Gallery: “Domestic Ponds” are Tabletop Ecosystems for Your Home


Duende Studio has unveiled a series of “Domestic Ponds” that explore the potential for incorporating living ecosystems within our homes. The limited-edition ponds re-envision everyday aquariums as delicately-balanced eco systems that have been adapted to our contemporary interiors.

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  1. Alessio January 6, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    Fish are not objects of design. Please respect animals and leave them living in their natural surroundings.

  2. Garuf November 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    I think they Diana Walstead’s ecology of the planted aquarium to truely understand the ecosystem they desire, What they have here will never be in balance.

    Much better examples of this concept are ADA’s Wabi kusa plant bowls, Tropica’s water tubs or any “low tech el natural” system(searching google will provide the mentioned examples). Much better for the fish too who will slowly die in these environs, especially the fish chosen which are wholly unsuitable for the sizes of aquarium provided, design shouldn’t excuse ill-treatment of animals.

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