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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.

Solid Surface HIMACS: a new colour palette with trendy shades

Colours to meet any design requirement whether for bathroom countertops, kitchen worktops or hospitality solutions
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 22/03/2024
Company: LX Hausys Europe Gmbh

REHAU Interior Solutions: new website, digital benchmark for furniture manufacturers

The site offers a comprehensive overview of products and presents services and digital tools that simplify the work of professionals
Category: wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges, Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 05/02/2024
Company: REHAU SpA

SAIB EGGER Group's Mathera surface wins Good Design Award 2023

Characterised by extremely high technical and aesthetic performance, Mathera can be fully regenerated at the end of its use cycle
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 26/01/2024

Ostermann Moss Surfaces: Nature in the Spotlight

Easy to work with, the natural material is available in three different shades of green and is fixed on a flexible board
Category: Panels, veneers and semi-finished products
Publication date: 04/12/2023
Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

Antolini Marbles: natural materials for projects of high aesthetic and functional value

The exclusive Azerocare®Plus technology offers permanent protection without colour or tactile alterations
Category: Mineral materials
Publication date: 27/11/2023

The Chiglia table by Marmo Arredo wins the Archiproducts Design Awards 2023

Designed by Stefano Boeri Interiors, it combines aesthetics and functionality, using fine and sustainable materials
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 20/11/2023
Company: Marmo Arredo Spa

Swiss Krono panels and surfaces: new trendy finishes and products at Sicam 2023

A real material library to show how wide the company's product range is
Category: Panels, veneers and semi-finished products
Publication date: 06/11/2023

Raukantex edges from Rehau: more durable and aesthetically perfect components

Three new edging solutions presented at Sicam 2023: Raukantex pigment, folding and lumina
Category: Furniture drawers, wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges
Publication date: 30/10/2023
Company: REHAU SpA

Lapitec sintered stone: a high-performance material for kitchen worktops

A natural and ecological surface, ultra-resistant to stains, scratches and the effects of time
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 13/10/2023
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.

Innovative Fenix and Arpa materials at the centre of 'Returning to Villa Casa Bianca'.

A striking temporary project narrates the characteristics and creative solutions offered by the materials of the various Broadview Group brands
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 04/10/2023
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Mathera surfaces from SAIB Egger Group: versatile and transversal for all rooms in the home and contract sector

Inspired by the world of stone, Mathera is an innovative surface project dedicated to the world of furniture and interior design
Category: Technological materials for furniture, Chipboard panels
Publication date: 29/09/2023

Rehau at Sicam 2023: innovative solutions, environmentally friendly materials and new inspirations for interior design

A wide range of solutions including surfaces, edgings and storage elements that combine aesthetics and functionality
Category: wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges
Publication date: 11/09/2023
Company: REHAU SpA

Trendy colours for interior design: the new Passion for colour 2023 collection by Rehau

New opportunities to express one's creative flair, realising design projects with shades inspired by the world of spices
Category: Furniture roller shutters, Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 08/08/2023
Company: REHAU SpA

Silestone® by Cosentino hybrid surfaces: the new Urban Crush collection

Inspired by the aesthetics of the contemporary city, it offers four new colours that recall limestone and sandstone
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 03/07/2023
Company: Silestone by Cosentino

Sintered stone: an ecological material officially recognised by the European Commission

A 100% recyclable material, resistant to scratches, fire, moisture and UV rays, it now bears the CE mark
Category: Technological materials for furniture, Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 16/06/2023

Ecotone Surfaces by Quartzforms: from Scapin Group slabs with a more sustainable formulation

Made with recycled glass, resin derived from biocompound and silica free, they meet the need for environmentally friendly materials
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 05/06/2023
Company: Marmo Arredo Spa

Innovative surfaces and materials Arpa and FENIX: All the innovations presented at interzum 2023

'Surfaces with a view', a project by Zanellato/Bortotto, an immersive exhibition to discover the fundamental values of materials
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 19/05/2023
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Raukantex edging solutions by Rehau: with glue and with zero joint effect, always the right choice

With more than 2,000 decors in more than 200,000 variations, the polymeric edging offerings of the Rehau Furniture Solutions division meet any requirement
Category: wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges
Publication date: 11/05/2023
Company: REHAU SpA

Lapitec sintered stone: five new full-body colours

A covering material particularly suitable for the kitchen world, 100% natural, without resins, inks or petroleum derivatives
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 31/03/2023
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.

