Helena– A series by Gunnar Cyrén
The Helena collection has been a popular, classic pattern with its enchanting optics that has been part of Orrefors’ range since 1977.
Gunnar Cyrén (1931-2013) was a Swedish glass artist, silversmith and industrial designer. He worked for Orrefors glassworks between 1959 and 1970, after that he designed among other things plastic for a few years and then return to the Orrefors 1977. Highlights of his design career include ”Popglaset” or ”Pokaler med färgade ben” (1966- 1968) and ”Nobel stemware” (1991). Over the years Gunnar Cyrén has participated in numerous exhibitions in Sweden and abroad and received the Swedish royal scholarship in 1962, the Lunning Prize in 1966 and the Prince Eugen Medal in 1988.