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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.

Mobile bonuses: six out of ten Italians intend to use it in 2019

According to Findomestic's monthly observatory, created in collaboration with Doxa, six out of ten Italians intend to use the mobile bonus this year.
According to the survey, there is growing interest in smart devices for the home: 52% are interested in investing in these devices, while according to 13% these represent the future.
As for the home, 78% of the interviewees own one of them and 83% are very satisfied; the most rewarding room is the living room (46%), followed by the bedroom (20%) and the kitchen (16%). More than half of the respondents, precisely 58%, said they would like to take advantage of the extension to December 31, 2019 of the mobile bonus to renovate the house or to buy new furniture.
Compared to the month of December, the intentions to purchase homes or apartments rose by 0.2% and 0.7% compared to January 2018, while the restructuring earned 0.3%. The estimated average expenditure declared for the purchase of furniture is € 2,200.
As for smart devices for the home, the greatest interest is directed towards air conditioners (53%) and light bulbs (47%), but then we find security devices such as cameras (46%) and sensors for doors and windows . Category apart from virtual assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa, also prompted by the recent television advertising: 16% have already bought one, while 31% will buy it as soon as the house is ready to survey these devices.


Other purchase intentions

In the usual monthly survey of the main market segments, Findomestic records an increase in purchase intentions for both new and used cars. Motorcycles and scooters are down instead.
The information technology, telephony and photography sector continues its fluctuating trend; the only positive sign is in the camera and video camera segment (0.4%).
On the other hand consumer appliances such as TV and hi-fi with a + 0.5% and large appliances with a + 0.6% were good.
Positive sign also for the intentions to buy Italians for leisure time: the “travel and holiday“ item recorded a share of 2.5% and sports equipment 1.1%.

Kitchens for luxury homes: trends according to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

The international real estate brokerage network identifies the kitchen trends of 2024 for a luxury home
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 27/03/2024

Home Connectivity Alliance: Electrolux and other major manufacturers team up for a connected home

Alliance aims to ensure interoperability between different brands, platforms and apps
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 17/01/2022
Company: Electrolux

The Smart Home market: research by the Internet of Things Observatory

According to survey results 69% of consumers know about the smart home, 43% own a smart object
Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 11/03/2021

Furniture and household appliances bonus: extended and increased expenditure ceiling to 16 thousand euros

A manoeuvre that satisfies Assarredo and Federmobili and gives impetus to the entire furnishing sector
Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 30/12/2020

Online shopping on the rise in Italy according to data from the Findomestic Observatory

Data shows a trend reversal, accelerated by the health emergency: people are buying less in shops and more online
Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 18/12/2020

The home package and all the facilities that will positively affect the sector

The 2020 budget package includes a number of important measures related to housing
Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 27/01/2020

Furniture bonus: a tax deduction greatly appreciated by Italian consumers

This is revealed by the data of Federlegno, Federmobili and the CAF National Council
Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 26/10/2018