Wanting to give myself a swift kick for not nabbing 2 Kandya Jason chairs at the Vintage Festival at Southbank a few weeks ago.

They were covered in peeling white paint and looked a mess, but with a little TLC, this is what they COULD have looked like.

Designed by Danish designer Carl Jacobs and manufactured in London by British firm Kandya, the Jason chair’s seat and back are folded from a single sheet of flexible plywood. The sheet wraps around the chair and joins below the seat in a jigsaw puzzle-type connection.

Designed for domestic use, the chair was in continuous production for almost twenty years.

Metal legs were an option:

And it came in a number of colours:

It is now in my official list of the top 5 chairs I must own! If anyone know where I could find some to restore, please let me know…