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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Innovative materials for interior design at the center of two FENIX installations

On the occasion of Milan Design Week 2022, FENIX presented two installations: "De-Structura", focused...
In: Technological materials Publication date:  30/06/2022 Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Hob, hood and oven in a single product: LHOV by Elica is born

Elica presented a world preview at Eurocucina / FTK 2022 LHOV, an innovative product that integrates...
In: Hobs, Built-in ovens for cooking, Hoods Publication date:  29/06/2022 Company: Elica S.p.A

Antibacterial surfaces: Catas obtains ISO 22196: 2011 accreditation

Catas has been accredited for measurements regulated by ISO 22196: 2011, to evaluate the antibacterial...
In: Economy, News and Fairs Publication date:  27/06/2022

XXVII Compasso d'Oro ADI: the winners of the 2022 edition awarded

On June 20, the award ceremony of the XXVII Compasso d'Oro took place for the first time at the headquarters...
In: Economy, News and Fairs Publication date:  24/06/2022

Elcam padding materials: high quality for guaranteed comfort

Solotex, SoloFlex, SoloSoff and the specific water-repellent fabric for outdoor Waterproof are some of...
In: Paddings materials Publication date:  22/06/2022 Company: Elcam Srl

Xylexpo 2022: starting point of a new cycle of innovation

From 12 to 15 October 2022 in the pavilions of Rho Fieramilano will take place Xylexpo, the world biennial...
In: Fairs Publication date:  20/06/2022

Fuorisalone 2022: a great success that has revitalized the city of Milan

Fuorisalone 2022 saw an excellent response from the public with numbers that bring us back to the pre-Covid...
In: Economy, News and Fairs Publication date:  17/06/2022

Salone del Mobile.Milano: a turnout beyond expectations underlines the desire to restart

The Salone del Mobile.Milano, back in presence, ended with a very positive result: over 262,000 visitors...
In: Fairs Publication date:  14/06/2022

Sustainability and ecological transition: the themes at the center of the Salone del Mobile.Milano

The Salone del Mobile reaffirms its commitment to sustainable development, both environmental and social,...
In: Fairs Publication date:  13/06/2022

Ossicolor: for 50 years it has amazed with style, quality and design

Ossicolor celebrated its 50th anniversary as a leader in the supply of aluminum components for the furniture...
In: Decorative profiles for furniture Publication date:  06/06/2022 Company: Ossicolor S.r.l.