salone del mobile – the dutch pavilion 2019

after 5 years of scouting for a suitable location finally the day has come in 2016. a dutch design pavilion arises during the salone del mobile in milan. uniquole is initiator, curator and organiser and collaborates closely with the dutch embassy, the consulate-general and the milanese chamber of commerce. the initiative has been listed on the calendar of the network of international enterprise of the netherlands enterprising agency.

titled masterly – the dutch in milano, dutch designers, artisan companies and design agencies present themselves at the centre of milan. at the fascinating palazzo francesco turati the dutch pavillion arises with the best design and artisan craftsmanship the netherlands has to offer. excellent dutch design, fashion and photography with a soul and its own identity.
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palazzo francesco turati

during the salone del mobile the dutch pavilion is situated at palazzo francesco turati. the palace was built between 1873 and 1876 at the request of count francesco turati, a well-respected tradesman. architect enrico combi designed and built the stunning neo renaissance palace, at the heart of the milanese town centre in walking distance of the dom. the perfectly situated historical spaces of the palazzo are distinguished by beautifully inlaid wooden floors, marble doors

and ornaments in gold lustre, wall panelling in velvet and silk and wonderful hand carved panelling. this makes the palazzo a perfect match to the unique method of uniquole where combinations of historic and contemporary design are at the core of museum exhibitions. the stunning refurbished italian craftsmanship and the beautiful contemporary spaces form an amazing décor for the dutch pavilion with intriguing dutch design, fashion and photography.

> 100 dutch business and designers

during the salone del mobile the dutch pavillion is a beacon of sublime design quality, artisan craftsmanship and innovation. a bundling of forces which draw attention and publicity. with a museum exhibition and presentations that stand out in the mecca of design, milan. more than 100 designers and businesses are present in the entirely refurbished palazzo francesco turati.

work by individual designers is presented in coherence with the breath taking museum exhibition with the signature style of the presentation in oranienbaum palace and paleis het loo. also exhibiting are the businesses and design agencies who advocate solid design and craftsmanship with individual presentations. the connecting passageways showcase outstanding dutch photography.

press conference masterly: april 8th 2019

in collaboration with the dutch embassy, the consulate general and the milanese chamber of commerce the press conference take place on the 8th of april 2019. all selected designers and businesses will be present here. specifically for

all participants of the dutch pavilion several match making meetings are organised. if you wish to stay informed on these meetings and/or wish to receive press releases at an earlier stage, please send an email to or