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CSIL at OLMeet20 | Furniture for Airports. Between comfort and smart working




CSIL senior partner Mauro Spinelli will give a speech at the 2020 edition of OLMeet - Officelayout Meeting in Milan.



Officelayout Meeting 2020 will be held in Milan, on March 18th 2020, h 8.30, at Palazzo delle Stelline - Corso Magenta, 61. Working language: Italian.

MIFF 2020 Rescheduled to 30 June - 3 July 2020 at MITEC


Informa Markets, the Organiser of the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) 2020 has announced new dates of June 30-July 3 for the show to take place in the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

CSIL is visiting Meble Polska from 25th to 28th February


MEBLE POLSKA 2020, the largest furniture buying platform in Central and Eastern Europe will be held in Poznań, not in March as usual but on 25-28 February 2020

Detailed information and a list of registered companies can be found at:


Online registration for the MEBLE POLSKA 2020 Furniture Trade Fair >>>

CSIL is attending the Surface in Motion - Technology and Design Conference


13./14. Mai 2020 | Mainz.
Join the first “Surface in Motion – Technology and Design Conference”. Top speakers will present current topics relating to the decorative surface of wood-based materials. Choose from two parallel sessions – according to your preferences in “Technology” or “Design”.

CIFF Guangzhou and CIFM / interzum Guangzhou announce the postponement of their 2020 edition




To ensure health and safety of all participants, the organizers have taken the decision to postpone the 45th China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) and China International Furniture Machinery & Furniture Raw Materials Fair 2020 until a later date.

CSIL at ISPA Expo 2020 to be held in New Orleans




Giulia Taveggia, CSIL Partner, has been invited as a guest speaker to attend the 2020 ISPA EXPO, the trade show for the sleep products industry organized by ISPA (International Sleep Products Association), which will be held in New Orleans (Lousiana, USA) from March 18th to March 20th.


More info at

Top urban furniture markets


Cities are geographic concentrations of people, skills, economic activities and capital infrastructures, which are making them the key actors of the world economy’s growth. Cities began to emerge as strategic places for the new world economy because of their specialized differences and knowledge.

Companies willing to increase and extend their activities in a new market cannot disregard the development and peculiarities of the cities within a country.



Top Urban furniture markets. Potential demand and forecasts for 30 large cities | May 2019,  I Ed. , 79 pages - 30 world cities to focus on in order to see where the international furniture and furnishings players can find good business opportunities in the coming years.

The World Manufacturing of Home Appliances


The total turnover of the 50 selected companies is worth around USD 750 billion, of which USD 208 billion comes from the sales of the major appliances considered in the analysis (refrigerators and freezers, washers and driers, dishwashers, hoods, cooking appliances, microwave ovens, air conditioners, vacuum cleaners). CSIL estimates that the total production of this industry reached USD 256 billion in 2018, corresponding to about 1 billion units.


CSIL Market Research Report ‘ Profiles of 50 major appliance manufacturers worldwide’ (2019) ranks 50 appliance manufacturers selected according to their volume of sales. 

The Report can be purchased and downloaded at

Kitchen furniture: world market outlook


The kitchen business is one of the most innovative segments of the furniture industry in terms of new materials, coverings, and devices. The CSIL analysis offers an accurate picture of the kitchen furniture industry worldwide focusing on 60 countries, selected according to their contribution to the international trade of kitchen furniture.


CSIL Market Research Report " World furniture outlook 2020" (2019) analyses the kitchen furniture market of 60 countries worldwide. 

The Report can be purchased and downloaded at:

The European Market for Bathroom Furniture and Wellness


The European market for bathroom furniture, furnishings and wellness is worth approximately EUR 12 billion. This figure includes bathroom furniture and accessories, WC seats, bathtubs and whirlpools, sanitary, faucets, shower screens, shower trays, and multifunctional shower booths. During 2018, the market registered an increase of 2.1% (year-on-year). The best performances were reported in Central East Europe, as well as in Spain.


CSIL Market Research Report ‘The European Market for Bathroom Furniture, Furnishings and Wellness’ (2019), provides an an in-depth analysis of the bathroom furniture and furnishings industry in Europe. 

The Report can be purchased and downloaded at