Modern Kitchen Island Gorgeously Combined With Fully-Functional Aquarium

Dutch designer Robert Kolenik has turned the innocuous kitchen island into a source of oceanic wonder. Combining the furniture's typical function with an aquarium, you can now prepare dinner while admiring swimming fish below. Kolenik calls his creation Ocean Kitchen, and it's a great way to add a unique ambiance to any dining area.

The large aquarium is topped with an L-shaped slab of Corian that effortlessly lifts up at the press of a button, giving you access to the top of the tank. And while the piece may look minimal, the Ocean Kitchen comes complete with hidden storage that helps keep your space organized. Each aquarium is limited edition and customized based on where it's installed. For fans of tropical fish, this could be the perfect addition to your home.

Robert Kolenik website
via [Inhabitat]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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