What's better than a cozy night spent curled up in front of the fire? Nothing, that's what. Usually, the word 'fireplace' conjures up images of something very traditional, or maybe a rustic hearth in some cabin in the woods, but living in a modern space doesn't have to mean sacrificing coziness. Here are 15 of our favorite modern fireplaces.
1. Elle Decoration UK via Anne Sage.
2. An open fireplace from Murray Mitchell.
3. Elle Decor.
4. Paul Raeside via Coasts and Castles
5. Stay warm outdoors! As seen on Desire to Inspire.
6. A little rustic, a little modern. Image from Joris Van Apers.
7. An all-white apartment (spotted on Klikk) cozified by the addition of a wood stove.
8. A two-sided fireplace warms both the living and dining room of the Ten Broeck Cottage. (And it's for rent! I'm there.) Via A Cup of Jo.
9. A modern concrete fireplace from Casa.com.
10. An inobtrusive fireplace in a modern living room from Arch Daily.
11. A modern fireplace in Elizabeth Heier's Oslo home.
12. Nicklas Rudfell via Solid Frog.
13. A modern inglenook. Be still, my heart. From Marie Claire Maison.
14. Yann Deret via Love Nordic.
15. Wood stoves can look surprisingly nice in a modern space. they're so nice that Dabney wrote a whole post about them. Image from La Masion d'Anna G.
(Images: as credited above)