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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.

Häfele in Milan Design Week 2017

Häfele leaves its distinctive mark in the Milan Design Week of this year thanks to the partnership with the architect Simone Micheli. Two  events planned: “Heart's Serviced Apartments“, 4 models of apartments for 4 different typologies of users and “(3S) X THd = three suites for Townhouse Duomo“, a virtual show of the real suites which will be realized for the prestigious Townhouse Duomo.
In via Massimiano 6 / via Sbodio 9, near Lambrate, the architect Simone Micheli creates a concrete simulation of new sceneries preparing the permanent show “4 serviced apartments for 4 original people“: 4 models of apartments (Art, Business, Mountain, Sea) aimed to 4 different typologies of consumers and furnished for modulating again according to the different demands of the users. Thanks to a multifunctional furnishing, composed by systemic,  simple and intuitive solutions of product, able to offer every time the  most suitable answer to the different problems of the single user, the apartments  come to life and they are turned into dynamic and convivial containers.
Understanding and accepting the challenges and the modern trends has always been part of Häfele's philosophy.
After the experience of the “Functionality Cube“, the multifunctional concept of furnishing for interiors realized in collaboration with the Werner Aisslingers Studio and the award-winning project “Youth Lab“, the room of the hostel of the future, Häfele responds to the challenge set by Micheli with his very functional products: mechanisms for tip-up shutters, electronic systems of control of the accesses, solutions for LED illumination, multiple sockets, flowing mechanisms for shutters; these are only some examples of the systems that the visitors can see, experimenting live the concrete declination of the German multinational slogan “More life for square meter.“
The second event, “(3S) X Thd“, will be virtual, introduced by Simone Micheli Studio Gallery in Milan through a series of installations and a virtual tour able to attract and to conduct the visitor inside the concept. The project of the (3S) Xs THd, 3 suites with bathroom characterized by a refined impact furnishing,  realized by Simone Micheli for the prestigious mark TownHouse Hotels in the suggestive location of the Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II. Häfele will be also present in this project with his high functional products: electronic systems for controlling accesses, solutions for LED illumination, multiple sockets, accessories for bath furnishing and invisible audio systems  for regulating Bluetooth; these are only some examples of the systems that  visitors can appreciate in the virtual tour.


From Effegibrevetti the Ankor DS line of concealed hinges and the Unico folding door mechanism

Mechanical and aesthetic solutions for greater comfort, safety and efficiency
Category: Furniture Hinges
Publication date: 15/11/2019
Company: Effegibrevetti S.r.l.

Aventos HK top by Blum: mechanism for small folding doors

A standard folding doors system that is easy to install and with simple adjustment
Category: Flap door mechanisms
Publication date: 17/01/2019
Company: Blum Julius Gmbh

Häfele free-swing door mechanisms: now available with e-drive

The Free family is also enriched by the new Free flap H 1.5
Category: Flap door mechanisms
Publication date: 29/01/2018
Company: Häfele Italia

The new solutions of Häfele at Sicam

Connectivity and “Easiness – engineered by Häfele”
Category: Furniture hardware
Publication date: 25/09/2017
Company: Häfele Italia

Aesthetics, functionality and ease of assembly

Aesthetics, functionality and ease of assembly
Category: Flap door mechanisms
Publication date: 28/10/2014