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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.

A kitchen totally designed by Franke: from the sink to the tailor-made worktop

Design and highly professional performances

Franke, a global leader in the production of high end household appliances and sinks, is the first brand in Italy to propose a truly complete kitchen system. To a wide line-up of sinks, cooktops, ovens, hoods, faucets, refrigerators and dishwashers, Franke now adds worktops made to measure, for a 100% Franke kitchen, designed to ensure highly professional performances.
A natural and harmonious addition, born of the know-how, the technological research and the undivided attention to detail that have always characterised Franke’s design and signature products.
Made from top notch materials – Solid Surface or Quartz Surface –, the new exclusive worktops by Franke meet the diversified aesthetic-functional requirements of the clientele.
Franke Solid Surface and Franke Quartz Surface: two materials, two languages to give shape to a kitchen that is beautiful, functional and perfectly coordinated. Hygienic and resistant to bacteria, UV rays, heat and impact, they are also versatile and highly personalisable as well as easy to clean: two materials featuring unique properties resulting in exceptional, long-lasting performances and making life in the kitchen easier and more enjoyable.
Hot formed with heat welding techniques, Franke Solid Surface make it possible to create organic and personalised shapes, made to measure with maximum accuracy.
Characterised by extreme resistance and ductility, Franke Solid surface tops can also be repaired and restored to their original beauty if they get damaged. Elegant, safe and extraordinarily silky to the touch, Franke Solid is a non porous, bacteria-resistant material obtained from a blend of natural elements and acrylic components. So versatile they can be perfectly integrated with the sinks, Franke Solid Surface tops stand out on account of their smooth and translucent appearance and striking colour effects. These features make it possible to create surfaces made to measure and coordinated with the appliances, starting precisely from the colours: from the elegant Pure White to the deep Midnight Black, through the delicate nuances of Beige and Touch of Grey. 14 variants, equally refined and appealing, specially designed to ensure maximum personalisation.
Functional, good looking and easy to work on: the new Franke Quartz Surface worktops have unique properties in terms of both hygiene and resistance to stains, impact and, most importantly, heat. Quartz, in fact, is one of the hardest minerals, ensuring high standards of service and an exceptionally long service life. Born of Frank’s know-how and cutting-edge technology, the new tops ensure outstanding performances and an appearance that is natural and yet highly refined. Besides the dark and stylish colour hues, such as Black Slate, Coffee Beans (also matte) and Brown Soil, lighter and more luminous variants, such White Cloud, Diamond White and Temple White, are also proposed. A palette of 19 glossy and matte colours enables you create a worktop made to measure for your needs, enhancing the personality and the appeal of your kitchen.
Thanks to the versatility of these two exceptional materials – Franke Solid Surface and Franke Quartz Surface – Franke today can offer its clientele washbasins, shower trays and bathtubs made to
measure, as well as floors and wall coverings, so as to bring to the bathroom environment its elegant, highly sophisticated design, and its unending search for aesthetic-functional excellence.