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

This section presents a vast assortment of the best technologies of innovative materials for furnishing produced by the most prestigious companies on the market. Specifically you can find: kitchen worktops, materials for bathroom furniture, thermosetting resins, decorative laminates, ceramic slabs, kitchen sink materials and more. Specifically, all the products selected by the Furnishing Idea team represent the best solutions in the field of interior design and architecture, distinguished by refined aesthetics and cutting-edge technological performance. If you want to get more information about the new materials for furniture contact the manufacturer by filling out the contact form.

Insights into innovative materials for furniture

Innovative furnishing materials are those materials used in the design of worktops, support surfaces and any coating. Specifically, they can be used in different areas of the house, such as the kitchen and bathroom. For the kitchen, the choice of materials is of fundamental importance, as attention must be paid to the resistance and durability of the materials used. Among the new furnishing materials that are very popular are the kitchen worktops in quartz, a material that gives the surfaces sturdiness and solidity over time, being at the same time a refined aesthetic choice. Sintered stone kitchen worktops, on the other hand, are made of a material with other performances, which allows to have uniform and linear surfaces, suitable for an intense daily activity.  For the bathroom area, for example, the choice of bathroom sink materials becomes even more delicate for obvious reasons of hygiene, especially when we refer to the washbasin. Specifically, among the many types available on the market, the porcelain stoneware washbasin is among the products that have the most advantages, including high resistance to scratches and wear, as well as innovative aesthetic features. 

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Sustainability: Fenix ​​is ​​now carbon neutral

Result of a product development and optimization process and the implementation of a long-term sustainability strategy
Category: Technological materials
Publication date: 09/03/2022
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

MP coated fabrics: new colors and new textures

Four collections are enriched with over thirty new and refined shades
Category: Special fabrics for coating
Publication date: 21/02/2022

The company has patented the mineral formula for a material completely free of crystalline silica
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 26/01/2022
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.

The innovative eco-sustainable material Cosmolite by Stone Italiana

A new material that enhances and ennobles the recycled product creating surfaces with high technical performance
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 14/01/2022

Let's Design ideas contest: Cosentino launches a new contest for designers and interior architects

The focus of the contest is to design a furnishing accessory using the ultra-compact surface Dekton®
Category: Technological materials for furniture, News
Publication date: 03/01/2022
Company: Cosentino Group

In this area you will be constantly updated on the innovative furnishing materials used for the manufacture of surfaces with impeccable aesthetics, classic or modern, and the best properties of durability, resistance and colour stability. In detail you will be able to consult all the information on projects, technologies and events of research and technological experimentation conducted by the top professionals of the furniture industry and craftsmanship.