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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.

For over 50 years, REHAU's RAUKANTEX edgeband solutions have been flexibly meeting the needs of designers and furniture manufacturers with a comprehensive range that meets all aesthetic and functional requirements. The company offers more than 2,000 decors in over 200,000 variants, three different processing options, and the perfect match with RAUVISIO surfaces and panels from the market's leading players.

The RAUKANTEX family is the result of REHAU's expertise in developing innovative solutions in terms of processing and products, for a modern furniture production. Aiming at creating a perfect union between edge and panel, for the best aesthetic result, REHAU furniture edges are in fact compatible with different edging technologies and range from the classic edge with primer, RAUKANTEX pure, to those with zero-joint effect: RAUKANTEX plus, recently updated with a TPU functional layer, and RAUKANTEX pro, featuring a 100% polymer material functional layer, both processable with laser, Hot-Air, plasma and NIR infrared technologies.

Beside the ability to anticipate future trends, REHAU is focused on global challenges such as sustainability and safety, responding to modern society issues while meeting aesthetic and functional requirements. RAUKANTEX eco & RAUKANTEX evo ecological furniture edges are the perfect example of the company's concrete circular economy, being composed of 50% of recycled material from post-industrial waste, the former, and entirely made from renewable raw materials that avoid the additional demand for crude oil, the latter. RAUKANTEX fire-protect edgebands are meant instead to satisfy the fire protection theme with a self-extinguishing solution for wall coverings and halogen-free flame retardants furniture that meet the most stringent European directives.

REHAU also offers the new generation of RAUKANTEX scratch.protect matt edgebands, extremely durable, anti-fingerprint
and soft-touch, RAUKANTEX Wood veneered edgebands, ideal for finishing wood panels with a component that looks, feels and smells natural, and RAUKANTEX folding edgings, that can be shaped during production to create special fronts without handles, with beveled edges or soft-forming. The Creative Design Collection range offers glass-effect options with a metallic look, luminescent edgebands and 3D decors, to unleash interior designers’ creativity.


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