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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

Curt Modular Sofa Flexible bench, Jet - 9803
Curt Modular Sofa
Ghost Pendant Light
Ghost Pendant Light
Ply Pink Rug Pink
Ply Pink Rug
Crystal Rug Red - Crystal
Crystal Rug
Aaram Bar Cabinet Natural Ash
Kam Ce Kam
Aaram Bar Cabinet
Royce Lounge Chair Glossy Red RAL3007
Royce Lounge Chair
HM48 Tarn Armchair RAL 9005, Advantage Adriatic AD001
Hitch Mylius
HM48 Tarn Armchair
Degrade Rug Petrol-Wine, 170 x 240cm
Degrade Rug
Aura Pendant Light Resin Rose
Established & Sons
Aura Pendant Light
Akira Writing Desk 27 Grey White, Desktop with shelves colour - 27 Grey White
Akira Writing Desk
Around Colours Oval Rug
Wiener GTV Design
Around Colours Oval Rug
Solid Conference Table White Steel, Premium and wood lacquers 642L
Andreu World
Solid Conference Table
Around Colours Rectangular Rug Yellow
Wiener GTV Design
Around Colours Rectangular Rug
Fat Chaise Longue Right, Hero 991
Tom Dixon
Fat Chaise Longue
Around Colours Square Rug
Wiener GTV Design
Around Colours Square Rug
PH Septima Pendant Light
Louis Poulsen
PH Septima Pendant Light
Gear Coffee Table Concrete - Chalk
Gear Coffee Table
Insert Coffee Table Black Ash
Insert Coffee Table
Lato LN8 Side Table Warm black/Emparador marble
Lato LN8 Side Table
Insert Side Table Black Ash
Insert Side Table
Bon Wooden Tray Natural Oak, X Small
Bon Wooden Tray
Giro Pouf with Castors Rubber Castors, Era C03
Giro Pouf with Castors
Ego Suspension Light 3000K, Ego Cor-Ten, S
Lumen Center Italia
Ego Suspension Light
Isabella Chair 001 Stroll, Seat upholstery - 001 Stroll
Isabella Chair
Corduroy Cushion Corduroy Mustard
Corduroy Cushion
Mirage Cushion Leaf
Mirage Cushion
Gear Side Table
Gear Side Table
Dalya Armchair Coral Lacquered Beech, Step 60004
Dalya Armchair