A$AP Rocky is getting into the interiors area with the announcement of his latest enterprise: Hommemade, a homeware model and design studio. And what higher option to step foot into the trade than with an enormous mushroom-infused cactus, which is at present on show at Artwork Miami. The rapper has by no means shied away from his curiosity in hallucinogenic medicine—he was included within the 2020 documentary Have a Good Journey: Adventures in Psychedelics and spoke with Billboard in 2015 about his varied drug-fueled experiences all through the years—so the mushroom portion of his first design isn’t all that shocking. The cactus, alternatively, comes courtesy of the musician’s collaborator: Italian model Gufram, identified for its iconic cactus decor initially designed in 1972.
The set up, which is designed as a reinterpretation of Gufram’s traditional cactus, appears like a vivid inexperienced utopian forest with the outsized shroom cactus at its heart. Along with serving as an announcement for A$AP Rocky’s new enterprise, the collaboration additionally helps have fun the fiftieth anniversary of the Gufram cactus, which was designed in 1972 by Guido Drocco and Franco Mello. This new iteration, although nonetheless massive, inexperienced, and prickly, additionally consists of hand-painted mushrooms “rising” everywhere in the trunk and ft. Miami guests can stroll via the mushroom forest on a grass-like carpet with dozens of ceramic flowers scattered about, all of the whereas underneath a supernaturally staged blue sky flecked with fluffy clouds, as the 2 manufacturers described the set up in a joint press launch.