200 years – intern


On May 8, 1821, Albert Smit hung up his captain’s cap and settled with a newly founded company A. Smit on Brouwersgracht in Amsterdam. Now 6 generations later, we can celebrate the 200th anniversary of our company. An amazing milestone!

The gift to Marc and Valerie Smit

We asked Robbert Jan de Witte to make a work of art especially for this occasion. The artwork had to reflect the history of Smit & Zoon, but with an eye to the future. Thanks to your contribution, it has become this contemporary 19th century picture.  Can you find all the symbolism?

Marc’ message to you

Hereby the opportunity to view Marc’s personal message in your own time

Selfie booth in the Chesterfield chair

200 years calls for something special and what fits better than an iconic design that is also more than 200 years old: the Chesterfield chair. The chair symbolizes that craftsmanship, quality and innovation can survive the test of time. The chair consists of different colored pieces of leather. That diversity is a symbol for all of you, because after all, we are united by diversity! There is a Chesterfield chair in Weesp, Santa Croce, Chennai and Nanjing. Suppose you are not near a chair, then you can virtually ‘sit’ in the chair …

Make your selfie in the unique Smit & Zoon Chair!

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