Hardware for furniture, upholstery, kitchen, coatings and furnishing systems.

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's Loox LED lighting system: design, functionality and innovation

Häfele's already extensive Loox LED lighting program is enriched with new components: LED lights with a flat design, dimmer, recessed or to be installed, practical LED strips, all accessories and the assortment of components for sound and entertainment, in addition to the more recent Häfele Connect, the new system for connecting furniture and environments in an intelligent way.

The latest news which will be presented by the company at Sicam 2018 is the wireless wall switch BLE without battery that doesn’t require any kind of maintenance. Through this switch, to be connected and programmed with the Häfele Connect App, you can control lighting, light scenarios, animations or individual BLE boxes, even without using smartphones.

The BLE-Box, for the control of the furniture lighting and the electromechanically controlled gaskets, thus makes it possible to transform the domestic environment into a “Smart Home“ both through the Häfele Connect App and also via the programmable wireless wall switch .

Thanks to these innovations, result of constant technological research by Häfele, the company wants to demonstrate how it is possible to influence the appearance of the furnishings and living spaces thanks to an intelligent use of light inside the furniture. The pre-set scenarios, connected in an intelligent way and easily activated, play an increasingly important role and allow the end user to customize the appearance and character of their home environment according to their needs.


The new Italian edition of the catalogue

Häfele will also present at Sicam the new Italian edition, online and printed, of the catalogue “Grande Häfele - Ferramenta per Mobili, with all the latest news and product updates in the field of hardware systems and solutions for the furniture industry: beyond 2,000 pages and 14 chapters offer about 20,000 articles. A fundamental sales tool, the Häfele catalogue has for years now been the reference publication and the ideal support for the furniture and kitchen industry, distributors and interior decorators, designers and professionals in the sector.

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

Häfele at Architect@Work Milan 2017

The third generation of the Loox LED lighting system and the new Häfele Connect system
Category: Lighting for furniture
Publication date: 28/11/2017
Company: Häfele Italia

Category: Sliding door systems
Publication date: 22/11/2017
Company: Häfele Italia

Category: Small parts for furniture
Publication date: 19/10/2017
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