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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.

Suction systems in the kitchen: Elica wins important international awards
At the beginning of 2023, Elica, a company specializing in kitchen suction systems, won some of the most representative awards in the world of design, architecture and international innovation. NikolaTesla Unplugged, Ikona Maxxi Pure and LHOV are the three awarded products for design, innovation and technology, all three designed by Fabrizio Crisà.


NikolaTesla Unplugged: synthesis between ergonomics, style and functionality

The NikolaTesla Unplugged extractor hob was awarded the Plus X Award 2022 by the international and independent jury, coming from 80 different sectors, which regularly rewards the most successful brands in the field of innovation and technology.

The perfect synthesis between ergonomics, style and functionality, Unplugged won first prize in the “High Quality, Design, Ease of Use and Functionality” category. Thanks to the analog touch&feel knobs that allow you to access the functions and automatic cooking modes quickly and intuitively, Elica's innovative suction hob makes even the most complex preparations simple.

Unplugged was also awarded the Good Design 2022 by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, winning in the “Kitchen+ Appliances” category, one of the most prestigious and historic design awards worldwide.


Ikona Maxxi Pure: balance between design and well-being

The essential lines and decisive character of NikolaTesla Unplugged and the balance between design and well-being in the kitchen environment of Ikona Maxxi Pure have won the "Special mention" in the "Excellent Product Design - Kitchen" category of the prestigious German Design Award 2023, the most important international award organized by the German Design Council.

The Ikona Maxxi Pure hood with integrated air purifier also wins the ADI Design Index 2022 in the "Design for living" category, convincing the jury of the Permanent Design Observatory which every year selects and rewards the most original, versatile projects and creatives who will then compete for the Compasso d'Oro.


LHOV: an innovative system of high design

LHOV, the innovative system that integrates the hood, suction hob and oven in a single product, was also named winner of the prestigious Archiproducts design award in the “Kitchen” category. Presented by Elica at Eurocucina 2022,  LHOV has completely revolutionized the way of conceiving space in the kitchen.

The jurors of the Archiproducts design award  also chose NikolaTesla Unplugged among the exclusive finalists who had access to the competition to win the title of product of the year.

BORA X BO flexible oven: a combination of extractor, steamer and conventional oven

The novelty of the company wins the Plus X Award 2022 for innovation, high quality, design and comfort of use
Category: built-in ovens for the kitchen
Publication date: 11/08/2022

Hob, hood and oven in a single product: LHOV by Elica is born

Refined design and smart, efficient and functional solutions that, with the support of technology, improve the quality of life
Category: Hobs, built-in ovens for the kitchen, kitchen hoods
Publication date: 29/06/2022
Company: Elica S.p.A

Sustainability: from Elica innovative solutions for a conscious choice

The company has always been attentive to sustainable parameters and sensitive to the issue of environmental protection and well-being at home
Category: kitchen hoods
Publication date: 13/04/2022
Company: Elica S.p.A

Bora hob extraction systems: now in Italy with its own sales network

Objective for 2021 to concentrate efforts on doubling distribution in Italy
Category: kitchen hoods
Publication date: 19/02/2021

Elica among the top 5 companies in Italy for the high level of assistance offered to customers

The important award was certified by the German Institute for Quality and Finance
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 25/01/2021
Company: Elica S.p.A

Two Falmec hoods in the foreground in the award-winning film Parasite

The kitchen hoods are part of the Design Collection, a synthesis of stylistic and functional perfection.
Category: kitchen hoods
Publication date: 25/02/2020
Company: Falmec S.p.A.

Category: kitchen hoods
Publication date: 15/11/2017
Company: Falmec S.p.A.

Limited Edition: exclusive Faber range hoods top-of-the-line

Precious and refined for an exclusive kitchen
Category: kitchen hoods
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