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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.

Classic Blue has been chosen as Pantone Color of the Year 2020

As every year in December, the Pantone Color Institute indicates what will be the “Pantone Color of the year“ for the following year, a moment that is highly anticipated by companies because it influences product development and directs purchasing decisions in various sectors, from fashion to interior design, from product packaging to graphic design.
After the lively and bright shade chosen for 2019, the Living Coral, the Pantone Color of the Year 2020 is the Classic Blue 19-4052, an elegant and deep color that goes well with the world of furniture and design.

PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue: features

A refined and timeless shade of blue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a relaxing colour that offers a sense of peace and tranquility. It evokes the beauty of the sky at dusk, instilling calm and inviting reflection. Non-aggressive and reassuring shades PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a classic colour, easy to apply in different materials, textures and finishes.
Transmitting a sense of protection, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is certainly one of the favourite shades for home furnishings and in fact some of the most important Italian and international brands have already interpreted this new trend by enriching their collections with some products made in this splendid shade of blue.

Classic Blue, color PANTONE 2020, in the furniture

PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a colour between indigo and cobalt, elegant, bright, warm and reassuring, easy to match and to insert in classic or modern environments.
Comfortable and enveloping, Dialma Brown's armchair is upholstered in fabric with a capitonné effect in the beautiful Classic Blue shade, while Baleri Italia offers in this colour one of its most representative products “Cartoons“, a self-supporting screen in corrugated paper designed by Luigi Baroli, winner of the Compasso d'Oro Award in 1994.
Even the door handles are characterised by colour: this is the case of Club di Olivari model, designed by Vico Magistretti, born from the idea of creating a handle with a leather covering to make it pleasant to the touch.
For the kitchen environment, generally dominated by neutral tones or white, Officine Gullo presents a professional cooking machine consisting of a static gas or electric oven and hob with four burners; the entire structure is made of thick stainless steel, painted in “Classic Blue“ colour while the finishes are in chrome-plated brass.
The Classic Blue, Pantone 2020 colour, is also perfect for furnishing accessories, being a very elegant colour that can be easily matched with the other tones generally present in the home, whether neutral, such as ecru or turtledove, or with a strong chromatic impact as in the case of brighter colours such as red, yellow or purple. Many companies have chosen Classic Blue to propose carpets, cushions, flower vases, lamps, quilts playing in advance of the trends that will be fashionable tomorrow.
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue will therefore be the protagonist color of next year; if you want you can look at the Pantone Color of 2019 click here

Pantone colour 2024: Peach Fuzz, a delicate peach shade

Midway between pink and orange, it is a refined and elegant shade that enriches the soul, body and mind
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 11/12/2023

Pantone color 2023: Viva Magenta, a bright red shade full of vitality

Inspired by nature and the red of the cochineal, the color is a symbol of pure joy that encourages experimentation and self-expression
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 12/12/2022

Pantone Color Of The Year 2022: Very Peri, a beautiful shade of periwinkle blue

A shade of blue tending to purple and with a hint of red that stimulates imagination and creativity
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 17/12/2021

Pantone colours 2021: vibrant yellow and neutral grey, a combination of strength and positivity

Elected Color of the Year, Ultimate Gray and Illuminating are the two shades that will influence interior design and fashion in 2021
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 14/12/2020

Living coral will be the pantone color of 2019

Vivid and captivating, living coral infuses energy and optimism
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 28/12/2018