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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...

  • PSL: ‘Peshawar is close to my heart,’ says team owner Javed Afridi

    “A franchise cricket team in Pakistan carries enormous potential both in terms of ROI (Return on Investment) and ROO (Return on Objective),” says Javed Afridi, CEO-HNR Company (Haier Manufacturing Unit)...

    ”What makes him upbeat, Javed Afridi says, is Pakistan’s “burgeoning middle class” that makes it “the second biggest market in cricket” with a 200-million population...

  • NBP president, Javed Kayani record statements before NAB in Sharif, Dar references

    National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmed and Javed Kayani, a friend of Nawaz Sharif, appeared before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigation team in Lahore on Monday to record their statements in the ongoing references against Ishaq Dar's assets and the Sharifs' Avenfield properties in London, DawnNews reported...

    The combined investigation team also questioned Javed Kayani for his alleged involvement in the...

  • Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal appointed NAB chairman

    The government on Sunday issued a notification confirming the appointment of retired justice Javed Iqbal as chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), DawnNews reported...

    The notification announcing the appointment of Javed Iqbal was issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice...

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