xilobis-Module by xilobis
Mario Bissegger, Stefan Pluess
The Lightness of Being
The combination of a unique binding system and precisely finished elements results in elegant, custom-built furniture which is extremely practical for office or living spaces. It can be extended or added to - without any screws and tools.
Specially made cable loops are placed around the three sides of a module and made taut through the tension created by pushing out the fourth side, thus fixing the four corners in place. This, together with the rear side, forms a stable module.
Unlike furniture which is assembled using screws, the individual modules are connected to each other with balls. At clearly defined points and a distance of 25cm, precisely cut cavities are added. These hold the chromed steel balls and ensure the stability of the furniture. In addition to the structural flexibility, which requires no screws or tools, this binding system ensures the highest quality but reduced material density, making it lighter and more visually refined. The flexibility in conjunction with the available options enables you to create personalized pieces.
The standardized chromed steel balls are placed between the precisely milled cavities of the two elements to create an immovable, stable binding. The weight loading is derived from the radial balls and increases stability.
The core of the cable loop is a durable fiber which does not extend under tension. It is covered by a second protective fiber, which is very resistant to abrasion.
Birch wood is available in abundance and is a very fast growing tree species. The white and black film coating applied is more resistant than conventional and organic coatings.
The Xilobis furniture system is produced entirely in Switzerland using the most cutting edge machinery. The processed laminated birch wood is stronger than a solid wood panel and can thus be more precisely processed.
Design your own!
Your creativity can result in timeless, individual components which are unique pieces for your home. In a few simple steps, the innovative furniture system can meet your spatial or visual needs and offers great practicality along with the highest quality - an amazing furniture system!
Flexible by nature!
Components of the highest quality result in elegant and practical workplaces, attractive reception areas or your own individual home office. The innovative furniture can be extended in any number of ways and in a few steps can meet your spatial or visual needs. Simple and no tools required - saving time and money.
Build your own!
Creative and individual? In a few simple steps you can customize the furniture to your own spatial and visual needs.
The unique combination of ball and cable results in distinct individual modules and functional furniture for office and living spaces. They can be extended or added to in any number of ways. In a few simple steps you can customize the furniture to your own spatial and visual needs. Despite design being a high priority, practicality, functionality and quality clearly take precedence.
xilobis-Module System 25
Material: Birch plywood
Color: white / black
- Module 80/25: 81 x 24 x 25 cm
- Module 40/25: 41 x 24 x 25 cm
- Module 80/33: 81 x 33 x 25 cm
- Module 40/33: 41 x 33 x 25 cm
xilobis-Module System 38
Material: Birch plywood
Color: white / black
- Module 100: 101 x 38 x 38 cm
- Module 50: 51 x 38 x 38 cm
(Top with or without holes)
Product group: Storage / Shelving AV furniture Storage / Filing AV cabinets Cabinets Sideboards Office shelving systems Side boards Shelving systems modular modular modular closed base closed base closed base free standing free standing free standing wall standing wall standing with drawers with sliding doors with sliding doors with sliding doors with front in engineered wood with front in engineered wood with front in engineered wood with body in engineered wood with body in engineered wood with body in engineered wood with base in engineered wood with base in engineered wood with base in engineered wood stackable modular modular closed base closed base free-standing free-standing with sliding doors with sliding doors with shelves in engineered wood with shelves in engineered wood with structure in engineered wood with structure in engineered wood
Designer: Mario Bissegger Stefan Pluess
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