Maria Aslam’s book on interior designs named as “Interior Designs of Pakistan Volume 01” was launched by Pakistan Institute of Interior Designer at Indus Valley School of Arts and Archtecture.
This event was attended by gaints of Pakistans interior design industry, celebrities, socialites, students and media members from digital, print and electronic side.
A look at the varied body of work by both senior and junior interior designers and architects of Pakistan, with brilliant composition by Arshad Faruqui, it was no wonder that the book elicited great interest within the architect and and interior designer fraternity.
Guest were treated to talks by senior members of interior design industry who spoke in length about growth and evolution of interior designs and architecture in Pakistan and praised the work done by Maria Aslam in her debut book.
Danish Zuby one of the senior most interior designer of Pakistan, highlighted the evolution of and growth of interior design and architecture in Pakistan and praised the work done by Maria Aslam in her debut book.
Shahid Abdullah who forms one half of the architectural practice by the name of Arshad Shahid Abdullah with his brother, spoke at length about the book and the birth place of architecture in post-partition Pakistan.
Naheed Mashooqullah addressed the guests and talked about design philosophy and how architects of yesteryears affect the designs of today, and the role of book would play for future designers.
Last but not least, Maria Aslam the creative force behind the book Interior Designs of Pakistan Volume 01 took to the stage and elaborated on her inspiration and hard work that went into creating the book.
She also explained the fact that the book is ideal not just for interior designers but also for anyone with even a casual interest in architecture and interior designs. Talks by the author and the senior architects and senior interior designers were illuminating and kept the audience captive.
The evening concluded with the book signing by author where subject of conversation ranged from architecture to design philosophies to future of this industry.
All in all the evening was a classy and intellectual affair and certainly engaged the interest of all the attendees.