Moss has always been one of my favorite plants. Singly it’s a small, unassuming thing. En masse it’s a rich carpet of green, plush under the toes and vibrant to the eyes. It is also among the most archetypal of plants; the garden of faeries, it lines the avenues of enchantment. Yet it also symbolizes decay or the reclaiming by Nature of that which was made by man.
No wonder then, that this tactile, vivid, evocative plant should inspire new heights of creativity. I particularly admire the dramatic installations of artists such as Anna Garforth, or the ceramic “pods” by Mineo Mizuno, or the Eco Street Art by Edina Tokodi. But the more intimate applications for house and even, body, can be equally breathtaking.
detail “The New Economics” by Anna Garforth. For a DIY on this project see Design Mom.