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.

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

The Salone del Mobile.Milano ended with another very positive result in terms of both attendance and quality of visitors. The 386,236 visitors from 181 countries increased by 12% compared to the 2017 edition of the biennial Euroluce and Workplace 3.0.
In terms of numbers, 2,418 exhibitors, of which 34% from 43 countries abroad, exhibited at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the Salone del Complemento d'Arredo, Euroluce, Workplace 3.0 and the new S.Project, a multi-sector project dedicated to design products and decorative and technical solutions for interior design, which was well received.
Claudio Luti, President of the Salone del Mobile, also said: “The Salone del Mobile confirms itself as a unique event of its kind, able to involve professionals and the public in what is now a 360° event, deeply linked to Milan and its institutions and at the same time projected into an international reality“.
The importance of the Show as a fundamental engine for the Italian economy is demonstrated by the presence of the highest governmental and institutional authorities at the opening of the event.
The president of Federlegno Arredo Eventi, Emanuele Orsini, stressed that investment, creativity and enthusiasm were the watchwords of this event, which saw entrepreneurs put themselves to the test to contribute to the success of an edition that demonstrated the value of a supply chain able to move together to overcome the challenges of international markets.


Great success for collateral initiatives

Great public success also for the side events organized by the Salone del Mobile, first of all “AQUA, La visione di Leonardo“ which gave new life to the Conca dell'Incoronata recording an average of over 2,000 visitors per day. There were also many visitors to the installation dedicated to the Renaissance genius at the “DE-SIGNO.  La cultura del design italiano prima e dopo Leonardo”, which compared the know-how of today's companies with the design of Leonardo.
The appointment with the next Salone del Mobile.Milano is scheduled from 21 to 26 April 2020.

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