Sofiero– A series by Gunnar Cyrén
The deep cuts in the classic Sofiero crystal bowl refract light like a sparkling diamond. Sofiero was designed by Gunnar Cyrén in 1961 and has been a natural part of the Orrefors range ever since.
Gunnar Cyrén (1931-2013) was a Swedish glass artist, silversmith and industrial designer. He started at Orrefors glassworks in 1959. 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.