Hardware for furniture, upholstery, kitchen, coatings and furnishing systems.

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.

Cristalplant biobased

The first eco-sustainable solid surface 100% made in ItalyNicos International has created Cristalplant biobased, an innovative material made of 50% from minerals and the remaining 50% polyester bioresin. Can be defined as the first solid surface eco-friendly, because it arises from resinous raw materials of vegetable origin mixed with mineral natural aggregates of extreme purity. The characteristics that make it a full-fledged eco-friendly product are manifold. First, 30% of the resin used, which previously was of fossil origin, was replaced by polyesters of vegetable nature arising from certified cultivations. This has allowed Cristalplant biobased even get certified GMO-free: more than 12% of the substances which constituted derived from vegetable starch and corn that do not contain genetically modified organisms (the lower limit equal to 5%). 50% of the composition obtained dallidrato of aluminum recovered from the processing of bauxite for the extraction dellalluminio same. Cristalplant biobased can also be recycled and reused at the end of life as inert. It 'very light, its specific gravity is in fact reduced by 30%: it results in a lower production of CO2 and easier to move and install. It '100% restored with surface scratched, stained or burned, flame retardant, with a certification of fire resistance class 1. 100% made in Italy, the new eco-friendly solid surface marked Cristalplant a suitable material to get the score VOC and BIO-BASED for certification of eco-sustainability at the international level. To date Cristalplant biobased product by Nicos International exclusively for three big names of Made in Italy: Agape, Antoniolupi and Falper. These realities, internationally known, in fact, produce many of their design objects by using this eco-friendly solid surface and exporting quality and Italian creativity worldwide.