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.

It is important to highlight the bizarre trend of the raw material market: the demand of quilts from emerging economies increases, but the supply of raw materials is falling, and this is because the breeding of ducks and geese has been reduced due to the change in dietary habits of the countries, and the industry of upholstery, which uses the waste elements of this sector, it will be damaged. So the farmers noticed a reduction in earnings due to high energy costs, personnel, and feed that in the last period reached notable figures. This has led, especially the Asian buyers, in an irrational fear for a hypothetical lack of raw materials in the future, and, with respect to such fear, are grabbing more merchandise needs, paying excessive prices, especially sparking speculation by importers of Chinese and the rising sun. From this whole chain of events, the effect is that the cost of down and feather has undergone a meteoric rise, after years of stalemate.

The Assopiuma is keeping under control, with attention, the development of the dynamics involving the domestic market. She is convinced that the collaboration between the different countries of the world, carefully evaluate these anomalous phenomena is required. “Gold Assopiuma“ exists for this instance: to give quality assured to the members. Here, despite the increases, Assopiuma decided not to alter their standard of quality, and keep it unchanged. Assopiuma is aware that downgrade the quality is equivalent to a loss of credibility on the excellence of Italian products around the world that has always appezzato.