Nobel and Sofiero
About Gunnar Cyrén
Gunnar Cyrén (1931-2013) was a Swedish glass and silver designer. He worked for Orrefors for many years and had several national and international exhibitions.
The Nobel series was designed by Gunnar Cyrén for the Nobel Prize Banquet which is held in Stockholm City Hall in December each year. The series has a unique design and the glasses are all hand blown and hand painted in Småland. The devil snaps glasses are iconic.
Gunnar Cyrén also designed the classic Sofiero series (1961). This glass is a deep cut crystal that lets the light sparkle through it.