Hardware for furniture, upholstery, kitchen, coatings and furnishing systems.

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.

‏FIMA Carlo Frattini presents the new galvanic zero-impact system

FIMA Carlo Frattini, a leading company in production of taps and accessories, founded his business activity on three values that summarise the design philosophy: #Green #Quality #Design.
‏The company has an eco-friendly approach, powered with auto-generated energy and manufacturing products safe for health and with a low environmental impact.
‏The production department also is now equipped with a new galvanic zero-impact system
‏ single in the sector of taps and fittings in Italy.


‏The new galvanic zero-impact system by Fima Carlo Frattini

‏The galvanic system of Fima Carlo Frattini, fully mechanised and realised using the latest technology, is totally green thanks to the use of trivalent chromium, which different to hexavalent chromium, is completely free of carcinogens and safe for health and the environment. In addition, there are both scrupulous programs and ecological closed-loop treatments able to clean with special resins waters used both processes that reduce scrap rates. 
‏The use of trivalent chromium provides a great form of respect for the environment and human health,  it also better quality of the product.
‏The system of 44 galvanic bath tubs, located within the company's innovative manufacturing hub, is able to realise the finishes chrome, Black Chrome, nickel and gold.
‏This important investment confirms the strong sensitivity of the company towards environmental sustainability without sacrificing the quality of products, made from the finest materials and technology in order to ensure a daily use unaffected by the passage of time.


Design Economy 2020: the report produced by Fondazione Symbola, Deloitte and POLI.design

The Report aims to highlight the value of design for the competitiveness of the national production system
Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 30/11/2020

GreenItaly 2019 Report: the Wood - Furniture system confirms its leadership in sustainability

The Report shows an acceleration towards the green of the Italian entrepreneurial system
Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 21/11/2019

Success for interzum 2019 with 74,000 visitors from all over the world

Excellent presence of Italian exhibitors with 330 companies on 22,176 square meters
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 11/06/2019
Company: Interzum - Koelnmesse GmbH

The new BIO water-based wood varnishes Iridea by Ica are protagonists at the Fuorisalone

The “IDEA - The Design Supermarket” exhibition at Superstudio Più
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 11/04/2018

Category: Trade associations
Publication date: 30/11/2017