Monthly archives: January 2012

Kanye West to launch
design company

Dezeen Wire:
rapper Kanye West has announced via his Twitter feed - @kanyewest - that he is to launch a design company named DONDA, which will be formed of creative thinkers from different industries.

The musician claims to be assembling a team that will include architects, designers and directors and has appealed for anyone interested to contact him at

Click here to see more stories about Kanye West, including renders of his apartment from five years ago.

Dezeen Platform:
Thomas Feichtner

Dezeen Platform: Thomas Feichtner

Dezeen Platform: in this movie filmed at Dezeen Space, Viennese designer Thomas Feichtner talks about One Crystal Chandelier and Drawing Lamp, the two lighting designs he exhibited as part of our micro-exhibition Dezeen Platform. The first is a chandelier with a single crystal, while the second is a task lamp that can be balanced in two different positions. Read more about this project here »