The creation of our company lies in the early 60 when Mr AG Th. Lensvelt started with the import of the original Barber Chair.
Lensvelt was founded in 1979 by Mr. A.G. Th. Lensvelt.
The core activity was the sale of wooden executive furniture. The executive furniture was soon adopted by fellow producers of office furniture as an extension of their products.
For in those days quality was already an important condition for success.
This fact meant that Lensvelt started with his own production facility. This decision led to a boost in sales, because the flexibility and quality of the products were elevated to a higher level.
The desire awoke to develop Lensvelt further as a sales organization to a broader range of office furniture.
This resulted in 1986 in an exclusive import contract for the entire range of a German manufacturer of office furniture. This was the first introduction of an office-system-furniture within the organization. Working with this package led the organization to a higher degree of professionalism. Selling furniture system requires knowledge work processes and ergonomics. Due to the growing sales, the formation of a logistical and administrative organization was needed to control the total processes.
In 1989 the company decided to continue as a producer of office-system-furniture.
As a result, the organization in 1990 introduced the Compass system furniture line. Compass was the first office-system on the Dutch market which complied in accordance with BS 2449.
Compass was a huge success because it complied with the ergonomics of the nineties and because for this time, it had a very modern design for a reasonable price.
The interior of City hall in The Hague, with 300 workplaces in 1993 was the breakthrough for the company in the design world. The American architect Richard Meier designed for this project the furniture line CHTH (City Hall The Haque). It is for the ..