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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.


Awarded the iF Design Award 2015

Smalvic, a company from Veneto producer of recessed kitchen appliances since 1958, was awarded the prestigious iF Design Award 2015, the Product Design category for N.EX.T. the innovative hob in vitroceramic, designed for the company by BrogliatoTraverso design studio.
It is an important recognition for a manufacturing company of established tradition that chose product design as distinctive, not only aesthetic, feature for new products, to distinguish them, to make them be recognizable and appreciated in markets all over the world. “We want to continue to realize quality products, with highly technological solutions, ensuring high energy saving standards; we want to invest more and more in design, because the customization of our products is an essential value”, Paola Gasparini, AD Smalvic, says.
The Award recognizes an excellence of Made in Italy that has always designed and manufactured its appliances in Italy, having never yielded to the tentations of relocation. The company has a strong commitment to internationalization.
N.EX.T. is a vitroceramic hob with 3 gas burners, characterized by a 4mm thick vitroceramic crystal. It is equipped with electronic touch control ignition and flame adjustment and automatic re-ignition in case of accidental turning off. The touch controls are placed frontally.
The cast iron grids have grid-locking inserts in the crystal; thanks to their special design, they offer excellent viewing of the flame.