News: in this movie interview filmed for a documentary about Rem Koolhaas, rapper Kanye West talks about working with the architect's firm OMA on a seven-screen cinema to show his first film and reveals that he's working on a second movie. More
News: the scornful response to Kanye West's recent pronouncements on architecture is part of the "long history of making fun of black people" in America, according to an African-American design student organisation. More
Kanye West was in the news last week for venting his creative frustration, but he isn't the only celebrity who wants to be a designer - Pharrell Williams, Brad Pitt, Vanilla Ice and even Buzz Aldrin have had a go at furniture and lighting. With varying degrees of success... More
News: Generation X author Douglas Coupland has followed fellow celebrities Vanilla Ice, Brad Pitt and Pharrell Williams and designed a range of furniture, unveiling a collection of Japanese-inspired pieces. More
Here are photos of the full collection of furniture designed by actor Brad Pitt, which features a dozen pieces including a bed, tables, chairs and a marble bathtub (+ slideshow). More
Dezeen Wire: American musician Moby has started a personal blog documenting architecture in Los Angeles. The artist says it's "a daily (or weekly) collection of some of the random and strange and banal and beautiful architecture I see" - see it for yourself here.
Other musicians interested in architecture and design include Ice Cube, who was filmed explaining how architects Charles and Ray Eames inspire him, and Kanye West, who announced plans to launch a design collaborative earlier this year.
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 [email protected].
Click here to see more stories about Kanye West, including renders of his apartment from five years ago.
Dezeenwire: Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am has been appointed by technology company Intel as director of creative innovation. The rapper will be involved in the development of new technologies involving music and visuals and is reportedly also working on music specially for the brand. More
They seem to be popular, so here are some more celeb-designed products from Habitat's VIP for Kids range. More
You've been googling it so here it is: astronaut Buzz Aldrin's design for Habitat's new VIP for Kids range. More