Discover Your Dream Fireplace! Which Look Do You Love Most?
The perfect fireplace is a personal matter: do you prefer wood-burning or the convenience of gas? How the flames are framed matters too, so here’s an array of fireplaces to choose from. Pull up a virtual chair, get toasty and hit ‘vote’ for the one that sparks your imagination.
Spare and clean, this cottage’s Scandi-style fireplace is inspired by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, and is the center of any Northern home for good reason. Vintage fans will appreciate that even though the stones were plastered and painted, the original brass doors were left as is.
The dark granite surround resembles a soaring flame in party planner Catriona Smart’s living room. She wanted something that would catch people’s eye and succeeded with this dramatic piece of stone that seems to leap against the white walls.
This tiled beauty with a rustic mantel is true to its West Coast roots. The graphic Mission style of black and white tiled surround imparts a boho, Spanish vibe to this home.
This handsome fireplace serves as a dividing wall between designer/architect Darcie Watson’s bedroom and ensuite bath, and casts a luscious glow in both spaces.
The designers of this home used Marcel Wanders Dutch Delftware style tiles to make the fireplace stand out even more, and give it a definite European vibe. Fornasetti tiles inset into the mantel add an extra element of quirk.
A big fieldstone fireplace is a natural in a cottage setting, but for a more modern approach, this sleek, wide gas unit fits seamlessly into the barnboard panelling and can be flicked on, sans kindling.
There’s something that just screams ’60s après-ski about this sexy, swivelling stove. It can be rotated 360 degrees to face any part of the main floor, and stays cool to the touch so there’s no fear when adjusting — but the best part is the sculptural shape.
A striking russet and grey stone surround injects organic pattern into this den. Tall iron firedogs and federal accents on the mantel underscore the traditional graciousness of this fireplace design.
An unexpected pop of lilac tiles framed by a luxe gold-leaf surround framed by cherry blossom wallpaper makes this fireplace a glamorous focal point.
The patchwork appeal of this cheery fireplaces mixes folkloric styles for a carpet-like effect to add richness to this clean, contemporary room. This fireplace went through 20 mock-ups with different pairings of tiles until this picture-perfect iteration.