Hardware for furniture, upholstery, kitchen, coatings and furnishing systems.

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 solutions of Häfele at Sicam

This year too Häfele is going to explore its skills in the field of sliding door and flap fittings, drawer systems, connectors, LED lighting solutions and audio systems for furniture. Connectivity and easiness: these are the two macro themes of the Häfele stand at Sicam.
Among the products that will be presented at Sicam are Häfele Connect, Easy Storage, Moovit MX drawer system and innovative Smuso dampers in the opening and closing directions as well as for central doors.


Global connectivity solutions

Häfele Connect is the key for connecting furniture and spaces in a smart way: the focus of this system is Loox LED lighting program and its smart Plug&Play technology.
Easy Storage is the Häfele system for the smart and space-saving organization wardrobes and walk-in closets; all elements can be assembled tool-less thanks to the Easy Storage connector, which can halve mounting times. As to ixconnect connectors range, Häfele is going to show the 8/25 spreading bolt, the new Tab15 and the new shelf supports for 3-mm holes. Häfele’s Moovit MX drawer system range gets a renovated functionality thanks to the new soft closing mechanisms, the new drawer sides heights and the new available finishes. Within the range of Slido sliding door fittings there will be novelties regarding the innovative Smuso dampers in the opening and closing directions as well as for central doors.
In the field of flap fittings the most common opening types are covered by the well-known Free family. This year Free flap H 1.5, the new fitting made from high quality plastic materials, gets a big brother for doors weighing max. 8 kg.  
Another new entry within the Häfele range of functional hardware is represented by the multifunctional mirror combining lighting, demisting and audio features (thanks to the integrated Sound System 420) in one single product and the adjustable feet Axilo.


Häfele technology makes even an old American trailer homey and comfortable

Officine Vivaldi has given new life to an Airstream 34ft Wild Glamping while maintaining its original characteristics.
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 08/06/2021
Company: Häfele Italia

Category: Sliding door systems
Publication date: 22/11/2017
Company: Häfele Italia

Category: Small parts for furniture
Publication date: 19/10/2017
Company: Häfele Italia

Häfele in Milan Design Week 2017

Partnership with the architect Simone Micheli
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 03/04/2017
Company: Häfele Italia

Aesthetics, functionality and ease of assembly

Aesthetics, functionality and ease of assembly
Category: Flap door mechanisms
Publication date: 28/10/2014