A$AP Rocky Enters the Inside Design House With a Life-Sized Cactus in Collaboration With Gufram

December 18, 2022 by No Comments

This previous weekend in Miami discovered A$AP Rocky posing not alongside Rihanna however one other being round her peak: a human-sized, toadstool-covered cactus. The recording artist selected Design Miami’s future-themed version because the venue to launch Hommemade, his “furnishings inside design studio,” making the polyurethane plant on show the primary of what seems to be many trippy objects to return.

“That is the primary collaboration from my Hommemade decor studio,” Rocky stated in a press release, “and since I’ve at all times advocated for mushrooms it was solely proper that we made a cactus.” And he didn’t cease there. Alongside together with his collaborator, Gufram, he positioned the numerous succulents and fungi in a makeshift forest below an idyllic blue sky, full with ceramic flowers. 

A$AP Rocky’s Shroom CACTUS® (2022), made in collaboration with Gufram. Courtesy of Gufram.

We’ve seen loads of cacti from Gufram over time. The influential Italian furnishings producer has been producing variations of what’s formally often known as CACTUS® for half a century, initially designed by Guido Drocco and Franco Mello in 1972. Miami can also be enjoying host to Gufram’s Andy Warhol Basis cactus collaboration.

A$AP Rocky’s purpose with Hommemade—“to create items that defy normalcy, encourage creativity, and guarantee consolation”—neatly aligns with these of his collaborator, which first broke boundaries within the Nineteen Seventies and most not too long ago based the Italian Radical Design Group with Memphis Milano. 

No phrase but what else is to return from Hommemade past its nine-edition sculptural debut. And if a cactus as a furniture-slash-interior-design object is any indication, who is aware of what else Rocky has in retailer. 

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