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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.

Space to innovate of ambigence in the Boulevard space at Interzum

“Space to innovate“ is the space for innovations created by ambigence, a company based in Herford, in the heart of the Eastern Westphalia furniture hub, born as a networking center for those who want to establish themselves with new ideas in the furniture industry. Ambigence objective is to encourage companies to share technical knowledge, resources and production possibilities in order to create a network able to implement ideas that often the individual company is not able to implement.“Ambigence inspires, coordinates, supports and knows the market,“ said Norbert Poppenborg, head of the company's Marketing & Business Development department.This innovative approach for the sector has seen its effectiveness with a new category of products born from the network defined “The panel is the new fitting“ in which panel and function become a unicuum, or where the furnishing element has integrated functions.The first pieces of furniture with integrated functions by ambigence such as the ViZard tilting door by Hettich and the Unico bar unit by Effegibrevetti will be exhibited at interzum 2019 at the stands of the respective companies and at the ambigence stand, in the Boulevard space. This ambigence innovation has already been awarded the German Design Award 2019 and the Iconic Award 2019 and now also competes for the Interzum Award.On May 23rd at the Speakers Corner, Norbert Poppenborg will present this new solution that disappears into the furniture and will introduce the company, its vision and the many possibilities offered by ambigence to companies.