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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.


Electrolux Design Lab aims to encourage and activate design students from all over the world by involving them in the presentation of highly innovative ideas for the future of domestic environments. Supporting the efforts of Electrolux in driving the evolution of home appliances, the competition provides new ideas and inspiration for innovation and offers the opportunity to get in touch with the best emerging talents. Winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2014 is the Future Hunter-Gatherer project, developed by Pan Wang, a Chinese girl studying at Central Saint Martins in London; the project aims to offer consumers a new way of shopping, educational and inspired by nature. “This concept deals with issues related to ecology and consumer awareness about the food chain in an urban society, and does it in an educational, honest and playful way”, Lars Erikson stated, Senior Vice President Design of Electrolux and President of the jury, composed of Margareta van den Bosch, Creative Advisor of H&M and Robin Edman, Chief Executive of SVID (Swedish Industrial Design Foundation). The second ranked was Lotus by Fulden Dehneli of the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. It is an air purifier equipped with a main body and three portable spheres that can be positioned in various places, such as in cupboards, depending on the need. Third ranked, UrbanCONE by Michal Pospiech, of the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts, Poland. An air purifier that lifts off thanks to an ultra light structure and the movement of its wings, on which small solar panels are mounted. The People's Choice Award, the award for the concept that received the highest number of online preferences, was won by Hero by Fiorella Rios, a concept for air cleaning that received almost 6,000 preferences.