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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.

Lapitec sintered stone slabs: new colours and high-tech kitchen tops

Lapitec, an Italian company producing large-format sintered stone slabs, took part in KBIS 2018, The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Orlando, Florida, where it presented the two new Absolute Black and Absolute White colours to the North American market.
Protagonists of the stand, these two nuances have been admired in a top kitchen designed for outdoor use in Absolute White, in the Lithos finish, in a fireplace, on a floor and in a Maistri kitchen.
It was also possible inside the stand to see the extreme versatility of the full-body Lapitec® sintered stone through the display of its many applications.
For this purpose the stand has been divided into four areas: one dedicated to outdoor with the exhibition of an open-air kitchen with EGG barbecue, a fireplace, a planter and the entire outside flooring made of Lapitec® Absolute White in Satin and Vesuvio finishes and London in Urban finish. The area dedicated to the kitchen environment proposed the Giza kitchen created by Maistri Cucine using the Moca Lux colour combined with Absolute Black in Dune finish.
Another area has been dedicated to the new concept colours, exposing some chromatic proposals on which the company is currently working.


The sintered stone is ideal for kitchen and bathroom

In the innovation area, the company has also proposed projects that illustrate the technical and technological potential of this technological material for furniture: a kitchen counter with an induction cooking system, integrated under the top, whose patent is undergoing approval; an integrated refrigerating system, especially suitable for outdoor kitchens, a PITT cooking system and a kitchen sink top completely integrated into the top. For the bathroom, a solution in Lapitec® with inlaid vanity top and a shower created with Absolute White.
“The innovations presented to KBIS - commented Michele Ballarin, Sales and Marketing Director of Lapitec Spa - express the constant research and development work we are pursuing. We are always very careful to incorporate and intercept the trends and demands of the market, transforming them into projects and solutions at both a technical and aesthetic level. The new colours and innovative technologies that we brought to Orlando are the result of a team work done by our research and development team in synergy with architects, designers and transformers“.

The company has patented the mineral formula for a material completely free of crystalline silica
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 26/01/2022
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.

The Euromobil Group chooses Fenix® for its new line of kitchens Sei

An innovative material with high technological content, durable, matt, anti-fingerprint, scratch-resistant and green
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 05/02/2020
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Lapitec® presents the first sintered stone slabs in the world with a through vein

A material with strong innovative connotations, an important technological achievement, the result of years of intense research
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 29/11/2019
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.

With Atim Trasformabili solutions for great compositional freedom

The collection is enriched with new products to exploit all the space
Category: Transformable table systems
Publication date: 24/06/2019
Company: Atim S.p.a.

Lapitec® stone kitchen countertop with integrated touch sink

Lapitec and Vimar give birth to the sintered stone kitchen countertop with integrated home automation
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.

Laminam, ceramic slabs of large size and minimum thickness

Solutions to satisfy both the architecture and furniture world
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 09/01/2018
Company: Laminam S.p.A

Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 10/11/2017
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.