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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.

Salone del Mobile 2021: confirmed at FieraMilano Rho from 5 to 10 September

In the end, the Milan Furniture Fair will go ahead. After a week of turmoil that has seen the possible cancellation of the event, the resignation of Claudio Luti from the presidency of the Salone del Mobile. Milan, the fall of Fiera Milano on the stock exchange and the raising of shields by Federalberghi and Confcommercio, followed by the declarations of the mayor of Milan, Beppe Sala, and the president of the Lombardy Region, Attilio Fontana, and even the national government, in the end, as we were saying, the Board of Directors of FLA Events has decided to confirm the fifty-ninth edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano from 5 to 10 September 2021 in the halls of FieraMilano Rho.
It will be, as stated in the press release, “an innovative, iconic, unique edition. It will have a brand-new look, focused on highlighting the companies' innovations, technologies and projects. It will pick up “the thread“ of a discourse interrupted in presence, but not in relation, contact with the market, professionals, customers or simple enthusiasts“.


An internationally renowned curator will coordinate the event  

The project for the 2021 event, which was first announced to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and then to all the national institutions involved and those in the area, as well as shared with the historic partner Fiera Milano, will be entrusted to and coordinated by an internationally renowned curator and will aim to strengthen ties, relations and concrete actions with the economic and social fabric that recognises the centrality and importance of Salone del Mobile.Milano.
The Salone, open to all international and Italian exhibiting companies, will be held at FieraMilano Rho and will feature integrated exhibitions and themed itineraries with products and innovations from the last 18 months that will dialogue with a new digital platform that will be presented shortly. The exhibition will be held in compliance with the prevention and safety directives and ordinances envisaged by the government for the holding of trade fair events.


An innovative and internationally attractive quality exhibition

It is believed that the appointment with the Salone del Mobile in Milan will develop numerous adhesions and a global representation of products, excellences and innovations in the sector and that, thanks also to the contribution of a historically productive and strongly dynamic territory, it will be possible to develop those initiatives and events that in terms of climate and environment have always made it a “world uniqueness“.  
“I am confident that, thanks to the support received from the institutions, first and foremost from the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, and the Prime Minister's Office, as well as from the other ministries involved and participating,“ emphasises Gianfranco Marinelli, President of FLA Eventi SpA, “and the willingness of the companies to contribute to the success of the event, we will be able to create an innovative and internationally attractive quality exhibition. We are aware that the success of an event such as the Salone del Mobile.Milano will be confirmed by the fact that citizens will understand and appreciate, once again, the contribution it is able to give to the country in terms of growth, image and credibility. I am proud to say that this time too we will give our contribution“.
Claudio Feltrin, President of FederlegnoArredo, emphasises that “a great challenge has been won: to give companies, from large to small, that represent the fabric of the supply chain, the best showcase to highlight international and Italian-made excellence“. Now we will continue in this direction,“ concludes Feltrin, “as always in close synergy with the City of Milan. The certificates of esteem and support that have been received in recent days from all national and local institutions are the best recognition of the many entrepreneurs who, over the years, have made the Salone del Mobile a unique concept admired throughout the world.

Sicam 2021: the fair of recovery, an expected return to normality

From 12 to 15 October 2021 in Pordenone the first international fair in presence dedicated to the furniture supply sector
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 19/07/2021

The Salone del Mobile di Milano asks the government for guarantees for the September appointment

The event is a valuable tool for restarting the sector, for Milan and for the whole country.
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 23/03/2021

interzum 2021: the fair will be totally digital thanks to the interzum@home platform

With the digital platform, suppliers to the furniture and interior design industry will be able to present all their innovations
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 12/02/2021
Company: Interzum - Koelnmesse GmbH

interzum 2021: a hybrid fair with extremely flexible participation options 

The event will take place from 4 to 7 May in Cologne and on the digital platform interzum@home
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 01/02/2021
Company: Interzum - Koelnmesse GmbH

Salone del Mobile.Milano 2021: the new appointment will be from 5 to 10 September

The change of date as a result of articulated reflections by the top management of Salone del Mobile and Fiera Milano
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 27/11/2020

There is no design without Italian design: the video tribute by international designers and architects

Created by Hantang Culture, the video is a great recognition of the value and uniqueness of Italian design products.
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 23/04/2020

Salone del Mobile Milano 2020: in the name of beauty and sustainability

The most important international event dedicated to the furnishing world
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 13/02/2020

Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019: visitors and business are growing

Creativity and sustainability among the elements that characterize this edition
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 15/04/2019