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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 luxury collection for interior design

Alcantara, the company that produces and sells the homonymous Made in Italy material, presented at Deco Off, the important “rendez-vous“ in Paris for international interior designers and textile publishers, a new luxury collection dedicated to the world of furniture.
Acqua Collecion is inspired to this primary element in its deeper symbolic meanings: water as a living force, purification, transformation. Translataed into thirteen elegant proposed it changes, it becomes smooth, shiny, iridescent, light, revealing patterns and shades that recall the varied nuances of the marine environment.
The elegant work - weaves and tricot, laser-cut motifs, precious plates and prints combined with embroidery, give rise to proposals that interpret the water element, drawing inspiration from mythological figures or related to it elements. The palette of the collection moves from soft shades of ivory and sand, up to blue, to surprise with unexpected hints of turquoise.
The result of a unique and owned technology, Alcantara® is a material of absolute vanguard, capable of guaranteeing aesthetic, technical and sensory performances that no other material can offer. Obtained through an unrivaled sophisticated industrial process, the recipe is still secret, Alcantara embodies the new paradigm of contemporary lifestyle, characterizing those who seek, in the products we use every day, not only functionality, but also the emotion of beauty, in respoect of ethics and the environment. In summary, Alcantara is elegant and refined, soft and comfortable, lightweight, strong and durable and eco-friendly.

Metamorphosis Collection by Alcantara

A perfect blend of style and technology
Category: Upholstery fabrics
Publication date: 26/05/2015