Paul Link

LINK Architects, Cologne / Leipzig

«Light, elegant and assembled within minutes. Sideboards, a table and wine racks—with colorful sliding doors, or slate and iron. I’m thinking of get rid of other modular systems that are static and heavy and can only be built by trained personnel or DIY-enthusiasts.»

Philip Kistner

Architectural photographer, Dusseldorf

No problem with xilobis, because it is guaranteed to fit everywhere and always. With the sliding doors made of iron and slate you get beautiful unique piece and we are really excited about this discovery. "

Ralph Lindenmann

«The iconic solution for the historic cottage in Ticino.»

Ms. Wirtz

Doctor, Australia

«These ball connections and modern colours—what a clever system!»

Katharina Freitag


«xilobis is a space of a thousand creative possibilities.»

Stefan Gschaider

GschaiderContract Furnishings, Leichlingen

«It is unbelievable how xilobis looks good and how easiliy the modules can be put together to form new cabinet and shelf solutions. The ideas and possibilities are virtually unlimited.»

Alessandro Stella

Director of the Lugano Tourist Office

«Flexible, functional, fresh and innovative. These were our requirements for the new office space. An inspiring environment!»

Katharina Goldbeck-Hörz

Goldbeck Hörz Public Relations GmbH, Leinfelden-Echterdingen
«We are absolutely happy! xilobis is a system with brains. The design is young, the furniture is charming in its handling and convinces with its dynamism and flexibility. The xilobis system is a product for women who like to rearrange from time to time.»

Gyjho Frank


«Ingeniously simple–simply ingenious!»

Simone Soldini

Director of the Art Museum Mendrisio

«For our historic rooms from the 13th century we wanted a functional, high-quality furniture with a timeless design—something special.»




We are a small but mighty team—visionary, competent and dynamic. We are all passionate about xilobis and we are proud to excel at what we do.

Mario Bissegger


Founder of xilobis


E: bissegger@xilobis.ch

P: +41 44 313 11 13

M: +41 79 240 03 32



German, Italian, French

Mario Bissegger, Designer

Franziska Eymann
Consulting & Sales


E: office@xilobis.ch

T:  +41 44 313 11 13




German, Englisch, French

Franjo Seiler
Consulting & Sales

E: office@xilobis.ch

P:  +41 44 313 11 13



German, English

Claudio Alge
Web Designer

Developer of the xilobis configurator


E: clod@xilobis.ch



German, Italian, French, English



Marlene Brentari



E: marlene@avanova-treuhand.ch



German, English



THE XILOBIS milestones

An independent sustainability study confirms that the xilobis modular furniture system can provide valuable credits within the green building certification program LEED.
Additional warehouse at the xilobis-Store Zurich

xilobis is now represented in Ticino by two renown design furniture stores (Knecht arredamenti Locarno and Dick & Figli Lugano)

Closing of the xilobis store in Locarno


Opening of the permanent exhibition of design post Cologne

Opening of the xilobis store in Zurich’s popular Viadukt shopping mile



Opening of the xilobis store in Munich

Reddot award 2015: winner furniture design for a sustainable product solution



Opening of new xilobis stores in Zurich, Stuttgart and Tokyo

The central warehouse is moved to Zurich and staffed by employees of the Foundation Züriwerk.

Small parts are manufactured by the Stöckenweid Foundation work home.

Rollout of the new product line xilobis system 24



Founding of xilobis Germany Ltd
Rollout of xilobis Vino, a unique wine rack


Conversion of xilobis Ltd into xilobis PLC, with headquarters in Zurich

Co-inventor Stefan Plüss leaves the company



Founding of xilobis Ltd in Ticino



The two creators combine activities under the brand name xilobis, and continue to work on developing and perfecting the system.



Mario Bissegger, inventor of the ball connection, and Stefan Plüss, inventor of the tension cable construction, meet at Design Prize Switzerland and discuss combining both systems for the first time.