Jacco Maris named the Ruban Plié Oval pendant after its form, the term meaning bent steel in French. With its fluid, organic ribbons of metal, the fixture is a hallmark of Maris’s talent for experimentation with materials.
Jacco Maris named the Ruban Plié Oval pendant after its form, the term meaning bent steel in French. With its fluid, organic ribbons of metal, the fixture is a hallmark of Maris’s talent for experimentation with materials. The original thesis here was to take scraps of metal and bend them into graceful forms. The result is a manipulated steel construct, handmade in The Netherlands, flowing around six lights. The pendant comes in stainless steel, high gloss steel, powder-coated white, powder-coated black, and brass finishes.
Hardwired fixture; professional installation strongly recommended.
Clean with soft, dry microfiber cleaning cloth.
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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