testimonials

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US


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

www.katharinafreitag.com

«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

www.gyjho.de

«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.»

 


team

WE ARE XILOBIS


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

Designer

Founder of xilobis

 

E: bissegger@xilobis.ch

P: +41 43 466 43 29

M: +41 79 240 03 32

 

Languages:

German, Italian, French

Marta Pino
Marketing & Communication


E: office@xilobis.ch

P:  +41 43 466 43 29

 

Languages:

German, English, French, Italian, Spanish

Franjo Seiler
Consulting & Sales


E: office@xilobis.ch

P:  +41 43 466 43 29

 

Languages:

German, English

Claudio Alge
Web Designer

Developer of the xilobis configurator

 

E: clod@xilobis.ch

 

Languages:

German, Italian, French, English

 

 

Marlene Brentari

Accountant

 

E: marlene@avanova-treuhand.ch

 

Languages:

German, English

 

CHRONOLOGY

THE XILOBIS milestones


2018
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

2017
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

2016

Opening of the permanent exhibition of design post Cologne

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

 

2015

Opening of the xilobis store in Munich

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

 

2014

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

 

2013

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

2012

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

Co-inventor Stefan Plüss leaves the company

 

2007

Founding of xilobis Ltd in Ticino

 

2004

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

 

2001

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.