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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.

Auckland coated fabrics from MP: perfect for outdoor and marine projects

MP, a historic Tuscan company that has been active for over 60 years in the textile processing sector and specialises in the production of coated and flocked fabrics for interior design, contract, nautical, outdoor and fashion applications, presents the new Auckland collection.
Auckland is a high quality product, especially designed for use in outdoor and nautical projects: it is resistant to the sun and to deterioration caused by humidity and water, even salt water.  Easily washable, the fabric maintains its softness and shine. It is an anti-mould and anti-bacterial product guaranteed by the Sanitized® brand.
The wide range of colours, from the most classic to the most glamorous and trendy, lends itself perfectly to contemporary environments, both indoors and outdoors.
The company website also offers the possibility of viewing and downloading all the 3D textures available for each collection, as well as a configurator for covering objects with the chosen product and colour.


MP: technologically advanced production

MP produces hundreds of types of synthetic leather and innovative technical fabrics entirely Made in Italy in its own facilities.  All article/colour positions are managed on a stock basis so that availability is immediate with the possibility of also supplying the “cut“ format for samples or for the creation of prototypes. The stock proposal is also enriched and integrated with the possibility of creating customised and exclusive fabrics through designs and colours designed and produced on customer request.
With a technologically avant-garde and, at the same time, flexible approach, MP guarantees very high quality standards and a simple and fast service for the full satisfaction of its customers.

Elcam's Waterproof® water-repellent fabric: a perfect material for the outdoor and marine sectors

Tested, water- and weather-resistant, excellent quality, long-lasting and easy to maintain
Category: Upholstery fabrics
Publication date: 27/06/2024
Company: Elcam Srl