The designer Arturo Alvarez co-founded the company, of the same name, in 1994 and is dedicated to the design and production of decorative lamps with their own personality. All production is entirely hand-made in Spain, which results in the creation of exclusive designs with lots of possibilities in terms of materials and compositions. All products include labels and are engraved with the brand name, arturo alvarez, in the metal bases to ensure authenticity. The arturo alvarez mission: "We put all our hopes and resources to provide with hand-made designs, meticulous in every detail and able to fulfill all the lighting and emotional need of any human being."
arturo alvarez' pendants, table lamps and wall lights are entirely handmade in Spain. They are held to strict quality controls and are made with the best raw materials.
Born in the Basque Country (País Vasco) in 1965, Martín Azúa graduated from Universidad de Barcelona in Fine Arts, specializing in Design. He also holds a post-graduate degree in Architecture and Design of Ephemeral Installations at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
He lives in Barcelona where he combines his work as a designer with teaching at the ELISAVA School of Design. He currently collaborates as a designer with a variety of companies and institutions, while at the same time carrying out experimental and research works that have been shown both in individual and group exhibitions, as well as projects appearing in renowned journals and international publications.
Martín Azúa designed the medals for the Barcelona World Swimming Championships 2003 and was responsible for packaging Madrid's bid for the 2012 Olympics. His Basic House piece has been acquired for the MOMA museum in New York.View other products by Martin Azua