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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.

Ostermann ABS edging also available in Pantone 2021 colours

As it does every year, the Pantone Color Institute™ has designated the trend colours for 2021. This year it has chosen two colours that, when combined, should represent a message of strength and hope. The colours 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and 13-0647 Illuminating, a sober grey and a bright sunny yellow, represent courage and the joy of living. According to the American institute, the combination of the two colours creates “a positive message of inner strength“.


Ostermann ABS edging for a perfect match

The combination of these two colours also creates a very pleasant effect in furniture. Ostermann, the edging specialist, quickly found the right ABS edging to match. The two classic solid colour finishes are expressed in Ostermann ABS edgings 041.2656. dark platinum grey and 041.3192. zeste de citron.
As you can see in the picture, the two colours look very good together in combination on the furniture. The sober grey of the doors enhances the brightness of the yellow surfaces. The yellow body and the open shelf in the middle offer lighter yet modern accents to the whole ensemble.


ABS edge 041.3192. Zeste de Citron

According to colour theory, yellow has a stimulating and cheerful effect. In painting, the lightest of the primary colours often represents light and sunshine and, according to colour psychologists, promotes concentration and communication.
The wide range offered by Ostermann includes over 50 different shades of yellow ABS edging. If you want to buy exactly the new trendy Pantone shade, you can choose Ostermann ABS edging 041.3192. Zeste de Citron. It is available in the standard sizes 23, 33, 43 and 100 mm and in two thicknesses 1 and 2 mm. On request Ostermann can cut the 100 mm wide edging to any desired width.


ABS edge 041.2656. Platinum Gray

Grey is a classic colour that never goes out of fashion. By combining various shades of grey, furniture in this colour gives a room warmth and elegance. According to Pantone, Ultimate Gray is the “symbol of an unshakable and secure foundation“. The perfect shade of Ultimate Gray can be found on ABS edge 041.2656. Platinum Gray. It is available in sizes 23, 33, 43 and 100 mm and in thicknesses of 1 and 2 mm. Alternatively, more than 360 different ABS edgings are available in the Ostermann online showroom in the colour scale “Grey“.


Ostermann Edge Service

In the extensive Ostermann range woodworkers can find not only all the trendy edgings, but also edgings that can be combined with finishes from over 70 different panel suppliers. All ABS edgings are also available in small quantities starting from 1 metre. On request, they can also be supplied with special processing such as a layer of hot melt glue, a functional zero-joint layer or a later applied rib. All stock items ordered before 4 p.m. are shipped the same day.

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Pantone colour 2024: Peach Fuzz, a delicate peach shade

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Publication date: 11/12/2023

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Cleaf and Egger sign an important business partnership

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Category: Ennobled panels
Publication date: 25/09/2019
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The wide range of Ostermann edgings is enriched with interesting new features

Always in line with current design trends
Category: wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges
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Ostermann: edges for black surfaces and more

The company also offers Furniture Linoleum, RollMokutan, profiles and handles
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Edges of antique wood, rust or antique oak
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Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

Ultra Violet is the trend colour 2018 and Ostermann has the equivalent edge

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Category: wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges
Publication date: 06/08/2018
Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

Ostermann ABS Compact-Style edges with a real wood effect

The edges are already supplied starting from one meter and ready for delivery
Category: wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges
Publication date: 04/06/2018
Company: Ostermann Italia Srl