Eyewear and furniture? A surprising match made in heaven. GARRETT LEIGHT CALIFORNIA OPTICAL has collaborated with Los Angeles-based furniture design studio and manufacturer, Modernica. The duo has created the GLCO x Modernica chair, which features a custom palm print on the back with a classic Eiffel base that’s powder-colored black.
“For our next issue of Spectacle magazine, we wanted to tell a story about contemporary craftsmen, and we reached out to Modernica who we have long admired,” says CEO Garrett Leight. “We’re both based in Los Angeles and interested in creating products that are simultaneously iconic and innovative—classic styles with a contemporary twist. We found ourselves sharing ideas and realized we should do a custom collab chair.”
To reinforce and coincide with the partnership, a limited edition GLCO x Modernica sunglass frame was also created. Featuring green glass lenses and a champagne colored translucent frame, style Warren will be available with an exclusive matching case wrapper and cleaning cloth. Reflecting the shared aesthetics between the two brands, the style and color of the frame aim to further exemplify Garrett Leight California Optical’s customization capabilities.
Searching for California-cool design inspiration? Starting this month, the limited edition GLCO x Modernica chair and the GLCO x Modernica Warren frame will be available at Garrett Leight California Optical locations in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and garrettleight.com.