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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.

Federlegnoarredo meets entrepreneurs from Veneto

Last 12nd September, the President of Federlegno Arredo Emanuele Orsini met Venetian entrepreneurs in Treviso, on the occasion of the sixth stage of the tour on the national territory to take stock of the situation of the local wood-furniture sector. There are more than 100 entrepreneurs at the important meeting. Veneto is the second Italian region for sales (6.7 billion euros) and the first for employees. With a total of 3.2 billion euros exported from the sector in almost 180 countries of the world, Veneto is the second Italian region by value of exports.
“The wonderful region of Veneto and land of hardworking men capable of conquering the world with a keen business sense and a business soul always ready to return to the surface. From this Union between love for the land and “want to do“ was born a unique mix capable of transforming Veneto into an industrial and services sector among the most dynamic in Italy, “said Emanuele Orsini.
“The important numbers of Veneto – continued Orsini – confirm the need for the Government to implement economic and industrial policies enabling the territories to give their best, from North to South, guaranteeing to the Country the chance to compete equally in markets around the world. To assist in this process, which is essential for the future of Italy, FederlegnoArredo will strengthen its presence in the territory - by encouraging dialogue, networking and business - and intensify relations with local and national institutions in order to create conditions conducive to the growth of our companies.
The meeting represents the first stage of a process that will see FederlegnoArredo getting closer and attentive to the problems of veneto region by constantly listening to entrepreneurs members and dialogue with institutional partners, among them especially Confindustria Veneto that has supported the initiative.
“The economic and cyclical data confirm the centrality of Veneto in the wood-furniture chain and gives us a portrait of a strategic territory, permanently to the earliest places nationally” said Matteo Zoppas, President of Confindustria Veneto. “Confirming the importance of the sector, together with FederlegnoArredo we started with the Veneto region a location to open a discussion table with the aim to support and develop this potential, of which there is not always full perception.“
“Confindustria Veneto is working for the establishment of a common and shared document of policies aimed to the development of the sector, as well as to enable appropriate lines of financing with funds for innovation and, lastly, to the invention of occupational profiles that provide training to companies with new skills, “said Zoppas. “In Italy, where there are widely recognized excellence in production, design, incremental innovation and where the export component for manufacturing is crucial, the wood-furniture chain can become the laboratory (extendable to other sectors) in which develop innovative models to enter to new markets “.

Legnoarredo in Veneto

Veneto Italian region confirms itself as the first Italian region in Forniture for employees (49,364 units) and sales (6.5 billion euros) with a production equal to 25% of the national total. The entire chain is well represented with about 8,000 businesses divided as follows: 49% furniture 45% wood and 6% lighting.
With a total of 3.2 billion euros exported in almost 180 countries of the world, Veneto is the second Italian region by value of exports. Top destinations abroad are France (with a share of 28% of the total Italian exports), Germany (35%), United Kingdom (30%) and United States (33%). Treviso is the most representative  province of the sector, followed by Vicenza. Venice is the second province in lighting, thanks to glass processing. From a survey carried out among the members FederlegnoArredo concerning occupational requirements in the wood-furniture-lighting sectors, it turned out that 79% of businesses operating in veneto region intends to hire new staff in the next 2 years, mainly to increase staff numbers currently present in the company. Other interesting fact is the witness of the change of the needs of Enterprise: in the production department the research focuses on raising new incremental resources specialized and in the substitution of those less qualified; you need new designers and makers of the Engineering Department to develop innovation; demand for commercial resources especially for foreign countries; reinforce the planning and control, seeking new staff that it can carry out this task.