Designer ‘Moss’ dreams of opening own studio
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Designer ‘Moss’ dreams of opening own studio

Peter “Moss” Sousa working on a mural at the new Inspire Café (Photograph supplied) Bermudians love to give each other nicknames. When Peter Sousa worked in a local hardware store, a co-worker dubbed him “Pete Moss”. “He would say, ‘a rolling stone gathers no moss’,” said the 23-year-old. Mr Sousa didn’t completely understand the logic, but he liked the nickname so much that in January, he called his new creative design brand “Moss”. And when he’s working on a piece of art, he signs it “Pete Moss”. “I didn’t want to use my own name on my art,” he said. “I wanted to have an alter ego”. He fell into creative design while studying computer science in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, a few years ago. Mr Sousa always imagined himself going into video game design, but also had a passion for art and design and almost anything visually creative. A stranger on the internet e-mailed him after seeing digital artwork Mr Sousa had posted on his Instagram page. “They asked me if I could do the logo design,” he said. “I made up a logo, sent it over and got paid. I thought this is pretty good.” He returned […]

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