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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.


Innovative materials for interior design

Arpa Industriale, company which performs again a leading role towards the last tendencies in the materials world, it organizes on 19th  and 20th  October in Sicam, a workshop in collaboration with Interprint with the title “Intuition, Experience, Passion“, ingredients for the innovation in the furniture industry. The workshop, by Salvatore Figliuzzi (Head of Marketing and Decor Development at Interprint), Sandro Marini (Corporate Communications Manager and Art Director Industrial Harp), Maurizio Burrato (Marketing and Decor Development at Interprint), it is devoted to trends and innovations within the interior design.
We can freely register in the workshop by sending an e-mail to communication@arpaindustriale.com
Arpa Industriale is present besides in Sicam with an important expositive project, an interactive place which sees protagonists the news of both souls of the company, HPL and FENIX NTM ®, by showing to the public the multiple applications and characteristics of his state-of-the-art materials for the interior design.
The new finishing HPL “Losa“ is a contribution to the tactility of the slate stone with a three-dimensional high-impact effect. The finishing is combined with a selection of ornaments perfectly designed which enrich the family of “Woods“ with essences with walnut, eucalyptus and an innovative reinterpretation of the cherry.  With the “Materic Expressions“ there are also a micro-collection of “plasters“ in Urban finishing and a restatement of a spatula cement in Mika finishing, texture which combines shiny and opaque elements. Among the news also a new selection of “metallized oxides“ in three tonalities and an exclusive decorative realized for the Luna finishing, proper to horizontal applications.
FENIX NTM, the innovative nano-technological material for interior design launched in 2013, it enriches the “Solid“ typology with a range of three new thicknesses (4mm, 6mm, 8mm) which complete the existing 10mm and 12mm, all available with “ cuore a tutto colore “ in 13 colors.
FENIX NTM Link is a new typology of the smart material of Harp, namely a compound formed by a support (ABS or medium density foam) and FENIX NTM. It is also an ideal solution for vertical applications for interiors (dividing walls, coverings) and specific for applications in which a light material has been required, but waterproof. The versatility of FENIX NTM Link (available in thicknesses 4.8mm, 8mm, 12mm) is also given by the possibility of edging which allows to realize projects with unpublished aesthetical characteristics.
The aim of the company is to anticipate and to plan aesthetical solutions and innovative techniques, thanks to a constant investment in research and development, that represents the 4% of the turnover.


Innovative Fenix and Arpa materials at the centre of 'Returning to Villa Casa Bianca'.

A striking temporary project narrates the characteristics and creative solutions offered by the materials of the various Broadview Group brands
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 04/10/2023
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Superdesign Show: all the news at Superstudio Più during the Milan Design Week

From 18 to 23 April, the historic location in the Tortona District hosts a rich program of events inspired by the future of design on the theme "Inspiration Innovation Imagination"
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 17/03/2023

Innovative FENIX materials: six new FENIX NTM® Bloom colors enrich the exclusive palette

Presented in absolute preview at Sicam 2022, and the new shades are inspired by landscapes and cities from all over the world
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 21/11/2022
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Innovative materials for interior design at the center of two FENIX installations

In addition to FENIX and Homapal, also presented X-KIN, the innovative wall covering
Category: Technological Materials
Publication date: 30/06/2022
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Sustainability: Fenix ​​is ​​now carbon neutral

Result of a product development and optimization process and the implementation of a long-term sustainability strategy
Category: Technological Materials
Publication date: 09/03/2022
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

FENIX NTA™, NanoTech Alloy, a groundbreaking material by Arpa Industriale

A metallic surface created for interior design applications
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Company: Busnelli International