Gunilla Jung was a glass and artist and Silversmith. She designed  for Karhula (later Iittala) in the 1930s at the Institute of Applied Arts in Helsinki. Maybe best known for her pioneering lighting projects, such as in Helsinki’s Savoy Theatre.

Taito created her first silver designs and, later in the 1930s, others by Viri and Kultaseppät. She worked with Frans Nykänen, who at varying times was a director at both silversmithies.

Works

A blue bowl designed by Gunilla Jung
A bowl designed by Gunilla Jung
Gunilla Jung Model 1032 Opaline Glass with Flowers Pendant for Orno
Gunilla Jung Model 1032 Opaline Glass with Flowers Pendant for Orno
Gunilla Jung Finnish silversmith and lighting designer - Encyclopedia of Design
Gunilla Jung Finnish silversmith and lighting designer – Encyclopedia of Design
Gunilla Jung Communion Set, Church of Mikael Agricola
Gunilla Jung Communion Set, Church of Mikael Agricola in Modern Silver throughout the World
Coffee set in silver designed by Gunilla Jung.
Coffee set in silver designed by Gunilla Jung. Applied art in Finland.

Sources

1939. Applied art in Finland. Les arts appliques en Finlande. Las artes utiles en Finlandia.

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing.

Hughes, . (1967). Modern silver, throughout the world, 1880-1967. Crown Publishers.

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