Two Parts looks for the hidden design opportunities created by technology. It started when high quality LEDs and additive manufacturing processes simultaneously became affordable and accessible. The confluence allowed for entirely unique products to be conceived of and built by a new type of company.
Made of a little hardware and a lot of software, Two Parts is a machine for converting original design into reality. It operates from Brooklyn and liaises between suppliers, fabricators, distributors, customers and other partners around the world. Like most machines, it evolves with technology in hopes of increasing its capabilities while decreasing in physical size and man-hours. Two Parts is constantly rebuilt by Christo Logan.
As a teen, Christo learned code to make websites and CAD to make Battlebots. He spent his twenties recording music in apartments and performing in bars. He became an architect because architects think they can design anything. He worked in Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Shenzhen on master plans, buildings, interiors, installations, and products while teaching tennis camps, music programs, cello lessons, and architecture and urban design graduate courses. He dropped it all to 3D print in ceramic and play with LEDs.
A Brief History
In 2016, Two Parts’ 3D printed ceramic pendants won the Good Design Award and top honors from Blueprint Magazine, Architectural Record, World Interiors News, Exhibitor Magazine, IFDA, IDA and ICFF.
In 2017, due to the production limitations of additive manufacturing and assembly in a spare bedroom, Two Parts began reinventing the pendants using new materials and manufacturing processes.
In 2019, Two Parts launched its second generation pendants. Playing off the original shapes, the new series expands its optical palette by casting premium polymers of varying opacities.