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Industrial design in Italy - Sector financials
Databank Cerved Group, November 2011, Pages: 21
This report provides financial indicators on the industrial design Italian market: key characteristics and drivers of the demand and supply by segment, main reasons for the trends observed, financial indicators of the sector (balance sheets, P&L, financial ratios, productivity indicators, growth rates).
The market in question comprises companies which distinguish themselves for technological innovation and innovative forms and materials, elements that are normally contemplated in definitions of industrial design. The focus of the report is on manufacturers of lighting devices and furnishings that are mainly for interior use in the home.
Specifically, the report analyses the following market segments:
- Interior home lighting devices;?
- Kitchen furnishings;?
- Furniture for bedrooms and living areas, including upholstered furniture (sofas and upholstered chairs).
Production technology: varies by market segment.
- Lighting devices are supports for light sources manufactured using technologies appropriate for processing the many different materials used (mainly wood, metal and glass, but also specific types of fabric and paper).?
- Furniture production involves a broad variety of technologies ranging from woodworking and metalworking to the processing of plastics, laminates, and upholstery fabrics (cotton, Alcantara, natural and synthetic leather, etc.).
The market analysed in this report is the high-end production of the relative sectors, in terms of quality of materials, and stylistic and technological innovation.?
The segmentation of this market is defined in part by the product categories themselves:
- Interior lighting devices for residential and decorative use: furnishing objects for the home and for public facilities (e.g., hotels, restaurants, museums);?
- Furniture, which may be further broken down into two main areas: kitchen furnishings and furniture for bedrooms (night-time areas) and living rooms (day-time areas).
A further segmentation is represented by the outlet market for the design object: residential or public (contract).
In order to draw up the Competitors report, the Databank method foresees the screening of the main realities of the sectors and various one-to-one interviews with the selected players. All this is then completed via:
- the gathering of information questionnaires that are filled out by the main companies on an annual basis;
- the checking of the gathered information by a sector expert, using a verification system that guarantees maximum reliability and consistency;
- the processing of information belonging to the Cerved Group about Italian economic realities.
LIST OF COMPANIES ANALYSED 3
1. INTRODUCTION TO METHODOLOGY 4
2. SECTOR DESCRIPTION 5
2.1. Scope 5
2.2. Segments 6
3. DEMAND ANALYSIS 7
4. SUPPLY ANALYSIS 8
4.1. Key characteristics 8
4.2. Sector financials 8
CONNECTED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 19
List of Tables and Graphs:
AGGREGATE MARKET ECONOMICS - LIGHTING DEVICES: BALANCE SHEET, 2008-2010
AGGREGATE MARKET ECONOMICS - LIGHTING DEVICES: INCOME STATEMENT, 2008-2010
MARKET FINANCIAL INDICATORS - LIGHTING DEVICES
AGGREGATE MARKET ECONOMICS - KITCHEN FURNISHINGS: BALANCE SHEET, 2008-2010
AGGREGATE MARKET ECONOMICS - KITCHEN FURNISHINGS: INCOME STATEMENT, 2008-2010
MARKET FINANCIAL INDICATORS - KITCHEN FURNISHINGS
AGGREGATE MARKET ECONOMICS - LIVING/SLEEPING FURNISHINGS: BALANCE SHEET, 2008-2010
AGGREGATE MARKET ECONOMICS - LIVING/SLEEPING FURNISHINGS: INCOME STATEMENT, 2008-2010
MARKET FINANCIAL INDICATORS - LIVING/SLEEPING AREA FURNISHINGS(a)
DESIGNER LIGHTING DEVICES: COSTS TREND OF RAW MATERIALS OF KEY PRODUCTS, 2007-2010
DESIGNER KITCHENS AND LIVING/SLEEPING FURNISHINGS: COSTS TREND OF RAW MATERIALS OF KEY PRODUCTS, 2006-2010
ARCLINEA ARREDAMENTI S.P.A.
ARTEMIDE GROUP S.P.A.
B&B ITALIA S.P.A.
CAP DESIGN S.P.A.
LINEA LIGHT S.R.L.
LUBE INDUSTRIES S.R.L.
MARTINELLI LUCE S.P.A.
MOLTENI & C. S.P.A.
POLTRONA FRAU (CONS.) S.P.A.
POLTRONA FRAU S.P.A.
SCHIFFINI MOBILI CUCINE S.P.A.