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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...

  • Karachi International Book Fair begins tomorrow

    KARACHI: The 13th Karachi International Book Fair organised by the Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association (PPBSA) in collaboration with the National Book Foundation will begin on Dec 7 and close on Dec 11 at the Expo Centre...

    In the beginning it had sought help from the media to arrange a book fair of international standard in the country...

  • ‘International moot to help project soft image of Karachi’

    KARACHI: Mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhtar on Tuesday said the international building and construction industry exhibition titled Build Asia Exhibition 2016 would send a positive image of Karachi to the rest of the world and help the metropolis to emerge among the world’s modern progressive cities in coming years...

    Organisers said the three-day exhibition had been organised by the Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan with support from...

  • International ships may soon stop visiting Karachi port due to widespread pollution, Senate body told

    The Senate's Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs was informed on Tuesday that international ships may soon stop visiting the Karachi seaport due to the rising amount of pollution in the coastal region...

    In a briefing on the matter, the committee was told that Karachi receives around 500 million gallons of water every day and subsequently, an equal quantity of polluted water is dumped into the sea on a daily basis...

  • CM asks Sethi to hold international matches in Karachi

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah gave a green signal to Chairman PCB Najam Sethi on Tuesday to hold international cricket matches in Karachi following the Pakistan Super League final, to be played here on March 25...

    Sethi, who called on the chief minister here at the CM House on Tuesday, thanked him for his unflinching support in holding the PSL final in Karachi...

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