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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.

ZOW 2016 Bad Salzuflen: an improved format

The 2016 edition of ZOW, the specialized fair for furniture components, it will take place in Bad Salzuflen from 16th to 19th February. The event offers, after so many years, a new format to give a suitable center to exhibitors and visitors to assemble meetings B2B in an atmosphere of great attention on the problems list and the productive innovations. The layout of the show has also been modified, modernizing the preparation of the stands to be able to give the image of a real workshop to the new ZOW. The stand 22.1 will introduce a new look and the addition of three new expositional special areas where the theme of the light construction will be faced by various perspectives.   Plastic articles based on renewable resources, they are more and more popular and also in the furniture sector it is growing the interest toward these materials. In the stand n. 21 the space of exhibition “Bioplastics“ it will expose a series of projects that show diversified possibilities of application both in the furniture sector and in the interior design. Other theme on which Zow 2016 will focus the attention will be tied to the new technologies which do part of our homes and above all of kitchens. The actual tendencies like digitization and interconnection also reflect in the interiors and furniture design and accordingly in the study of materials and innovative surfaces, too. The interior designer Katrin de Louw has been called by the organizers of Zow 2016 to realize a special exhibition premise in the stand n. 20 where they will be shown those tendencies that will have a great influence on our life during the next years and that will accordingly have a conclusive effect in the furniture design.