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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.

Thanks to Lectra’s Versalis® high quality and low costs

Miti, Italian producer of luxury upholstered furnishing, has chosen to insert in his own company the cutting room Lectra’s Versalis®, world leader in the sector of integrated technological solutions for the companies that use fabrics, leather, technical and composite materials. Miti is a Venetian company that melts creativeness, artisanship and innovative design becoming all over the world the producer of stuffed piece of furniture selected as supplier from the high-end marks. The company works side by side with customers to offer them couches, booths and tailored armchairs, characterized by innovative and original elements. Initially Miti planned and assembled internally, while externalized the cut of leather to external suppliers. To maintain high the quality and to contain the costs of production the management of Miti has decided to insert the cut of leather internally.   “As supplier of brand of the furniture sector, high-level all over the world, we are not able in some way to come to terms, regarding the standards of quality and to respect the terms of delivery. Besides we are proud to create products that offer an excellent value for money“, Roberto Poloni explains, CEO, Miti. “With an internal cutting room equipped with the cut solution Lectra Versalis, we gain the control on the consumption of the leather and on the operational costs, and to the meantime we assure that the quality of the cut pieces will be able to satisfy also the most demanding clients.“       The company has already reached its aim in terms of quality and to this day cuts 65 leather every day. The sophisticated software of Versalis and the cutting precision has allowed the company to maximize the efficiency of the material using more than 70% of a leather for the creation of some models. To assure that the new productive processes keep on unwinding without problems and that the company maintains the results in the long term, Lectra’s experts will keep on supporting Miti for the duration of this important project. “Versalis has shown in the field how can help all over the world the manufacturing companies of stuffed furnishing to get constant quality, meaningful saving of material and more productivity. We cannot wait to help Miti to reach the same benefits, as to support them in their resourceful appointment“ Céline Choussy Bedouet affirms, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Lectra.