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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.

Covering foils Hybrid Real Metal Foils of Kröning

Many job opportunities

Kröning, German company which belongs to the Group Surteco, it produces an unique material to realize the covering foils for profiles used especially in the furniture and frames sectors. It deals with hybrid real metal foils; the base, an impregnate paper of special covering with a mixture of dispersions of polymers and polyurethane, it is coated with an aluminum film of 9 µ, printed and painted with varnish SH.
The covering foils of the series Hybrid Real Metal Foils, introduced by Kröning to Sicam 2015, they are able to offer excellent and many job opportunities: stainless steel, aluminum, black iron, copper, brass, gold, effects as coating and crackled. Besides the new varnishes in relief, as for the effect “beat of hammer“, they are available surfaces with a typically handicraft expressive strength.
To coat spools with pure aluminum was extremely expensive until now; it was necessary in fact to employ special systems of bonding and it was not possible to realize narrow rays or complex forms of profiles. With Hybrid Real Metal Foils proposed by Kröning, the horizon of the creative possibilities is boundless.
Kröning provides stationery of the standard collection from 300 m² with a width of 650 mm. It is possible to realize personalised colors according to the applications of the customer from 1000 m².    
As it regards the participation of Kröning to Sicam the results have been very positive and such proposals have found a notable interest from visitors.
“Ourselves remained a little surprised by the positive reactions of visitors“, the sales and marketing manager Michael Recke affirmed. “We are very satisfied to have participated in this fair; in four days we have collected over 140 contacts, most of which from Italian companies, very interested to our products.“