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  • Decorating children’s bedroom

    Believe it or not, but your child’s bedroom plays an important part in shaping his / her personality...

    Making your children’s bedroom an inspirational and creative place isn’t a daunting task at all; in fact, it can be extremely fun...

  • 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...

  • The dying art of Kashmiri furniture making

    These artists were popular for their walnut wood carved items including coffee tables, chairs, settees, sideboards, mirror frames, tables, lamp shades, bed sets, jewellery boxes and other items...

    Most Kashmiri furniture have roses, leaves of the chinaar tree, sumbal or lotus carved on them...

  • 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...

  • SC sets aside order of banning heavy vehicles’ movement in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the Sindh High Court’s order of banning the round-the-clock movement of heavy vehicles in Karachi...

    The bench issued notices to the secretaries of the transport department and local government, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, Karachi Development Authority, Defence Housing Authority, Clifton Cantonment Board and the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency to file their comments on the...

  • FBR sets new prices for real estate in Islamabad, Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday issued the notification announcing the newly set property prices in Islamabad and Karachi...

    According to the notification, Karachi has been divided into nine categories and residential and commercial plots have been assigned different prices...

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