Moss FM

Moss FM works!

The result of our research and experimentation is Moss FM - the World’s first plant-powered radio. It is also...

Moss power application

Some figures on potential Photo-MFC impact

Earlier this year, we did a little hypothetical calculation to figure out what kind of difference technologies like Photo-MFCs...

Saiho-ji

Japanese Gardens

In the Western world, we often consider mosses a type of weed that we try to eliminate from our...

Moss cabin

Inflight bryophytes

Plants like mosses could have wonderful impact in extreme environments. Aside from their potential to produce cheap and environmentally...

Moss uses throughout history

Bryophytes, in particular mosses, have had myriad uses over time. Most of them we are unaware of. Here’s a small...

BPV illustration

Photo Microbial Fuel Cells and mosses as electricity generators

How do Photo-MFCs work and why are mosses so suited for it? In order to grow, plants photosynthesise -...

Moss Table

The moss story begins

In 2011, designers Carlos Peralta and Alex Driver developed the Moss Table in collaboration with biochemist Dr. Paolo Bombelli...

Phyto-Power award

With my favourite colleagues Dr. Bombelli and Ross Dennis, we have won the Energy and Lighting Showcase as part of...

Moss FM at Kingston show

Moss FM shown for the first time

Moss FM is shown for the first time, but it’s not working yet. Kingston MA in Design: Product and...