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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.

Free Flap Hfele

The new program for folding doorsThe program Free of Hfele, presented last year before allinterzum Cologne and then to Sicam Pordenone, has been very successful. There are many novelty studied and designed for all-new mechanisms for folding doors Free flap 1.7 and 3.15: The Free Flap Hfele, lazionamento motorized, the integration with the program LED lighting and the Free flap fold with two folding doors with the goal of containing the costs. The standard version, Free flap, was received with great interest by the producers of furniture in series. The doors, not hinged to the cover of the cabinet, are simply fixed to the clip on the mechanisms Free flaps thereby reducing the components used and the machining required on the mobile and sash. The installation of the new mechanisms Hfele is further simplified and speeded up by the presence of centering pins and euroscrews preassembled on the mechanism. Allows the opening, without any effort, doors of cabinets with dimensions from 200 to 650 mm in height and from 1 to over 20 kg in weight. The push to open, or the opportunity to open doors without handle with a little pressure on them, obtained using the flap mechanism Free standard that is simply associated with a device that pushes out lanta once crushed. The Free flaps can be equipped with push to open also on mechanisms already in place. The company has also introduced the motorized version of the opening of such mechanisms which combines push-to-open to the comfort of a closure with the push of a button. Of course, nothing is lost compared to the standard in terms of comfort when opening or closing the manual dellanta. The prototype, fitted to the model 3.15 using a standard power supply range Loox so you can connect at the same time the LED lights to illuminate the inside of the cabinet. The new family Free flap complements it inside the LED lights of the Loox program of Hfele. These ensure unottima compartment lighting and indirect light diffusing a uniform and thus avoiding further processing manufacturers for application of separate lights.

Kinvaro T-Slim by Grass: the almost invisible flap opening system for tilt and turn doors

The complex hinge mechanism is only 12 millimetres in size.
Category: Flap door mechanisms
Publication date: 27/12/2019