Furniture hardware, furniture accessories and 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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Office sector: Inspirations and solutions from Hettich for a constantly evolving office

Hettich offers a line of 4 Caddy, with an amazing capacity for transformation, four solutions that reveal...
In: Convertible systems for tables Publication date:  11/10/2021 Company: Hettich Italia

Firefighter fire-retardant coatings by Verinlegno: safety and high performance

Verinlegno presents the Firefighter range, the new fire-retardant coatings with class 1 certifications...
In: Furniture paints Publication date:  07/10/2021

Innovative materials in a sensory journey by Constance Guisset for FENIX Scenario

On the occasion of the Milan Design Week, FENIX Scenario, hosted Materiorama, a sensory path created...
In: Technological materials for furniture Publication date:  04/10/2021 Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Flexible polyurethane foam: industrial waste becomes useful and valuable

During Milan Design Week 2021, Spaces Isola hosted the thematic installation Window Display - Foamy Fantasy,...
In: Polyurethane Publication date:  01/10/2021 Company: Pelma S.p.A.

Ostermann at Sicam 2021: the latest trends in the world of edgings and a range of innovative products

At Sicam 2021, Ostermann, the edging specialist, will present the latest trends in edging and a wide...
In: ABS edges Publication date:  29/09/2021 Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

Ikona Maxxi Pure extractor hood by Elica with integrated purifier

Elica offers Ikona Maxxi Pure, the new extractor hood with integrated purifier: two products in one designed...
In: Hoods Publication date:  27/09/2021 Company: Elica S.p.A

Export: Sace Report 2021 estimates 11.3% growth of Italian exports

The Export 2021 Report of the SACE' Ufficio Studi, now in its 15th edition, confirms the important economic...
In: Economics and Marketing Publication date:  24/09/2021

Assopiuma: the new labels feather/down 100% biodegradable

Assopiuma, the Italian association that since 1981 unites the main producers of feather padding, updates...
In: Foam Cushioning Publication date:  22/09/2021

Wood and furniture technologies: an exceptional first half of 2021

From the analysis of the first half of 2021 by the Acimall Studies Office, more than positive results...
In: Economics and Marketing Publication date:  20/09/2021

Materials for padding Elcam: innovative products with high quality standards

Elcam, a company specializing in the production and processing of upholstery materials, offers some innovative...
In: Paddings materials Publication date:  15/09/2021 Company: Elcam Srl