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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.

Bonus Furniture: a panacea for the entire supply chain

With the introduction of the Bonus Furniture in 2013 (Decree 63 of 4 June 2013), the Italian institutions have accepted the invitation of enterprises to support domestic consumption to reactivate the economy. That measure, which provides the ability to deduct 50% of the purchase of furniture for a maximum expenditure of € 10,000 in respect of a major restructuring, has proven to be a fiscal measure can promote the fight against unemployment, to support a crucial sector of the Made in Italy, guaranteeing the state a substantial and immediate VAT receipts.
According to estimates prepared by the Centre of Studies FederlegnoArredo, in fact, by the end of 2014 will be at least 10,000 workers in the supply chain Wood Furniture who have retained their jobs thanks to the Bonus furniture. At the same time, the sales generated dall'incentivo will lead to a total expenditure of 1,900 million euro, generating additional tax revenue of 360 million euro.
“The introduction in 2013 of the Bonus Furniture - the President of FederlegnoArredo Roberto Snaidero - has been a blessing for Wood Furniture, with its 430,000 employees is one of the most important sectors in Italy. For this we are grateful to the Government for having believed. At the end of the year will be at least 375,000 taxpayers who have used the deduction between 2013 and 2014 A truly extraordinary, with positive effects on employment in the sector, thereby allowing a saving on the layoff of approximately 40 million euro. Faced with these numbers, the measure also extend to 2015 is absolutely vital. “
As early as last December, during a press conference at the end of the year, FederlegnoArredo had highlighted the positive effects of the measure, required by the Federation and by all the most important players in the sector: the trade unions FENEAL UIL, CISL FILCA, FILLEA CGIL - and representatives of the distribution Federmobili and ANGAISA. Today, thanks to the data relating to the tax returns of the CAF 730 CISL, CGIL, UIL and the CAF 50 & MORE, with whom the federations have signed an agreement in December 2013, the predictions made are fully confirmed.