Arturo Alvarez is the driving force of the company and one of its founders. He is the brand creative director and also product supervisor. The prestigious London lighting publication darc magazine describes him as self-made international renowned creator, that hasn’t lost the original vision of his project, based on the observation and exploration of his surroundings, turning the quotidian universe into inspiration for his eye-catching innovative lamps.
International projects and awards
We have been awarded with international design prizes that answer for our work, such as Good Design, red dot, HD Product Design Competition and BEST OF YEAR 2014 of Interior Design Magazine (New York) in the category of “Innovative Translucent Shading/Lighting Solution”. arturo alvarez designs are appreciated worldwide in more than 50 countries. The company develops lighting solutions for prestigious and well-known international hotel chains: Hilton, Sheraton, Radisson, Melia, Tribeca, Rotana.
Day by day, arturo alvarez catalogue, is more and more environmentally friendly and conscious about energy-saving issues. LED has been implanted in many of our collections and we use recycled material y some of our collections: Shio, Aros, Bety, Blum, Arc, Caos or Ícarus.
SIMETECH®, unique material by arturo álvarez
In April 2014, arturo alvarez patented SIMETECH®, a handmade material, composed by a stainless steel mesh with a silicone covering application. The diverse possibilities this stainless steel mesh allows with its silicone covering converts SIMETECH® in a highly malleable and moldable material, suitable for creating large volumes with different textures and light capacity, adapting itself to the design and identity of every lamp. This material creates zones of chiaroscuro providing a warm and hypnotic light that floods the room causing nice and welcoming atmospheres, full of personality. SIMETECH® it’s available in 5 different colours, and it has been used in 13 of our collections.