Solo Pendant

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The Solo Pendant

Jacco Maris’ Solo pendant is named after a beloved dog, a wandering hound he found near Pompeii whom he called an Italian wonder-dog—the paw print on the fixture Solo’s signature! The fixture is available in either bronze or aluminum. The body in aluminum is powder coated in three available colors: anthracite, silver and white. The brass body is patinated in bronze. The fluorescent reflector provides a diffused light and the fixture is available in three sizes—60 cm, 100 cm and 140 cm—the largest of which is available with a dimmable fluorescent tube.

Specifications

Solo Pendant
Solo Pendant Tech Drawing
Product Name
Solo Pendant
Manufacturer
Jacco Maris 
Environment
Indoor
Shade
Aluminum or Brass
Cord
Clear
Cord Length
6 Feet
Light Source

T5 Linear
CFL

1 x 14 Watt
cUL Certified
Yes
Weight AL 60
9 lb.
AL 100
15 lb.
AL 140
21 lb.
BR 60
22 lb.
BR 100
40 lb.
BR 140
53 lb.

Download product specification sheet for a full list of available size and lamping options


  • Jacco Maris Solo Aluminium Anthracite Jacco Maris Solo Aluminium in Anthracite
  • Jacco Maris Solo Aluminium Silver Jacco Maris Solo Aluminium in Silver
  • Jacco Maris Solo Aluminium White Jacco Maris Solo Aluminium in White
  • Jacco Maris Solo Brass Jacco Maris Solo Brass in Bronze
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Designer

FORM Magazine says of this Dutch designer, “For close to 20 years, Jacco Maris has been cooking up inventive, lovely lighting.” Maris’ early interior design education took place in the Utrecht in his home country of The Netherlands. He also spent some time at the Design Academy Eindhoven, a school that nurtures the talents of many of the country’s biggest design stars. In 1994, he launched his own firm, beginning with window displays and then moving into interior design. Maris’s first collection was born when a client asked him to create a light fixture for a room he had designed. His inspiration sprung organically from his life, as he enjoyed taking trips to the scrapyard, where he would gather raw materials for what would become one of his early signature materials: curvy steel. “I bought a roll of metal and found some tubes and other materials at the scrapyard,” he explains. “My first small collection was called Ruban Plié, which is French for bent steel.”

The year was 1996, and Jacco has never looked back, continually pushing the stylistic envelope. Though he’s become known for the elegantly entwined metal sculptures punctuated with light sources, he has pushed into new material territory with his latest releases, such as the Ode 1647 and the Outsider, its shape morphing from a cache of headlights salvaged from Russian tractors he found. This fixture was the biggest departure from his former style. “I’m not trying to make a collection that fits together,” he says. “I am attempting to create a series of icons.” Maris told Architects + Artisans: “We love to create especially beautiful designs with unique materials which complete the living space, both beautiful and functional. And we try to make sure it is a great, timeless choice because we only love to create lights that stay.” Considering the praise by the media, he's done just that!

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