Industrial Chic

Hampstead Heath, London

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A splendid aquarium installation in a contemporary home in London filled with unique artwork resulting from the owners’ extensive travel and passion for one of a kind, exquisite items.

The industrial chic design of the property is warmed up by the deep blue of the aquarium. The modern aquarium separates the cinema area from the library whilst maintaining the feeling of a large open space in this basement extension.

Having grown up on the Mediterranean coast, the clients have a strong connection with the ocean, both being avid divers and sailors. They wanted to express this passion in their London residence by creating a statement custom aquarium that can be admired by friends and family.

The modern aquarium is 3.15m long and contains around 60 fish including an Achilles Tang, blonde Naso Tang and schools of both Red Spot Cardinals and Emperor Cardinals. The simple walnut cabinetry keeps the look sleek and uncluttered whilst the design of the library, including oceanic objects of art ties the library to the aquarium.

Aquarium itself is supported by steelwork and cantilevered on one end to give a unique overhang which also doubles as a display space.

The fish tank is designed with integrated remote monitoring so that the client who frequently travels can keep up with the status of the aquarium from anywhere in the world.

The aquarium is maintained weekly by our specialist team.