Homegrown Business: Kiara Gelle of Pilolux

Introducing Kiara Gelle, the Community Manager at Pilolux, a pioneering brand redefining luxury in custom bean bags and pillows. Pilolux’s core mission is to transcend the ordinary, elevating seating experiences into realms of unparalleled comfort and style. Rooted in a vision to seamlessly merge functionality with aesthetics, Pilolux offers high-quality, personalized seating solutions tailored to the discerning tastes of individuals and businesses alike. From exclusive hospitality venues to design-savvy consumers, Pilolux caters to a diverse clientele seeking premium, enduring comfort.

Homegrown Business: Kiara Gelle of Pilolux

What is your business called and what does it do?

Pilolux specializes in crafting custom luxury bean bags and pillows, designed to enhance living spaces with comfort and style.

What made you want to do this work?

We were driven by the desire to transform everyday seating into a luxurious comfort experience, blending functionality with aesthetic appeal.

What problem did you want to solve with the business?

Pilolux aims to address the lack of high-quality, customizable seating options that cater to sophisticated tastes and diverse needs.

Who are your clientele/demographics?

Our clientele includes upscale hospitality businesses, high-end corporate offices, and design-conscious consumers looking for premium, durable seating solutions.

How does your business make money? How does it work?

Pilolux generates revenue through direct sales of custom-designed bean bags and pillows, focusing on B2B partnerships and online B2C transactions.

Where in the city can we find your profession?

Pilolux is based in Montreal, serving clients both locally and across various markets through our online platform.

Homegrown Business: Kiara Gelle of Pilolux

What is the best question a prospective customer could ask a member of your profession when comparing services? Give the answer as well.

What customization options do you offer? At Pilolux, we provide extensive customization in fabric types, colors, and design to ensure each piece perfectly fits your space and style requirements.

What is the best part about what you do? What is the worst part?

The best part is seeing our clients’ satisfaction when our products perfectly match their vision. The most challenging part is continuously innovating to meet changing design trends and client expectations.

What is your favourite joke about your own profession?

Why don’t bean bags ever start a race? Because they always lounge around!

Where can we follow you?

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and our website to see our latest designs and get inspired!


PAY IT FORWARD: What is another local business that you love?

We love our sister company, Pilloo, another custom-print bean bag and pillow brand specializing in printing various logos, designs, and colors for nontraditional promotional marketing products. It’s perfect for events, offices, marketing agencies, and more!

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