Since 1970 Alberto has started collaborating with architects and designers from all over the world further enhancing the company's reputation of working with key names in the field of international design.
Alessi has written several books, including La Cintura di Orione, Longanesi, Milan 1987, Not in Production next to Production, Alessi Spa, Crusinallo 1988, and The Dream Factory, Rizzoli, Milano 2016.
In 2011 he curated the fourth edition at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan: The Dream Factories: people, ideas and paradoxes of Italian design factories.
During his career, he has contributed articles for many international magazines and publications and he is visiting professor at several design colleges.
Alongside his role as head of design management on the banks of Lake Orta, Alessi is involved in the production of his own high-quality organic wines La Signora Eugenia e il passero solitario.
In October 2016 he was appointed chevalier du tastevin by the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin.