Winter is almost here, so together with the family we are bound to stay around the Fireplace, that thing which warms the room and creates a cozy feeling. It’s where most of our winter memories are made, there’s no denying that.
You can give your very own Fireplace the right style using the perfect decorations and finding the perfect place for it. And if you don’t have a big space, you can always opt for a corner fireplace too.
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Traditional, modern, or rustic, these fireplaces prove that the hearth remains the heart of the home.
A mantel crafted from driftwood, and fireplace tools from TJ Hooker in a Montana guest room decorated by Philip Hooper and Sally Metcalfe.
In a Chicago library designed by Eric Ceputis, fireproof black porcelain tiles line the floor and a nook behind a suspended fireplace.
The living room’s wood ceiling, wrought-iron chandelier, and fireplace are original to the house; the Swedish trestle table and the marble plaque of Virgil are 19th century.
In a Manhattan loft library, the fireplace surround and sliding panel are of blackened metal, and the television is by Samsung.
The elevated Tuscan-style fireplace in this Italian kitchen is original to the home. The chairs are Spanish, and the light fixture was made by Florentine craftsmen.
In a Berlin home, a concrete-clad fireplace separates the dining and living areas; the cocktail table is from Asia, and the dining chairs are by Warren Platner for Knoll.
A wall of smoked and clear glass surrounds the fireplace in the double-height living area of architect and designer William Georgis’s New York City townhouse. The custom-designed sofas are upholstered in a Gretchen Bellinger mohair and the chairs in a Clarence House velvet. The painting is by Julian Schnabel, and the rug is goatskin.
In the great room of artist Deborah Buck’s 19th-century farmhouse in New York’s Hudson Valley, the cocktail table in front of the fireplace is by George Naka shima Studio, the chairs are by Gio Ponti, and the Persian rug is antique.
A fanciful mural by Bob Christian frames an antique French mantel in the Manhattan pied-a-terre of decorator Suzanne Rheinstein.
In the drawing room of Charles de Ganay’s Château de Fleury, a historic 16th-century property on the outskirts of the Fontainebleau forest in France, a Louis XIV marble mantel is paired with a Louis XV hand-carved surround. The artworks attest to the owner’s love of falconry.