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Saudi Gaudy Style

Since I moved to KSA, many times I have heard the ornate formal styles preferred by most Saudis referred to as “Saudi Gaudy.” This would be a typical example of that. Lots of intricate fancy details, almost too elegant to … Continue reading

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Saudi Old-Style Seating

The old-style seating arrangements in Saudi Arabia consist of upholstered cushions which are placed on the floor and lined up along the walls and the center of the room is left completely open. Cushions are also placed standing up along … Continue reading

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A Place to Rest

Seeing old discarded furniture like this is a fairly common sight here. This old couch is used by the camel herders out in the desert. You can see old furniture like this outside many apartment buildings and small businesses. The … Continue reading

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Cool Table

This really cool small glass table in a computer shop caught my eye. I love the base which lights up and mimics the Eiffel Tower.

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Caretaker’s Chair

One thing that I see quite frequently here in Jeddah is old living room furniture, usually couches or chairs, that are used for outdoor seating by the caretakers of residential buildings. Not much chance for it to be ruined by … Continue reading

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