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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 at ARCHITECT@WORK Milano with the Dialock system

Openings and closings without contact thanks to the transponder technology

Also this year Häfele will be present at Architect@Work Milano, third edition of demonstration, it will take place at the MiCo (Milano Centro Congressi) on 23rd and 24th November.
Häfele will introduce the maneuverable walls Slido Wall - dividing walls that can reduce or increase the available space in simple and intuitive way - combined to the electronic system of management of the accesses Dialock, already it has been introduced on the occasion of A@W Milano 2015 and A@W Roma 2016 and recently at the Sicam of Pordenone, too.   
Dialock is an electronic system of identification and closing founded on transponder technology without highly customizable, flexible and practical contact, that replaces completely the combination of keys and mechanical locks. A system able to manage every typology of access both inside the structure that outside and it constitutes the more suitable solution of product for different destinations of use, for instance, the opening and closing of doors and furniture, the operation of elevators and coffee machines, the management of the accesses in establishments and buildings.
With Dialock the transfer and the control of the authorizations of access may take place online, through a wireless network or cables or offline. The system is coordinated completely with the structure, the information client and the specific safety requirement. The three methods (online, offline, wireless) can be combined for managing uniform high-security areas and they require access’ privileges, with areas characterized by an inferior level of security.
Dialock 2.0, the new version of the system, is made even more simple thanks to wireless solutions and to a further software development. The new terminals DT 700 and DT 710 were born in fact by a wise mix of technological innovation and planning, use of materials and design, as well as an interesting price for the hospitality industry.