The subject of uncountable, free and often equivocal interprétations, Cactus is the icon of Italian design that revolutionized the domestic landscape.
Made in flexible polyuréthane, Gufram's Cactus is soft and thornless. This hall tree with four cantilever arms is almost as tall as a person, and looks like an ironie totem that personifies the grit, imagination, and humour of design in the Seventies. Able to gather ail the attention upon itself, it frees itself form functionalism at ail costs, because it can fulfil its function or be used as an ornamental element.
It was created in 1972 and since the beginning it has questioned the static and rigid world of the interior design project. Made entirely by hand, each piece is unique: as a matter of fact, the 2165 bosses that characterize its surface are finished by hand one by one by specialized workers and later painted with Guflac, the spécial and unique paint patented by Gufram that makes it possible to make polyuréthane look like leather while maintaining its flexibility and softness.
Green, white, red, blue and even multicolour, over the years Cactus has been produced in several colours for as many limited and numbered éditions that hâve now become objects of cuit, so much so that they hâve been on exhibit in the most important muséums of the world, such as the Triennale in Milano, the National Art Muséum of China in Pecking, and the Barbican in London.
Cactus is the icon of Italian design that has revolutionized the domestic landscape. Made of flexible polyuréthane this hall tree with four cantilever arms is as tall as a person and looks like an ironie totem.