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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.



Since 1941 PREFER has specialized in the design and production of mechanical locks and locking systems for the window and furniture markets. PREFER is a rational, qualified, modern structure, capable of interpreting and anticipating the expectations of the market and of the most demanding users, combining a high quality offer with maximum efficiency of services. It studies and produces reliable locks and locking systems, intended for the furniture and industrial and residential windows and doors markets, with a view to constant growth and continuous refinement. The company objectives are continuously checked and updated, in order to make the work of customers easier, foreseeing their needs, supporting them in their choices and supporting them in their everyday work. These goals, achievable by means of a systematic and attentive management, which can reach the goal, only through compliance with a management system, designed with the intention of continually improving and always keeping in mind the needs of all business realities. The management's attention is particularly focused on Research and Development, investing all that is necessary to create products aimed at the future and which not only keep up with the times, but also prevent it. However, neither the quality of work nor industrial relations are neglected from the same direction, to reach personal motivations and satisfactions, convinced as it is that a stimulating and creative environment can contribute to everyone's growth.

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