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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.

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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Ocean Surfaces by Quartzforms: a collection with great expressive power

With their refined veining that recalls the beauty of the marine world, they are ideal for interior projects of great character and elegance
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 08/07/2024

Elcam's Waterproof® water-repellent fabric: a perfect material for the outdoor and marine sectors

Tested, water- and weather-resistant, excellent quality, long-lasting and easy to maintain
Category: Upholstery fabrics
Publication date: 27/06/2024
Company: Elcam Srl

Ceramic surfaces twO by Laminam: only two millimeters thick.

The new brand of ultra-thin, lightweight and sustainable surfaces that can create versatile, original and creative solutions
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 17/06/2024
Company: Laminam S.p.A

Marazzi The Top large-format porcelain stoneware slabs: technology, aesthetics and versatility

The collection is enriched with new material suggestions and antibacterial properties thanks to Puro Marazzi Antibacterial technology
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 05/06/2024

Earthic® by Silestone® XM hybrid surfaces: the new sustainable collection from Cosentino

Developed in collaboration with design studio Formafantasma, it is the result of research into product sustainability
Category: Technological materials for furniture
Publication date: 31/05/2024
Company: Cosentino Group
Ostermann Italia Srl
Ostermann Italia Srl
The Ostermann group can be considered one of the most important established companies in Europe for the...

Linoleum furniture surfaces by Ostermann

Linoleum is a traditional material made from renewable raw materials. The high-quality and slightly elastic...

In this area of ​​the portal you will be able to stay constantly updated on the innovative materials for furniture used for the manufacture of surfaces with an impeccable aesthetic effect, classic or modern, and with the best properties of durability, resistance and chromatic stability. In detail, you will be able to consult all the information on projects, technologies and technological research and experimentation events conducted by the leading professionals in the furniture and crafts industry.

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