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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.

Slido sliding door systems by Häfele: innovative and customizable solutions

Slido sliding door systems by Häfele offer the furniture industry and artisans a wide range of innovative and modular solutions for sliding doors in wood, glass or aluminum frame, satisfying the highest quality standards.
Slido sliding systems are also equipped with various accessories such as the electric drive or the synchronization unit and the closing mechanism and now also the cushioned opening.
Slido sliding door systems enhance the design of the furniture, guaranteeing an extremely simple installation. Thanks to the Slido mechanisms, the doors slide smoothly and quietly and it is possible to open and close effortlessly two, three and even four heavy doors up to 70 kg.
The sliding tracks are available in steel and aluminum and the guide rails are made of plastic and aluminum. It is possible to choose between roller or sliding guides, concave rollers or connected with or without height adjustment.
Slido Classic 35 VF S and 50 VF S ensures multiple design possibilities and customizable applications according to customer needs, starting from basic solutions up to the movement of elaborate designed cabinet doors.
Slido Classic 70 VF A is also suitable for particularly large and heavy doors. If the system is applied to 4-door solutions, the synchronized opening allows access to a large space inside the cabinet.


The Smuso cushioned closing system

The cabinets that have the Slido sliding door system can now be equipped with the complete Smuso cushioning system for every request, for different weights and in all directions. The Smuso shock absorbers from Häfele can be installed on furniture already in place and guarantee excellent sliding comfort.
The Smuso shock absorber system includes: Smuso CD, closing shock absorber, so that the sliding door are accompanied in closing in front or rear position; Smused OD, shock absorber in opening, the sliding door in front or rear position is damped at the end of the opening movement.
Smuso MD, shock absorber for central door, is used instead to accompany the central door of a wardrobe with 3 doors. The door can slide in both directions. Smuso ID, anti-collision absorber, inserted in a 3-door wardrobe eliminates the risk of collision between the two side doors.

Vertical sliding systems for wall units Mover and Mover Flat by Salice

Simplicity, elegance and innovation of a vertical downward sliding door
Category: Sliding doors and cabinet mechanisms
Publication date: 27/02/2020
Company: Arturo Salice

Terno Scorrevoli Switch: the innovative sliding system for aligned doors

Cost-effective aesthetics, functionality and performance
Category: Sliding door systems
Publication date: 11/10/2019
Company: tesa Spa

The range of products TopLine Hettich

Quality, comfort and functionality for sliding doors
Category: Sliding doors and cabinet mechanisms
Publication date:
Company: Hettich Italia