Jonas Lindvall is a Swedish architect and designer. Originally educated as an interior architect at HDK in Gothenburg 1989-1993, he then went on to study furniture design, firstly at Royal College of Art in London and then at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. After finishing his studies he returned to his hometown Malmö were he started his own architecture and design office, Lindvall A&D. As an architect Lindvall came to prominence after his award winning design for the Izakaya Koi restaurant in Sweden earned him the Golden Chair, a prestigious national award given by the Swedish Association of Architects. As a furniture designer he has made several prize winning pieces including the Oak chair which was awarded with the "Furniture of The Year" in 2001. He has also been awarded the "Excellent Swedish Design award" on four separate occasions. In 2004, in an article entitle Wise Buys the influential magazine Wallpaper listed Lindvall as one of three designers that investors should look to as producing tomorrow's most collectible furniture. In 2008 Jonas Lindvall released the Bernard chair, a handcrafted design that was four years in development.