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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.

Assopiuma Textile Zero Leakage

Total quality to guarantee the consumer

Founded in 1981 Assopiuma has institutionally promoted the consumption, the knowledge, the qualification of the natural stuffing in feather, prescribing a precise and rigid Regulation and depositing the distinctive Mark; for a long time a great technical, normative appointment, of communication to guarantee the consumer.
With the objective to offer a total qualitative guarantee, the association introduced the new Assopiuma Textile Zero Leakage, aware that the qualitative guarantee is not only tied to the stuffing material, but to the whole stuffing system, therefore to the covering fabric, too.
Italy, with a centenary tradition, today it remains the first country in the world for the use of feathers in pillows of sofas and armchairs stuffing; for this reason, the attention of Assopiuma turns to the optimization of the cushions and backs of that important component of furnishing which is sofa. A conclusive aspect for a pillow in feather is that it can last in the time without being upset and that it can offer comfort and softness of the feather.
Assopiuma businesses associated found solutions of seam and isolation of the feathers inside the lining which resemble to real masterpieces. They range from the seam realized with very short points to the insertion of the insoles in order to have no moves of big quantities of stuffing in the pillow. Finally they reached the fabric, fundamental element to get a pillow worthy of the high Italian quality. The fabric has in fact the assignment to sensitively balance two variables in contrast between them: it must allow the feather “to breathe“ and at the same time to prevent the leakage. The new Assopiuma Textile, with the best coverage factor, it is able to guarantee the objective of “Zero Leakage“.
The new fabric offers total safety compared to the feather leakage and impossibility to the dust, therefore to the mites contained in it, to penetrate inside the covering.
It is recognizable by the press of the logo Assopiuma completed by the writing “Fuoriuscita Zero”; it has been recorded, as brought on the same label to guarantee to the client Assopiuma the certainty of the authenticity.

Assopiuma celebrates 40 years of activity: new art director, new communication and new website

The association has been promoting the consumption, knowledge and qualification of down fillings since 1981.
Category: Feather Padding
Publication date: 02/08/2021