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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.

News: Technological Materials

This section of the portal is entirely dedicated to technological materials used in the furniture industry. In particular, here you can learn more about editorial articles dedicated to different furnishing solutions, such as porcelain stoneware kitchen tops, granite kitchen tops, quartz sinks, laminate or fenix kitchen tops and much more. Do you want to get more information on the manufacturers of technological materials for furniture? Consult the most renowned manufacturers active on the market and discover their latest innovations.

Insights into technological materials for furniture

In the manufacture of furniture, innovative materials can be used that enhance the furnishings. Recently, the manufacturing companies have experimented with the creation of innovative materials for the furniture sector that are used for the construction of kitchen tops, such as porcelain stoneware kitchen tops. Porcelain stoneware is characterized for example by anti-stain, anti-scratch, impermeability, resistance to high temperatures and is an extremely hygienic material.

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

Antolini, a historic Italian company recognised at an international level for the production of natural...
In: Mineral materials Publication date:  27/11/2023

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

Lapitec, the Venetian company that produces the surface of the same name, presents at Sicam 2023, in...
In: 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'.

The innovative materials Fenix and Arpa, in collaboration with the other brands of the Broadview Group,...
In: 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

Mathera, the new generation surfaces, born from the collaboration between SAIB Egger Group and Diego...
In: Technological materials for furniture, Chipboard panels Publication date:  29/09/2023

LX Hausys launches new European website to inspire the world of design and architecture

LX Hausys, manufacturer of innovative surface and flooring materials, launches its new European website,...
In: Technological Materials Publication date:  24/08/2023 Company: LX Hausys Europe Gmbh

Linoleum for furniture in three new earth-coloured shades: natural, sustainable and easy to work with

Forbo, the world's leading linoleum company, recently presented three new colour variants for its furniture...
In: Technological materials for furniture Publication date:  26/07/2023 Company: Ostermann Italia Srl

SapienStone porcelain stoneware tops for the new design of the Vòce restaurant - Aimo e Nadia

The new outdoor area of the restaurant Vòce - Aimo e Nadia in the Giardini di Alessandro Manzoni has...
In: Technological materials for furniture, Mineral materials Publication date:  24/07/2023

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

The Cosentino Group presented the new Urban Crush collection by Silestone®, inspired by the aesthetics...
In: Technological materials for furniture Publication date:  03/07/2023 Company: Silestone by Cosentino

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

Sintered Stone has been officially recognised by the European Commission, which has defined a new product...
In: 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

Scapin Group presented at the Salone del Mobile.Milano the Ecotone™ collection of slabs, the new...
In: Technological materials for furniture Publication date:  05/06/2023 Company: Marmo Arredo Spa

In this area of ​​the portal you can find out about the latest news concerning the category of technological materials for furniture. In particular, you can consult editorial articles dedicated to companies and the latest products, you can deepen research and sector studies. If you are working on a new furniture project you can consult the latest market trends to make them unique and refined.

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