Nowadays it is present in 50 markets and sells in 400 points of sale. The 85% of the production goes to export and 50% of its sales are for commercial projects. Its main markets are Europe together with United States and Canada; it is also present in Southeast Asia, China and UAE. Some of the most prestigious hotel chains like Hyatt®, Sheraton®, Meliá®, Room Mate® and Disney Resorts® have trusted important lighting projects to arturo alvarez.
The philosophy of the company has always been to offer hand-made lamps, of great personality and with a strong emotional component, taking good care of its finishes and treating them as unique and exclusive pieces, one of a kind.
Arturo Álvarez is the creative driving force of the company; he is the design director of the brand and one of its founders. A few years ago he has decided to invest in innovation, exploring and creating proprietary materials for his lighting designs.
A space for experimentation and reflection for other designers and Arturo Alvarez itself was born in 2007. Hector Serrano, El Ultimo Grito, Martín Azúa, Matali Crasset and Bertjan Pot have worked at this space.
Bety design is at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Barcelona, here it participated in “Concepts and designs for the turn of the century”, where they revisited the last ten years of the Spanish design.
Different creations of the brand have participated in expositions, art galleries and museums in London, New York and Tokio. It is present at the main worldwide design web portals and it is mentioned by bloggers and other trendsetters.
In 2008 the floor lamp GEA and in 2009 Fluo, were awarded with the prestigious Good Design. In 2010 Guau designed by El ultimo Grito gets a Red Dot.
In the future it considers to continue the innovation track in hand-made design, as a hallmark of the brand, exploring more energy saving, ecological light sources and in the commercial area keep on growing and consolidating export markets.