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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.

Ultra-compact surfaces: Cosentino presents the new

Cosentino presents the new “The Collection Dekton® 2020“, an extremely rich new range of colours for ultra-compact surfaces that includes four series, each with its own personality in terms of design and innovation.
The Spanish company, however, proposes another interesting novelty to the sector: the launch of “The Collection 2020“, an innovative proposal that collects and presents all the new colours that will be launched during the year. True to its mission to create unique, avant-garde and exclusive design solutions, the company chooses this new way of launching its new products, which will be maintained for the coming years. “The Collection“ thus becomes the launch platform through which Cosentino will present the latest product innovations to the sector and tell the latest news from its main brands: Dekton®, Silestone® and Sensa by Cosentino®.
Some collections, due to their exclusive nature, will be dedicated to Cosentino's best customers, who will be able to access them through loyalty programs.


Dekton® ultra-compact surfaces: four new colour series

Dekton® by Cosentino is an innovative ultra-compact surface created by the Cosentino Group for the world of architecture and design. It is a mixture of raw materials such as glass, latest generation porcelain materials and quartz; for its production the exclusive “TSP“ particle sintering technology is used, which involves an innovative ultra-compacting process. Dekton® is a surface suitable for a wide range of interior design applications and is particularly used in the kitchen to create worktops, tops, sinks, etc..
“The Dekton® 2020 Collection“ is a new range that includes four colour series for Dekton® ultra-compact surfaces: the Dekton® Liquid and Dekton® Chromica series and the Avant-Garde'20 and Portfolio'20 colour lines.
Created in collaboration with the London-based studio Patternity, Dekton® Liquid is a series of shades distinguished by great fluidity and elegance, which was welcomed with great enthusiasm at Design Miami 2019.
The Dekton® Chromica series, developed with Daniel Germani Designs, captures the attention for its ability to embody the very essence of nature.
Another noteworthy innovation is Avant-Garde'20, three shades with great chromatic richness and strong impact that further broaden the horizons of interior design. Finally, “The Collection Dekton® 2020“ is completed by the Portfolio'20 series, a line of solutions perfect for those who prefer natural shades with a classic style.

HI-MACS® solid surface presents new interactive virtual showroom

A new interactive platform to discover the properties and potential of the latest generation of acrylic stone
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 26/01/2021
Company: LX Hausys Europe Gmbh

Silestone® quartz surfaces by Cosentino: five new colours inspired by industrial style

With this collection, Silestone® introduces the innovative HybriQ+ technology that pays attention to the environment and the safety of production spaces.
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 16/11/2020
Company: Silestone by Cosentino

Bloom-S and Rules in Dekton® kitchen hoods born from the renewed collaboration between Cosentino and Elica.

Two innovative solutions that perfectly combine design and excellent performance
Category: kitchen hoods
Publication date: 05/10/2020
Company: Elica S.p.A

Solid Surface: the new Terrazzo colours proposed by HI-MACS®.

Acrylic stone, produced by LG Hausys, is an ideal material for residential, commercial or public projects.
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 11/09/2020
Company: LX Hausys Europe Gmbh

Solid Surface: Hi-macs® presents the new Aurora range of colours

Evolution of the Marble collection, the new shades inspired by the fascinating Northern Lights
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 18/06/2020
Company: LX Hausys Europe Gmbh

Cosentino celebrates 40 years of success and international expansion

The Spanish company imagines and anticipates design solutions that bring value and inspiration to people's lives.
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 11/06/2020
Company: Cosentino Group

Large format slabs of Infinity to create worktops, kitchen tops and furniture

An innovative technology to obtain slabs that recreate the effect of natural marble
Category: Mineral materials
Publication date: 24/02/2020

The 14th edition of the Cosentino Design Challenge is presented

The international competition is aimed at design and architecture students from all over the world
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 10/10/2019
Company: Cosentino Group

The ultra-compact Dekton® surface proposed in the new Slim format

Extensive design thanks to a thickness of only 4 mm
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 21/05/2019
Company: Cosentino Group

From Poliform and Dekton® by Cosentino a new concept of personalized kitchen

The versatility of the ultra-compact surface joins the mastery of a leading company
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 15/03/2019
Company: Cosentino Group