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Texture takes centre stage at Milan fair

The inspirational Salone del Mobile is a feast for the senses

1st May, 2016
The Hermès exhibit at the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan

After 78,000 steps (thank you Fitbit), two blisters, a pair of new shoes and a touch of sunburn, I feel I only caught a glimpse of Milan design week. Such is the enormity of Salone del Mobile, which is the largest high-end furniture fair in the world, covering over 230,000 square metres, that I could have gone again the next day and seen a whole host of new exhibitors.

The furniture fair even took over the city,...

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