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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.

Handles Citterio Giulio

Original creations with strong content of design

Citterio Giulio have been manufacturing furniture handles since 1945, 100% made in Italy. Experience and professional skills supported by a dynamic and state-of-the-art productive structure, they are the trump cards of the company in Renate, in the heart of Brianza.  
Citterio Giulio will be present again this year in Sicam with numerous proposals of handles.
The company interprets to the fullest new trends, among which the return of the glass and the transparencies in the kitchen. Some new products express this tendency to the fullest answering to market with solutions with clean and discreet design. These are the codes 8/1140 and 8/1142, “which are receiving a notable success, therefore we will introduce them again in fair“ Gianni Gasparoli affirms, export manager of the company. “The models are available in two measures of 32 and 128 mm, with various possibilities of finishing both of the metallic part in zama both of the part in transparent polycarbonate, a noble material with elevated characteristics of transparency, brightness and resistance.“
“The whole planning and production - Giulio Citterio underlines, one of the holders of the company - it is realized in Italy, in our seat in Renate. Producing in Italy means to work in close contact with the furniture sector, by tradition cradle of creativeness and innovation. It creates a multilevel synergy, in which the influence among the sectors is mutual and the exchange of intuitions handed to a brave and still winning choice.“
This productive philosophy is totally reflected in the ample available offer, which declines it in models with strong content of design, fruit of the constant innovative and technological research, in order to realize models able to differentiate the products compared to the competitors.
The flexibility of production and the attention to the real demands of the market are two key elements of the company.
Citterio Giulio draws great attention in the selection of materials and of raw materials with which he produces his own handles guaranteeing reliability and duration in the time.
Originality always countersigns every creation: all models are deposited and protected by Community Patent, in order to certify the novelty of the product and to protect the company with the continued actions of counterfeiting.
Citterio Giulio will be in Sicam at the pavilion 4, stand B20 - C21.