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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 Salone del Mobile.Milano is back: a restart that looks to the future

The Salone del Mobile finally starts again in presence from 7 to 12 June at Rho Fiera with the numbers and dimensions to which we are accustomed: all 20 pavilions of the exhibition center are in fact occupied, for 200 thousand square meters of area and 2,000 exhibitors, 25% of which are foreigners.

The most important international event for the furniture design sector is celebrating its sixtieth edition this year: sixty years in the name of quality and innovation to which today are added the fundamental themes of environmental and social responsibility.
Aware of being a moment, a place and an important tool to be able to think together about the generative capabilities of the project and the role of the entire furniture system, the Salone reaffirms the value of meeting, confrontation and dialogue.


All scheduled events

At the fair it is possible to see all the events: from the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition and Workplace3.0, up to the biennials, EuroCucina, with the collateral event FTK: Technology For the Kitchen and the International Bathroom Exhibition. S.Project is also back, a space transversal to the different areas of the project which debuted with great success in 2019. Finally, the SaloneSatellite, this year present in halls 1/3, with its 600 talents under 35.

The event is also accompanied by a Talk program, which the Salone del Mobile.Milano and the SaloneSatellite stage from 7 to 12 June in their respective arenas: at "Design with Nature", in pavilion 15 of S.Project and in the pavilion 3 of the event dedicated to talents under 35.

In addition to the traditional exhibition program, there are also two ADI thematic exhibitions, linked to the biennials, DESIGNin the Kitchen and DESIGNin the Bathroom, entrusted to the curatorship of the architect Alessandro Colombo with Paola Garbuglio in pavilions 9/11, 22/24, and, in pavilion 15 , the large installation “Design with Nature” curated by Mario Cucinella for the Salone del Mobile: a virtuous ecosystem to represent the future of living.


Responsible design is the protagonist

Sixty years, therefore, of excellent products, but also of responsible design that places man and nature at the center.

“Events are often built around anniversaries to make them special and load them with meaning. Today there is no need. The pandemic and the international scenario require us to reflect deeply on the meaning of this sixtieth edition ”says Maria Porro, President of the Salone del Mobile.Milano. “We are experimenting with new ways of working, traveling, living. An everyday life to be rebuilt that challenges us and pushes us to reinvent ourselves.An entire sector is already working to provide answers on how the spaces we live in must adapt to changes. This Salone is finally an opportunity to share them ".

Salone del Mobile.Milano: evolution and innovation for a new vision of the future

An edition rich in attendance and projects: 172,500 square metres of net exhibition area and almost 1,900 exhibitors with 30% foreign companies
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 14/02/2024

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

Salone del Mobile.Milano: sustainability at the center of the 60th edition

From 7 to 12 June, at Fiera Milano Rho, the event is back in attendance with over 2,000 exhibitors
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 17/03/2022

The Salone del Mobile in Milan postponed to June

The 60th edition of the show will take place from June 7 to 12 and will favor a strong presence of foreign exhibitors and operators
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 18/01/2022

Digitalisation in furniture production: an opportunity for companies

Interesting remarks by Andrea Silvestri, Manufacturing & Solutions Specialists Team Leader at Lectra
Category: Cutting systems and software for the padding industry
Publication date: 28/01/2021
Company: Lectra Italia

The design industry and the challenge of recovery: the theme of the 6th Design Summit Pambianco Interni

Pambianco Research has highlighted how digital and sustainability will be the strongest trends in the medium term
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 02/08/2020