Published at Sunday, October 06th 2019, 03:49:07 AM. Fireplace. By Laurence Schlicher.
Few can deny the nostalgic joy of a good old fashioned fireplace, to say nothing of the warmth and heavenly glow provided on a long cold night or at an intimate gathering.
The best modern fireplaces, much like the best modern homes, pay homage to the past without being restricted by it; they incorporate the best of what came before while looking ahead and welcoming what is to come.
For a modern and minimalistic style, a geometric fireplace in bright white acts as a stunning focal point of any room. The large size and clean lines make it a design feature that you can base the rest of your decor around. This type of fireplace works best in a home with a large, open floorplan, providing the illusion of creating two separate spaces. This is not a trendy design, though minimalism is very hip right now. Rather, when used in a two-color scheme it creates a timeless aesthetic that, much like fresh flowers and a full bookshelf, will never go out of fashion.
Popular in luxury homes during the 70`s and 80`s, corner gas fireplaces are set to make a strong comeback in 2019, but this time, they`re totally frameless. Available in two-sided and three-sided perspectives, designers and architects are using corner gas fireplaces in contemporary homes to define open concept living areas and to create eye-catching ambience.