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THE VERTEX COLLECTION

First launched internationally in January 2021, The Vertex is one of the pioneering geometrical terrariums that features intricate moss wall arrangements within a confined space, offering an unparalleled viewing experience for both desk and home enthusiasts.

Luxury Moss Wall (S)

Flanked by steep humongous vertical limestone walls covered by a variety of ferns and mosses, the entrance to Deer Cave in Gunung Mulu National Park in Sarawak could easily be mistaken to be home to giants and dragons. Some mosses like those growing on cave walls favour vertical surfaces because the temperature difference between the ground and the air in the morning causes condensation. Still, excess moisture runs off into the streams below. This way, the moss receives the optimal amount of moisture it needs and can dry out & receive nourishing sunlight each morning. As such, cave entrances are particularly loved by mosses, but you will hardly find any further in where the sun doesn't shine. Just as it took millions of years for underground streams and rivers to naturally carve out the large system of caves mentioned, it took the team behind TerraLiving years of cultivation, experimentation, and grooming the humble moss to be able to display it elegantly whilst bringing a touch of age and character to our art form. The current Vertex design showcases a lush carpet of ZERO Moss at the base flanked by two steep vertical walls of moss to give a miniaturized abstract cross-sectional slice of a mossy cavern. So, as you stare into The Vertex and wonder about its hidden secrets, let your imagination run free and project yourself standing within the cavernous chambers of Deer Cave, looking at the lush mossy carpets adorning its walls whilst listening to the tranquil sounds of trickling stream water and chirping crickets; far removed from the cares of everyday life.

Natural Moss Wall

Echoing the intricate textures and organic growth patterns of Malayan rainforest tree bark, "The Vertex ZERO (S) - Natural Moss Wall" variant expresses our dedication to natural harmony.

This creation embodies our commitment to organic elegance, all brought to life within TerraLiving's lab in Malaysia.

Moss Wall - Heart of Forest

Our "Heart of Forest" variant draws inspiration from the breathtaking beauty of the Malayan Rainforest. Our aim is not just to mirror its beauty but to encapsulate its very essence within the intricate details of our terrariums. To mirror this natural wonder, we meticulously arrange a medley of preserved wood roots and vibrant, maintenance-free ZERO Moss into a sleek, vertical glass vessel designed for the modern desktop. Crafting this masterpiece is more complex than it might seem. It required years of hands-on experience, unwavering dedication, and innovative problem-solving from our team. First launched in March 2021, we've since been committed to enhancing this collection, introducing mysterious and new moss species to reflect the changing seasons, each with a unique aesthetic allure. From our early beginnings to our aspirations for the future, the opportunity to share this world of creativity with our discerning fans who value the nuances of art has been and remains a realized dream.

The Vertex - R

"The Vertex-R" terrarium captures the intricate balance between ZERO moss and 3D-printed tessellated "R-stones", all set within a sleek, geometric glass case. The crisp, geometric lines of the R-stones and the glass symbolize the passage of time. At the same time, the "R" in "The Vertex-R" stands for renewal, underscoring the terrarium's theme of time's unending cycle. Tessellation, an artful process of dividing and rearranging elements to fit seamlessly like puzzle pieces, is at the heart of "The Vertex-R" terrarium. Here, our design philosophy revolves around exploring tessellations, using them as a foundational element in many of our creations, including the segmented geometric designs of glass vessels. With the help of specialized design software, our designers set specific tessellation parameters, resulting in unique, 3D-printed structures that perfectly align with the moss wall's contours in "The Vertex-R".