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CSIL contributions at interzum@home 2021



CSIL has been invited to present the latest data concerning the global furniture industry and mattress market at interzum@home digital edition.



Thursday, May 6 | World furniture outlook: the CSIL partner Alessandra Tracogna presented the expected trends in the global furniture sector, a comparative analysis by geographical area and countries.


Friday, May 7 | The world mattress industry: the CSIL partner Giulia Taveggia presented the latest data on the mattress industry with a focus on two perspectives: a global view of the sector and e-commerce.




E-commerce in the office furniture industry. A brand new CSIL research report.



In the CSIL report ‘E-commerce for the furniture industry’ (Dec 2020) already emerged a fast increase in online sales among the largest furniture retailers, while also manufacturers started to sell through their own web platforms. Pushed by the pandemic, e-commerce is estimated by CSIL to represent 10% of the worldwide furniture consumption in 2020.



What is the incidence of web-sales in the office segment and how sector companies are reassessing logistics and marketing approach?





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.







July 1st 2020 - h 8.30

at Spazio MIL

Milan, Via Luigi Granelli 1


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 >>>

Sharing and independence: the new workplace



CSIL participated in the 10th edition of Global Office Furniture Outlook (GOFO), a seminar organized by CIFF and Edimotion during the 2nd phase of China International Furniture Fair Guangzhou, where international speakers debated matters regarding the new work-spaces and constant change in the working habits of people.


Mauro Spinelli, CSIL Partner and expert in the research field of office furniture, delivered a speech presenting the expected trends 2019-2020 in the use of office products in a continuous transformation of the office paradigms.



Office furniture features and workplace trends unveiled at OLMeet 2019


CSIL partner Mauro Spinelli presented the results of the survey “Office furniture features and workplace trends 2019-2020” at the Officelayout Meeting – OLMeet 2019 held in Milan on February 19th.



More details on the event (Italian language) at




What opportunities for French furniture manufacturers in the European market?



According to CSIL, the furniture market is forecasted to grow worldwide in the next years. The fastest growing region continues to be Asia and Pacific, with all other regions growing between 1% and 3% in real terms.


In terms of international trade of furniture, all the leading markets have shown a greater degree of openness in the last decade. Naturally there are still important differences among various national markets.



France is the fifth largest furniture exporter in Europe, the eleventh at a global level. With a production of furniture reaching around Eur 7 billion in 2017 and an export on production ratio of about 30% (23% in 2012), the country shows a large potential in the coming years.

CSIL Global Furniture Outlook at Xylexpo 2018


Alessandra Tracogna, CSIL, presented the main trends in furniture production worldwide at Xylexpo on May 9, 2018

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Latest news on CSIL activities around the world


CSIL presence at the main international furniture events and fairs


Brand new titles and upcoming research reports relating to furniture market.

Mauro Spinelli, CSIL, at OLMeet 2018


The OLMeet – Officelayout Meeting was held in Milan the 6th of March 2018. The event organized by the Officelayout Magazine focuses on the main trends in the commercial space planning.


The main theme this year has been the technology and furniture solutions to optimize costs and enhance wellbeing in the workplace.