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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.

Firefighter fire-retardant coatings by Verinlegno: safety and high performance

Verinlegno, a manufacturer of wood coatings and industrial coatings, introduces the Firefighter range, the new fire-retardant coatings that minimize the reaction to fire of the wooden substrate on which they are applied, making the environment in which they are used (homes, restaurants, theaters, etc.) safer. At the same time, they give the substrate that softness, gloss or appropriate degree of opacity that makes it possible to enhance its beauty.


Firefighter line certified in Italian Class 1

The Firefighter line is certified in Italian Class 1, in accordance with the UNI 9796 standard, in Euroclass UNI EN 13501-1 and also complies with the Med-96/98 CE so-called “Timoncino“ standard for boat coatings.
Another important factor is that the coatings in the Firefighter range make it possible, in Italy, to bring any substrate that is in a different class before application to class 1 - the highest class envisaged - thus giving it a very low capacity for flame propagation. Thus, the V300 IGF VPKTR products (gloss: 10/20/30/50/85), a transparent 2-component polyurethane matt coating, and the V500-v580 products of the Kromat series, pigmented bicomponent polyurethane matt coatings in the colors white/black/yellow/red/blue, which can be mixed, are certified.
Also certified are the V400 IGF VPK PARQUET products for parquet, the V600, a glossy polyurethane matt for parquet that is bicomponent, and the V840 IGF Idrofinish Tx, a water-soluble transparent bicomponent matt.


Firefighter coatings: maximum standards also for Euroclass

In 2005, the UNI EN 13501-1 standard, also known as Euroclass, came into force, which provides for the evaluation of additional parameters such as smoke emission and the dripping of incandescent particles. The V300 IGF VPK TR coating in the various glosses, a transparent 2-component polyurethane matte, and the V500 of the Kromat series, a white polyurethane bicomponent matte, are recognized as being at the top of the Euroclass (Bs1d0 fire class).
Verinlegno's Firefighter fire-retardant coatings therefore comply with the maximum standards laid down both in terms of the limitation of flame propagation and in terms of the level of smoke emissions and the dripping of incandescent particles.
The same line also includes a series of polyurethane and acrylic cycles that make it possible to satisfy any type of request for painting boat interiors and that are certified according to the MED 96/98 CE “Timoncino“ standard, which is valid all over the world and for any type of boat.


Catas: an excellent 2022 and a 2023 full of activities, investments and programs

2022 closed with a turnover of over 7 million euros, almost 45 thousand tests carried out and more than 200 hours of training
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 18/01/2023

UniCredit supports ICA Spa: two Sustainability-Linked loans disbursed

Guaranteed by Sace's Italian Guarantee, to support the growth of the Marche-based company
Category: Paints for furniture
Publication date: 12/08/2021
Company: Ica Group

Architect Giulio De Carli joins the Board of Directors of ICA Group

Main objective to support the company's strategy of strengthening the dialogue with end customers
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 24/06/2021
Company: Ica Group

Certification “Italian Furniture Origin”: the reference brand for Italian furniture

The Cosmob tool qualifies and enhances Made in Italy furniture products
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 06/04/2021

ICA Group: 2019 turnover confirms a more than positive trend

Merit of export, of a profitable internationalisation process and product innovation
Category: Paints for furniture
Publication date: 17/08/2020
Company: Ica Group

Wood coatings Healthy.Wood by Milesi: new line of sanitizing finishes for surfaces

Provide surfaces with absolute and long-lasting protection against bacteria, ensuring the highest level of hygiene
Category: Paints for furniture
Publication date: 23/06/2020

The 2018 Catas Academy program

The new issues addressed by the wood-furniture supply chain
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 27/02/2018

The commitment of Catas and Cosmob for a

‏Creating a system of certification of Italian origin for furnishing
Category: Trade associations
Publication date: 25/10/2017