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

News on products, companies, technologies and fairs for the production and marketing of furniture hardware, furniture accessories and semi-finished products for furniture.


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.

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POLI.design and Italy China Foundation: strategic agreement for the promotion of the culture of Italian design in China

Fondazione Italia Cina and POLI.design, the Consortium Society of the Politecnico di Milano, have signed...
In: News Publication date:  04/05/2022

Lighting: L&S Lighting acquires 100% of Forma e Funzione

L&S Lighting spa, specialized in lighting design, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares...
In: Furniture lighting, News Publication date:  02/05/2022 Company: L&S S.p.a.

Franke wins five Red Dot Design Awards 2022

Franke wins five Red Dot Design Awards 2022: the Active Twist Black Matt mixer tap and the coordinated...
In: News, Kitchen Publication date:  29/04/2022 Company: FRANKE SPA

Decorations and finishes from the new Cinque Terre Colors & Natural Collection by Fantoni

Cinque Terre Colors & Natural is Fantoni's new decorative and finishing collection developed in collaboration...
In: Printed decorative papers, Ennobled panels Publication date:  27/04/2022 Company: Fantoni S.P.A.

The economics of design in Italy in the Symbola Foundation Report

The results of the "Design Economy 2022" Report, produced by the Symbola Foundation in collaboration...
In: Economics and Marketing Publication date:  26/04/2022

Scm collaborates to the relaunch of the San Patrignano Cabinet Making

Thanks to the collaboration with Scm, the San Patrignano cabinet-making is renewed by equipping itself...
In: News Publication date:  21/04/2022 Company: SCM GROUP S.p.A.

Assopiuma: the value of tailoring

Assopiuma, an association created to promote and certify feather and down products according to the highest...
In: Foam Cushioning Publication date:  19/04/2022

Sustainability: from Elica innovative solutions for a conscious choice

Elica, a company that has always been attentive to sustainable parameters and sensitive to the issue...
In: Hoods Publication date:  13/04/2022 Company: Elica S.p.A

Stefano Boeri confirmed President of the La Triennale Foundation in Milan

The Board of Directors of the La Triennale Foundation in Milan unanimously reconfirmed Stefano Boeri...
In: News Publication date:  11/04/2022

The Hotpoint Active Steam 100 oven guarantees the best steam cooking results

Hotpoint presents the Active Steam 100 oven, an appliance that allows you to choose between four different...
In: Built-in ovens for cooking Publication date:  08/04/2022 Company: Hotpoint-Ariston