Arrels Barcelona is the dream come true of Javier Llaudet. He had the firm determination of unearthing the textile roots of his grandparents while paying tribute to the Mediterranean lifestyle and showing the world his passion and love for art.
Today, Javier carefully curates a list of world-renowned illustrators such as Jean Jullien, Malika Favre, and Catalina Estrada and works alongside them to come up with the unique and one-of-a-kind designs Arrels Barcelona is known for. Why should art be housed in cold galleries when it can be exhibited outdoors, enjoying the sun and the beach? Arrels Barcelona is warmth and colour. Joy, relaxation, vitality. Arrels Barcelona is, in one word, Summer. And for Arrels Barcelona, summer is really much more than a season: it’s a state of mind. It’s learning to enjoy every second. It’s smiling at life before it smiles at you. Summer is disconnecting from the world to reconnect with yourself.
Having the same concerns you had as a child: playing, discovering, enjoying. Summer means not wanting to miss a single sunset. Summer is making any given Monday the best Friday ever. Summer is finding pleasure in reading a good book, listening to a concert, taking an improvised dip in the sea, going to an art gallery opening, or having drinks with friends at a hotel rooftop terrace. Summer is everything that makes you feel alive. Summer is life lived to the fullest. And…how often have you hoped for summer to never end? Arrels makes it a year- round experience and takes it to every spot in the world: from Saint Tropez to Tokyo. From London to New York. Come rain, snow, or shine. Arrels Barcelona’s mission is to “summerize” the world.