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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.

Schattdecor: Derick Beitel appointed as new Chief Financial Officer
Change at the top of the CFO of Schattdecor, specialist in decorative surfaces: Dieter Hüttlinger, Chief Financial Officer at Schattdecor AG, gives way to Dr. Derick Beitel, who has been appointed as his successor with effect from 1 January 2023.

After 25 years of work at Schattdecor, Dieter Hüttlinger retired at the end of 2022. Hüttlinger worked at Schattdecor Germany and abroad and was responsible member of the Board of Directors for six years helping to shape the Finance area.

Roland Auer, Chairman of the Board at Schattdecor AG, said: “On behalf of the entire Executive Board and the Schatt family, we would like to thank Dieter Hüttlinger for his decades of commitment, his level-headedness and foresight. We wish him all the best for this new chapter in his life. At the end of the year, we say 'goodbye' to our esteemed colleague, full-blooded Schattdecorian and friend.”.


Derick Beitel, new Chief Financial Officer of Schattdecor

The company's Supervisory Board has appointed Derick Beitel, Head of Finance at Schattdecor since November 2021, as the new Chief Financial Officer and successor of Dieter Hüttlinger with effect from 1 January 2023.

Welcoming the new CFO, Roland Auer said: "We would like to take this opportunity to warmly welcome Dr. Derick Beitel to the Executive Board of the Schattdecor Group. We already appreciated him as a highly qualified and valuable colleague in his function as Head of Finance and are now looking forward to working even more closely with him. We wish him a good start and every success in this new challenge as Chief Financial Officer at Schattdecor".

Derick Beitel, who has been active at Schattdecor since November 2021, previously worked for over 20 years in an international corporate group in the wholesale trade and in the area of ​​Corporate Finance | BUT. Derick Beitel studied business administration at the University of Mannheim and McMaster University (Canada) and received his doctorate from the University of Witten/Herdecke. He is married and has two daughters.

In the photo in the masthead Derick Beitel, new Schattdecor Chief Financial Officer.

Smartfoil Nature and Smartflex Nature decorative surfaces from Schattdecor

A decorative structure with an optical effect similar to veneer or solid wood
Category: Printed Decorative Papers
Publication date: 19/03/2020
Company: Schattdecor s.r.l.

Finished panels, laminates and edges: Espresso 2022, complete and coordinated collection by Cleaf

A stock service always in stock for official Cleaf retailers
Category: Ennobled panels
Publication date: 19/02/2020
Company: Cleaf S.p.a.

New Schattdecor Decorations: unconventional solutions for trendy houses

Decorative surfaces with stone designs, graphic structures, reproductions of wood, decorative fabric effect
Category: Printed Decorative Papers
Publication date: 14/11/2019
Company: Schattdecor s.r.l.

Schattdecor decorative surfaces for the private and public spaces of tomorrow

A response to the growing need for comfortable and increasingly livable spaces
Category: Printed Decorative Papers
Publication date: 19/09/2019
Company: Schattdecor s.r.l.

Cleaf presents C-HOUSE: ABS faced panels, laminates and edges

The many applications of furniture and interior cladding surfaces
Category: Ennobled panels
Publication date: 05/08/2019
Company: Cleaf S.p.a.

Schattdecor: new digital prints, new decors and innovative products

At interzum, the proposals reflect Schattdecor's multifaceted product portfolio
Category: Printed Decorative Papers
Publication date: 05/07/2019
Company: Schattdecor s.r.l.

Counterfeiting: new copyright protection in the sector

Copy protection through watermarked information
Category: Printed Decorative Papers
Publication date: 04/06/2019
Company: Schattdecor s.r.l.