11 Outdoor Fire Features
Flames add lively warmth on chilly evenings.
To make this covered porch truly feel like an extension of this country home, designer Sarah Richardson added a cosy striped rug, colourful cushions and woven
When night falls, guests instinctively congregate at this Tony Robins-designed firepit, which acts as an outdoor living room. Pops of colour in the accessories add tropical flair.
A 16-foot-tall chimney rises from the site of the former indoor fireplace. Support beams that cantilever outward from the main floor help and delineate this outdoor room.
A striking outdoor fireplace stretches up to the ceiling on this covered sandstone kitchen terrace. A shallow bench lets guests get close to warmth while meals are being cooked on the Kalamazoo charcoal barbecue.
A monolithic granite fireplace rises up on the shores of artist Martha Sturdy’s cottage in British Columbia. Martha and her husband David Wardle added the patio and built-in barbecue to the Preston Island property, but left the exterior u
A double-sided fireplace gets extra credit for keeping guests warm on the patio as well as inside on cool nights. A brick herringbone pattern makes this chimney breast particularly eye-catching. A pair of arm chairs and a small table are all that’s
A steel “urban fireplace” filled with candles transforms a carport wall and adjoining fences into a magical outdoor room. Understated woven furniture offers comfortable but streamlined seating.
A sleek, open gas fireplace divides the seating and dining area patio. Ruffling sailcloth canopies provide shade and give the space an intimate feel.
Toronto interior designer Sharon Mimran took a formal approach when designing this ethanol-burning fireplace in her own backyard. “I wanted the exterior to look as if it were a part of the interior design. All of the elements I used inside the hous
This fireplace serves as the main focal point in this Ontario cottage pool house, an effect emphasized by strong vertical lines that draw the eye up to the peaked roof. A pile of chopped wood sits close at hand on chilly nights.
A low, circular Turkish grill breaks up the strong horizontal lines in this patio space, which includes a lounge and bar area. The grill can be used as a barbecue or fire pit, and its copper hue complements the woodgrain.