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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.

Cristalplant Design Contest 2015

The seventh edition of “Cristalplant® Design Contest“ kicks off with big news: two categories of design for many target groups. The 2015 contest will see from one side of the Young Designer, Senior Designer on the other. For each group will be called a winner. Fall in the Young Designer creative young people born after the 01/01/1980.
The Senior Designer will instead be those who were born before dell'01 / 01/1980.
The Young Designer will design a complete line or stand-alone products for
bathroom furniture Cristaplant Biobased also combined with other materials (excluding health and small accessories).
The Senior Designer will instead present independent products for bathroom furniture for the category Contract Cristaplant Biobased also combined with other materials (excluding health and small accessories).
“For the seventh year, a“ birthday “of no small importance - emphasizes Vittorio Pavarin, sales and marketing director of Cristalplant® - we decided to make a new, in our opinion, of great impact: the contest will be open to all designers those with a more robust curriculum to young students has always been the protagonists of our competition. This choice could only be made if not in collaboration with those who, in 2009, he first shared our vision, Antoniolupi. “
Sixty years on the Italian and international market, Antoniolupi is known for its ability to create innovation, but also for research on materials and design and for its investments in technology and creativity. The highest quality, checked and guaranteed, has always been the company's mission.
Cristalplant, founded as a spin-off of Nicos International in the 90s, operates under a philosophy that aims to fulfill the needs of designers and architects of client companies, to arrive, last but not least, to the satisfaction of the end user, which are also provided additional services and assistance. Young and dynamic, reality trevigiana work with an eye always towards innovation. Cristalplant Biobased, the first “eco-sustainable solid surface 100% made in Italy“, is a resinous material derived from raw materials of plant origin mixed with natural mineral aggregates of extreme purity (50% minerals and 50% polyester bioresina). Suitable to get the score “VOC“ and “BIO-BASED“ for certification of environmental sustainability at the international level, Cristalplant Biobased is particularly suited to bathroom design.
The Cristalplant® Design Contest 2015 offers creative professionals the opportunity to express themselves using the Cristalplant Biobased (www.biobased.it) as the base material of products inspired by the style of Antoniolupi.
Participants may occur singly or in groups, sending even more plans for the proposed class. The deadline for submission of entries is 12 January 2015 The best projects will be initially implemented in the prototype and successivamentei included in the catalog Antoniolupi.