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  • Award-winning Australian floral designer displays skills

    KARACHI: Award-winning floral designer from Australia Mark Pampling on Friday participated in a floral demonstration titled ‘Structured Harmony’ where different decorative techniques were discussed and exhibited in the midst of floral enthusiasts...

    Mark Pampling came first in 2014 when he was declared Fusion Flowers International Designer of the Year...

  • Fashion designer Deepak Perwani among new MQM-P members

    The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) held a press conference on Sunday to announce the addition of new faces to the party, including renowned fashion designer Deepak Perwani and other members of the civil society...

    "Introducing the designer, Sattar joked, "Having him [in the party] will solve the Rabita Committee's problems on Eid...

  • Fashion designer Deepak Parwani, other notables join MQM-P

    KARACHI: A former senior bureaucrat and a well-known fashion designer were among over a dozen noted persons who joined the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan on Sunday...

    Former Karachi Port Trust chairman Javed Hanif, fashion designer Deepak Parwani and others announced joining the party at a press conference held at a playground adjacent to the MQM’s temporary headquarters in Bahadurabad...

  • British designer growing trees into furniture

    WIRKSWORTH: Deep in the English countryside, there’s a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing...

    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
  • Designer babies: UN panel warns against 'editing human DNA'

    UNITED NATIONS: Warning that rapid advances in genetics make 'designer babies' an increasing possibility, a United Nations panel called for a moratorium on editing the human genome, pending wider public debate lest changes in DNA be transmitted to future generations or foster eugenics...

    Gene therapy could be a watershed in the history of medicine and genome editing is unquestionably one of the most promising undertakings of science...

  • Tokyo 2020 logo designer apologises

    TOKYO: The designer of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics logo has apologised after admitting his team traced the designs used for a Suntory promotion campaign, as he faces plagiarism allegations over the Games design...

    Besieged designer Kenjiro Sano made the apology on Friday after withdrawing some designs created for the drinks giant following claims that there might be copyright problems...

  • PRA seals designer’s outlet

    LAHORE: An enforcement team of the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) sealed on Saturday renowned fashion designer Hassan Sheheryar Yasin’s (HSY) outlet on Ali Zeb Road in Gulberg-III after an FBR officer allegedly manhandled a monitoring official and a journalist...

    A day earlier, the PRA had deputed monitoring staff at the outlet after failing to receive tax returns from the designer...

  • Tokyo fashion week opens with show by US designer

    TOKYO: Tokyo fashion week opened on Monday with a show by a US designer, an arrangement observers say underlines the absence of local labels on the world stage despite Japan’s reputation for the edgiest streetwear...

    “There is no shortage of design talent in Japan,” said Akiko Shinoda, director of international affairs at Japan Fashion Week Organisation, which is responsible for the event...

  • Of high street brands, designer showcases and voile shows

    Next, designer Dur-i-Shahwar with her label DSS showed The Queen of Hearts, a tribute to Lady Diana Spencer in deep red, coffee gold and solid black with layering and motif details...

    Khaadi Khaas opened Day Three’s evening designer showcase with Translucent inspired by the “asymmetrical form of nature; where each element is unique on its own yet as a whole looks alike...

  • In fashion: A designer to watch out for

    “Why is it that one must first get international acclaim before your own people begin to give you any recognition? Newcomers need a lot of support and guidance but don’t always get it...

    I started working here in 2008 but was struggling in oblivion until an international icon saw my collection online...

  • Burkini bans good for sales: Australian designer

    SYDNEY: Burkini bans in France have boosted sales and interest in the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit, particularly from non-Muslim women, the Australian credited with creating the design said Tuesday...

    The burkini has sparked huge controversy in France, with bans in 15 towns in the country's southeast amid high tensions following a string of deadly terror attacks
  • Indonesian designer’s hijab collection proves divisive

    JAKARTA: An Indonesian Muslim designer has drawn global attention with a collection featuring hijabs combined with glittering gowns and flowing tunics, defying conservative critics in her homeland who say the outfits are not modest enough...

    The 30-year-old, who was the first Indonesian designer to have her own show at the event, won praise from fashion critics around the world, which she said was “totally unexpected”...

  • Belgium designer to take IOC to court

    BRUSSELS: A Belgian designer of a logo said on Thursday he will take the International Olympic Committee to court over plagiarising one of his designs for the 2020 Tokyo games...

    ”Designer Olivier Debie begged to differ...

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