Noble Matt collection from Rehau: matt trend as the absolute protagonist noble matt

Surfaces, edges and shutters with a coordinated matt finish to meet market demands
Category: Edges for furniture and decorative papers, Furniture roller shutters, Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 27/03/2023
Company: REHAU SpA

The Lapitec Chef induction hob wins the Kitchen Innovation Awards 2023

Awarded for its perfect mix of aesthetics and technology, performance and functionality by visitors to the Ambiente fair in Frankfurt
Category: Hobs
Publication date: 27/02/2023
Company: Lapitec S.p.A.

Ostermann E-Desk Redocol: now also available in the trendy color anthracite gray

The electronically height-adjustable structure for tables, the ideal solution for the home office and for modern offices
Category: Systems for tables and accessories
Publication date: 21/02/2023
Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

Arpa high quality surfaces: two new finishes and a selection of ten decors

The result of an in-depth analysis of interior design trends in terms of aesthetics, materials and settings
Category: Technological materials for furniture, Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 01/02/2023
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Cleaf and Ernestomeda: a winning partnership

The synergy between the two companies allows to create high quality surfaces, able to guarantee surprising results in terms of aesthetics and materiality
Category: Printed Decorative Papers
Publication date: 20/01/2023
Company: Cleaf S.p.a.

Surfaces in glass-effect polymeric laminate Rauvisio crystal Deep: the new collection by Rehau

An elegant depth effect to give new design possibilities to manufacturers and interior designers
Category: Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 05/01/2023
Company: REHAU SpA

Innovative wall coverings X-KIN® by FENIX: new perspectives for interior design

Available in four exclusive colors inspired by the Fenix ​​material palette, X-KIN® is extremely opaque, anti-fingerprint and soft to the touch
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 14/10/2022
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Cleaf Marine Laminate fireproof laminates obtain IMO MED certification

The Italian nautical industry has seen a 30% increase in turnover in 2021 with growth potential also for the next few years
Category: Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 23/09/2022
Company: Cleaf S.p.a.

Surfaces, edges and shutters: all the news from Rehau at Sicam 2022

Innovative solutions aimed at offering new perspectives to furniture design
Category: wooden edges, ABS edges, laminate edges
Publication date: 09/09/2022
Company: REHAU SpA

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

In addition to FENIX and Homapal, also presented X-KIN, the innovative wall covering
Category: Technological Materials
Publication date: 30/06/2022
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Sensorial Surface Design: the new Master of the Politecnico di Milano on the perceptive and technical aspects of surfaces

The objective is the training of professionals able to manage the theoretical, technical and practical aspects related to color, materials and surface finishes
Category: Economy, News and Fairs
Publication date: 31/05/2022

Decorative laminates Colors Collection: from Abet Laminati over 140 solid colors inspired by spring

Available in various types, the surfaces are ideal for any environment, both domestic and contract
Category: Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 06/04/2022

Saib: 60 years of activity and consolidated successes

Sustainability, technological innovation and research have always been the firm points of the company
Category: Chipboard panels, Ennobled panels
Publication date: 04/03/2022

Diafos translucent laminate by Abet Laminati: also suitable for lighting

The material becomes the protagonist, a real design tool for architects and designers
Category: Laminates for furniture
Publication date: 18/02/2022

Schattdecor announces business collaboration with HSG

This agreement expands the companies' range of products and services.
Category: Printed Decorative Papers
Publication date: 07/02/2022
Company: Schattdecor s.r.l.

PerfectSense Feelwood painted panels by Egger: matt and pleasant-to-touch surfaces

The matte painting further enhances the image of the decor and lends it a very natural look
Category: Ennobled panels
Publication date: 03/02/2022

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

The Materiorama installation featured FENIX NTM® Bloom and the new X-KIN surface.
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 04/10/2021
Company: Arpa Industriale S.p.A.

Gekil® antibacterial treatment by Marmo Arredo for sanitised and protected kitchen tops

A high-tech solution that eliminates pathogens from surfaces 24 hours a day
Category: Kitchen tops
Publication date: 26/02/2021
Company: Marmo Arredo Spa

Antibacterial surfaces: testing and evaluation of effectiveness a current issue addressed by Catas

Antibacterial effects and sanitizing treatments on different types of furniture surfaces
Category: Industry news
Publication date: 07/06/2020

RAUVISIO furniture surfaces by REHAU

RAUVISIO program reinterprets furniture surfaces in a completely innovative way, exploiting all the advantages...