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Furnishing Idea is the portal dedicated to the furniture and furnishing industry, designed to bring together different professionals such as architects, designers, carpenters, furniture makers and manufacturers active in the furniture market who represent the reference point in terms of innovation and quality of the product offered. On the other hand, the portal aims to provide a valid information service focused on products, projects, events and fairs and everything that revolves around the world of components, semi-finished products and accessories for the furniture industry.


The portal is divided into different sections where you can explore the different products according to different categories, get in touch with manufacturers, download catalogues to keep up with industry trends and watch videos of interviews with the best professionals and manufacturers.


In the articles section you can find all the information about the most innovative product technologies, such as furniture materials, furniture accessories and systems, furniture machinery, furniture hardware, manufactured by manufacturers with a solid experience in the field. In the companies section there is an overview of the manufacturers registered on our portal, divided by product category, where you can contact us for any request. Our portal also has a special catalogues section to allow professionals and operators in the sector to view in a practical way all the catalogues relating to the various products (furniture hardware, upholstery materials, furniture paints, etc.). In addition, to allow easy consultation of the products, our portal has reserved a product section, organized by categories, where you can find out about the technical characteristics, materials and functionality of each product. The video section, on the other hand, presents numerous video interviews given by professionals and manufacturers that report news, insights and informative content on the best technologies in the sector.


In addition, to keep you constantly informed you can also consult our Journal section which contains all the Furnishing Idea magazines dedicated to the furniture and furnishing industry, such as the edition dedicated to Sicam or Interzum, two of the most important trade fairs in the sector. The magazines can be consulted from the portal or easily downloadable in pdf format.


Thanks to the trust placed in us by many manufacturers, our portal is now recognized both nationally and internationally. In fact, there are already many internationally recognized and established companies in the sector, including the AIPEF group (Italian Flexible Expanded Polyurethanes Companies) which promotes scientific information on the use of flexible polyurethane foam in the sectors in which it is used.

‏Dry connection system Lock of Abet Laminati

Abet Laminati presented to Sicam of Pordenone an interesting latest product: Lock. It is an innovative dry connection system of laminated HPL panels and to assemble easily panels and realise laminate furniture which uses Threespine ® technology by Swedish Välinge.
‏Lock is certainly a big innovation for the furniture industry who can count on a durable and solid material like the Laminated HPL, available in all possible versions present in the wide range of decorative and finishing products by Abet Laminati, including digital printing which allows for a high degree of customisation. With a simple click, Lock system allows you to create perfectly stable and sturdy furniture, screws or other tools won’t need.


Some projects with Lock technology

‏At the stand were exhibited different achievements which make use of Lock technology, proposed both with different decors color variants of Colours collection, both with the decorations of Serigrafia 2008 collection designed by Paola Navone. In the year when we celebrate 100 years since the birth of Ettore Sottsass, it could not miss the patterns that the great artist-designer designed for Abet Laminati between the years ' 70 and ' 80, like Bacterio or Rete 2.
Abet Laminati has also presented new decors and given ample space to Polaris, the particular surface warm and soft to the touch, greatly appreciated by designers.


Ostermann Moss Surfaces: Nature in the Spotlight

Easy to work with, the natural material is available in three different shades of green and is fixed on a flexible board
Category: Panels, veneers and semi-finished products
Publication date: 04/12/2023
Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

Diafos translucent laminate by Abet Laminati: also suitable for lighting

The material becomes the protagonist, a real design tool for architects and designers
Category: Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 18/02/2022

Fiberglass panels in wood-like and stone-like fibreglass from Ostermann

Decorative walls with wood and stone effect ideal for interior design, contract and shop furnishings
Category: Panels, veneers and semi-finished products
Publication date: 12/03/2020
Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

The Solid Colours collection and the new synchronized version of the Burnt finish by Cleaf

A collection of ABS faced panels, laminates and edges for furniture and interior design
Category: Ennobled panels
Publication date: 30/10/2019
Company: Cleaf S.p.a.

Cleaf and Egger sign an important business partnership

Objective: to provide architects and interior designers with an innovative and unique service
Category: Ennobled panels
Publication date: 25/09/2019
Company: Cleaf S.p.a.

Cleaf presents C-HOUSE: ABS faced panels, laminates and edges

The many applications of furniture and interior cladding surfaces
Category: Ennobled panels
Publication date: 05/08/2019
Company: Cleaf S.p.a.

Bloom, a new sustainable technology from Arpa Industriale

Technology for the heart of Arpa HPL and FENIX NTM® materials
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 25/06/2019
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

The innovative surface Polaris of Abet Laminati

Opaque, velvety and resistant
Category: Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 04/01/2016

Sadun: Avonite, Oberflex and Sibu Design

Materials with high innovative content
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 09/03/2014