the best!
— Paula Madison Wiliams - CEO, Madison Media Management



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Capture the stories before it’s too late

At Plantain, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to celebrate their story, beautifully. All of our projects are tailored to suit specific needs and budgets, so click on the button below to request a free consultation for yourself.