Hardware for furniture, upholstery, kitchen, coatings and furnishing systems.

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.

Rehau and Hettich International Design Award 2015

“Take furniture to the next level“: with this slogan, Hettich and Rehau are launching a new challenge to young designers from around the world for innovative design of the furniture of the future. Now in its tenth year, with a total of 6,700 participants from over 60 countries, the competition biennial International Design Award 2015 is going to reward students of design, architecture, interior design, art and technology of wood that will best solve the current requests from the furniture industry, thanks to its technical and design skills. The participants, who may enroll directly on the site www.internationaldesignaward.com by 1 March 2015, are encouraged to think outside the box and free the imagination to design solutions for kitchens, offices, living rooms and bedrooms of tomorrow. An independent international jury, consisting of renowned experts in design, will select three projects able to resolve the conflict in the future between home and work and recognize the three talented winners will receive a prize of € 2,000 each and a trip to Germany. Not only that, the same organizing companies will reward the best solution that takes into account both the range of Hettich products (hardware) and that of the polymer specialist Rehau, with the opportunity to take part in a workshop on the design with the employees of both important companies. The 2015 edition will also see the active participation of the “public“ through the opportunity to express their preference on solutions in the race and through an immersive online game.