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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...

  • Seven shops gutted in Landhi market blaze

    KARACHI: At least seven shops were gutted as fire broke out in a timber market in Landhi area of Karachi on Wednesday evening, according to officials...

    The market mostly contained shops selling wooden stuff and mats, causing the fire to spread rapidly...

  • NHA razes shops along KKH amid traders’ protest

    ABBOTTABAD: The National Highway Authority assisted by the district administration on Tuesday started an anti-encroachment drive on the Karakoram Highway from Muslimabad to Salhad here in connection with widening of the road, bulldozing at least 15 shops and cabins and removing hoardings and signboards amid resistance by the shop owners...

    The shop owners alleged they were not served prior notice by either the NHA or the district...

  • Primary school being run in rented shops

    Students in Swat village demand school buildingThe school has no building for which two shops along the dusty road have been rented where 90 students of six classes from class-I to fifth sit and get education...

    “My brother pay the monthly rent of the two shops for the school,” said Mohammad Roshan, a resident of Sherabad village...

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