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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.

Piazza Textile & Machinery at interzum 2017

Interzum, the international fair leader for the subcontracting in furniture sector, will take place in Colony from May 16th to 19th. In the segment Textiles & Machinery of interzum 2017 the most innovative industries will expose state-of-the-art textiles and refined process technologies: the range will include conditioner coatings and fabrics for external weatherproof spaces.
At the heart of the pavilion 10.1 this year it will be prepared the Piazza Textile & Machinery whose central theme will focus on “Mobile Spaces.“
The organizers and some industries will show in fact the importance of interzum for planners' new target, logistics manager and interior designers of “Mobile Spaces.“ The aim is showing that “the same valid criterions are applied for the traditional housebuilding, combined with some new element“ to planning, to furnishing and to finishing of mobile spaces like cars, caravan or houses boat, as explained by the Project Manager Matthias Pollmann. “Devoting the Piazza to this topic we want to explain, to this new target, how the exhibitors of interzum intend to inspire and to promote their projects.“
The range of mobile spaces is very wide and it includes automotive sector and boats and public transports like trains and airplanes, passing for the tiny house that they are also able to be intended as “mobile spaces“ if on wheels or in pickup version. For using the space specifically, the main theme of the next edition of interzum devoted to “mobile spaces on wheels“, it will be faced in an international context. Besides a premium motorcaravan like a bus and the “tiny home“ american trend,  little transportable and independent houses, also a spectacular multifunction mean of transport will also be exposed: a caravan realized by Seafarer of Kiel that is also a boat. This innovative binomial will be presented with the main incisiveness through a
a pond containing  17.000 liters of water. It will also be devoted a gallery to the ample  range of materials. The gallery will contain products of interzum exhibitors, who are preparing mobile spaces.


Elcam: Solotex and WATERPROOF, research and innovation

From Elcam the elastic padding Solotex and the water-repellent fabric Waterproof
Category: Padding materials
Publication date: 10/07/2019
Company: Elcam Srl