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Karachi, 1991

Karachi, 1991

1991, FOUR CRAFTSMEN, A RENTED GARAGE, AND THE FAITH THAT FURNITURE DESIGN STILL LEAVES A LOT TO BE DESIRED, WE BEGAN...

1990

kalamkaar opens a small workshop in lahore.

we spend a year focusing on our product, and working on our design.

WE decided to DISTINGUISH ourselves IN THE WORLD OF FURNITURE THROUGH our unique design, inspired from our south asian heritage.

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1991

kalamkaar opens their first showroom in clifton, karachi.

The thought behind opening in karachi instead of lahore, our home city, was to open in a bustling port city with international exposure.

1992-1995

kalamkaar experiences an explosion of growth, opening franchises in dubai, venice, los angeles, muscat, jeddah, new jersey, toronto. in addition to that we begin supplying furniture to james adams in the uk.

2003

kalamkaar shifts its five workshops into four acre, purpose built workshop in lahore. with it we also open our 10,000 sq ft flagship showroom in lahore, marking our entrance into the lahori furniture market.

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2008

we open our first mall outlet in mall of lahore, one of the largest shopping malls in the country at the time with over 70 stores.

2015

Kalamkaar is awarded the best export brand trophy by shehbaz sharif, the chief minister of punjab.

2016

Kalamkaar is awarded the best export brand trophy for the second consecutive year.

2017

We open a showroom in packages mall in lahore, one of the country’s largest malls with hundreds of stores.

2018

Kalamkaar is awarded the prime minister’s business achievment trophy by Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the prime minister of pakistan.

THROUGHOUT THESE YEARS we here at kalamkaar HAVE BEEN fortunate ENOUGH to work with brand like harrods, selfridges, colefax and fowler, we also worked with the royal family of dubai, stars like adnan sami, asha bohsle, REKHA, AND EVEN BRITNEY SPEARS.




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