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 d├ęcor for the dutch pavilion with intriguing dutch design, fashion and photography.