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  • Exhibition blurs line between ‘art’ and ‘furniture’

    ISLAMABAD: The Satrang Gallery at Serena Hotel has expanded its repertoire of innovative exhibitions by featuring the work of Muzafar Mohiuddin, who crafted extraordinary pieces of furniture – each an objet d’art in its own right...

    For the first time Satrang Gallery showcased modern furniture and the talented young designer, in an exhibit titled ‘Dissonance’, saying: “Even though muted in a gray scale, every piece speaks volumes of...

  • British designer growing trees into furniture

    Around 150 armchairs, 100 lampshades and other items including mirror frames are being grown out of the ground in a highly unusual adventure in furniture design...

    The daily duties involve groundkeeping and going round the furniture with secateurs...

  • Tokyo’s famed Hotel Okura auctions furniture, memorabilia

    The operator of the prestigious 53-year-old hotel said furniture and other items are being auctioned off, including pieces from the top-notch Imperial and Royal suites...

    “We had many customers asking about the fate of the furniture before closing the main wing,” an Okura spokeswoman said...

  • Ban on furniture imports sought

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) on Thursday asked the government to impose a ban on imports of furniture items to fully exploit potential of the local industry...

    PFC Chief Executive Mian Muhammad Kashif Ashfaq, in a press statement, said the local manufacturers were facing challenges due to heavy imports of furniture mainly from China...

  • Keeping the art of cane furniture alive

    Even though demand for it has shrunk with the arrival of lightweight wooden furniture, cane furniture is still sought after by many twin cities’ residents, most of whom travel to the cane wood market near Chak Madad Khan Bridge...

    Here, many shops still sell cane furniture painstakingly woven by artistans into sofa sets, rocking chairs, swings, tables and baskets and more...

  • Shangla school gets new furniture

    SHANGLA: Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of the Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, has provided furniture to a school where he received his primary education about 40 years ago...

    Mubarak Hussain, a teacher, said providing furniture as payback initiative seemed small but it had big impact on the studies of children...

  • Rockets hit UN’s office in S. Arabia

    RIYADH: A building in southern Saudi Arabia used by United Nations staff to monitor ceasefire violations in Yemen was damaged by rocket fire on Monday...

    Saudi Arabia and its allies have carried out thousands of bombing raids in Yemen since March 2015 in a campaign to try to restore the ousted internationally recognised government of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi...

  • Air strikes hit Yemen airports, S. Arabia mulls over ceasefire

    SANAA: Heavy Saudi-led air strikes targeted several airports on Monday across Yemen even as the kingdom’s foreign minister said officials were considering a ceasefire to allow aid into the Arab world’s poorest country, while Senegal announced it would be contributing troops to back the Saudi-led coalition...

    In the southern city of Aden, more than 150 air strikes hit the city’s airport, witnesses and security officials said...

  • Saudi Arabia bans Iran's Mahan Air from flying into Kingdom

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has banned Iran's Mahan Air from flying into the Kingdom as tensions between the two middle eastern powers remain high...

    Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted civil aviation official Ebrahim Moradi on Tuesday as saying Iranian airlines currently have no flights to Saudi Arabia and would use different routes to fly to Africa...

  • UN body asks S. Arabia to end air strikes in Yemen

    UNITED NATIONS: The Saudi air strikes in Yemen have killed some 1,248 children during conflict that has been highlighted by a UN human rights committee which urged Saudi Arabia to “put an end to the air stri­kes” against its southern neighbour...

    The recommendation was addres­sed to Saudi Arabia by the UN Com­m­ittee on the rights of the Child, which also issued concluding observations on Benin, El Salva­dor, Lao People’s...

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