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 contactDONDA@gmail.com.
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The stairwell ascending through the centre of this Tokyo house is illuminated from a skylight and glows through translucent glass partitions. More
Dezeen Platform: Dutch designers Merel Sloother, Liat Azulay and Pieter Frank de Jong talk about their prototype for a bicycle that plays records on its wheels as you ride, in this movie that we filmed at our micro-exhibition Dezeen Platform.