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We are experts in improving the sound environment. Zilenzio develops and delivers high-quality sound absorption using well considered and designed solutions.

Marie Lindqvist’s and Jenny Helldén’s furniture company Zilenzio quickly became a hot topic in the Swedish furniture industry. How could the two former colleagues who had previously neither managed a company nor indeed designed a piece of furniture, manage, in the space of six months, to establish a company and develop it into such a powerful one?

The answer is as obvious today, more than 16 years later, as it was then. Zilenzio sells a unique feature which they know customers want – and then it is easy to sell. In addition, the two have remained determined to undertake this journey in their own way.

“Open-plan offices became more popular and many of my former employer’s furniture customers were asking for sound screens. We started our own company and contacted Pontus Thorsson who conducts research in acoustics at Chalmers who helped us with the product development. Together with skilled craftsman Joakim Frendin at Frendins Snickeri in Fjugesta, we managed to develop a sound absorbing screen for the Stockholm Furniture Fair only a few months later. It attracted customers straight away and at the same time, we were learning to become entrepreneurs,” says Marie Lindqvist-Pahlstad, who is CEO and founder.

“When we started hiring staff, we agreed that we had to create a good corporate culture. At Zilenzio everyone feels good about their work. We take care of each other and we focus on training, health, the family and our core business. The employees are our ambassadors,” says Jenny Helldén, who is the CFO and founder.

The company still has its headquarters in Örebro. The basement is now replaced with a house that has been redesigned to adapt to the company’s operations creating a very pleasant working environment for the employees. Their relationship with product developer Thorsson has deepened over the years. The acclaimed Note Design Studio now helps them with their design. And their business concept has stood the test. Marie and Jenny are now established in the industry and are in control of a well-known, well-liked, professional and caring organization with products that everyone knows is the best in its class.

“We sell functionality, we always will. And no one can beat us. Anything else is neither sustainable, honest or trustworthy,” says Marie Lindqvist-Pahlstad.

All products by Zilenzio

Pier Bar Stool Black Stained Oak
Pier Bar Stool
Pier Counter Stool Black Stained Oak
Pier Counter Stool
Candlelight Lamp Light Oak
Le Klint
Candlelight Lamp
Alumina Table Lamp Sapphire Blue
Alumina Table Lamp
Oblong Tray Side Table
Oblong Tray Side Table
Ndebele Rug Ndebele Green, 200 x 300cm
Ndebele Rug
Lan Rug Indigo, 180 x 336cm
Lan Rug
Backstitch Busy Rug Busy Brick, Large
Backstitch Busy Rug
Degrade Rug Petrol-Wine, 300 x 400cm
Degrade Rug
Ply Yellow Rug Yellow
Ply Yellow Rug
Ply Blue Rug Blue
Ply Blue Rug
Musico Dining Chair Satin Brass, Divina 3 106
Lee Broom
Musico Dining Chair
Aura Pendant Light Resin Rose
Established & Sons
Aura Pendant Light
Aaram Bar Cabinet Natural Ash
Kam Ce Kam
Aaram Bar Cabinet
Frisee 252 Armchair Ashwood 0028
Frisee 252 Armchair
Blend Bar Stool Natural Walnut
Stellar Works
Blend Bar Stool
5321 Table Lamp
5321 Table Lamp
Type 80 Wall Light Metal Rose Pink, With cable/plug
Type 80 Wall Light
Type 80 Table Lamp Metal Rose Pink
Type 80 Table Lamp
Lato LN8 Side Table Warm black & Emparador marble
Lato LN8 Side Table
Round Pouf Faded Velvet Ocean
Round Pouf
Fly SC4 Coffee Table White oiled oak, Bianco Carrara marble
Fly SC4 Coffee Table
April Coffee Table, Low Ash Natural Oil
April Coffee Table, Low
Gogan Sofa CA1 A8594 Spring palette 2 33 grey
Gogan Sofa CA1
Insert Side Table Black Ash
Insert Side Table
Gear Coffee Table Concrete - Chalk
Gear Coffee Table
Vuelta Table Lamp
Vuelta Table Lamp
Gear Side Table
Gear Side Table
Ripple Carafe Glass Smoked
Ripple Carafe
Isabella Chair 001 Stroll, Seat upholstery - 001 Stroll
Isabella Chair
Flowerpot VP7 Pendant Light Gloss Red Brown
Flowerpot VP7 Pendant Light