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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.

The new Schattdecor decorations and bestsellers

Schattdecor presented at Sicam 2018 a new generation of universally applicable designs that respond in a timely manner to current international market trends: they are Neapolis, Mercury, Astana Pine and Waterford Oak. Neapolis sees the combination of graphic elements inserted in a classic oak wood structure; This very particular floor design is also suitable for use on furniture surfaces to give the room a rustic look.Schattdecor has implemented the trend of stone imitations with Mercury, a design that offers a wide range of possible uses that are no longer limited to the kitchen environment, but which see the application of stone in all areas of living.Astana Pine proposes a pine design for furniture with a vintage effect thanks to the surface that is not treated and its bleached layout. The narrow staves show discrete blade jumps and a pronounced 3D effect.The Waterford Oak furniture design also responds to the ever-increasing demand from the market for designs that characterize the texture and appearance of wood: with a well-marked surface finish, an extremely authentic wood reproduction is achieved.


The bestsellers of Schattdecor at Sicam 2018

At Sicam could not miss even the decorative bestsellers of Schattdecor as Jackson Hickory, Ventura Chestnut and Rovere Catania, always appreciated by designers, customers and visitors.In particular, Rovere Catania, which had already attracted much interest in 2017, was appreciated for its new shades. Claudia Küchen, director of marketing, design and intergroup communication, explained how the trend of oak in the sector continues unabated. And he added: “Based on our research on trends, thanks also to the Milan Furniture Fair, we have developed a new color for 'Oak of Catania' where we see great potential“. With Jackson Hickory instead Schattdecor has succeeded in proposing on the market a “new oak“, a furniture design valid for all the sectors of employment that offers a modern alternative to oak. The natural surface and modern coloring also guarantee durability and multiple possibilities for combinations.According to Klaus Müller, sales director for finishing surfaces, with new designs for gravure and digital printing, designers have given the right answer to developments in the sector, providing, for example, with the Tropical Tiles design, a valid proposal to the request for a design in line with current trends towards tropical and natural graphics.