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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.

Positive results for CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2018

CIFM / interzum guangzhou, the exhibition dedicated to technologies, supplies, materials for the furniture and wood industry, which took place at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou from March 28 to 31, ended recording very positive results.

In fact, 1,459 exhibitors, including 340 foreigners, presented their innovations on the 150 thousand square meters of the fair, attracting 89,858 visitors from 107 countries and regions of China to the Chinese megalopolis, 7.8% more than the edition previous one.

Many buyers come from mature markets, including Malaysia and South Korea, but there is also growing interest in this important event from countries that are more “marginal“ to date, such as India and Pakistan.

Optimism and satisfaction were expressed by the majority of visitors, as also evidenced by a survey carried out by an independent body according to which as many as 86 percent of respondents said they will come back to visit the next edition.

The exhibitors are equally satisfied who have chosen to confront a market with enormous potential where the quality and appeal of certain solutions is attracting the attention of the great Chinese industries.

The attention shown towards new technologies, furniture supplies, wood, semi-finished, decorative or finishes clearly showed a strongly evolving demand and, therefore, new and even more satisfying opportunities for exhibitors.

“We met a number of visitors undoubtedly superior to our expectations“, commented Erik Camani of F.lli Cinetto, an Italian company that for the first time exhibited at interzum guangzhou. “70 percent of our meetings were with Chinese companies, 30 percent with companies from other countries; for the most part manufacturers of furniture and furnishings, including several “big names“. We have exhibited in the “Custom Furniture Suppliers Zone“, a new concept linked to values ​​such as trends, design, comfort or sustainability that we feel close to. On balance, a great way to approach the Chinese market, an experience that we will certainly repeat in the coming years“.

Two products of Italian companies, the assembly system “Target“ of Italiana Ferramenta and “Materia“ of Sige have been selected for the “20 PLUS 20 Annual List“, that is included in the list of the most significant and innovative products of the two-year period 2017-2018 chosen by a jury of international experts.

Also this year Koelnmesse made every effort to ensure that Cifm / interzum guangzhou confirmed itself as the most important platform for the sectors related to the furniture industry in Asia, once again winning this important challenge.

The next edition of Cifm / interzum guangzhou will be held from 28 to 31 March 2019.

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