10 Contemporary Tile Fireplaces

Ceramic or metal tile holds up to heat, which makes it ideal for a fireplace surround. Plus, tile offers a lot more opportunity to customize your hearth than the standard brick fireplace frame. Contemporary tile companies sell everything from tile that mimics wallpaper to stainless steel surrounds.

FIRST ROW
1 Gunmetal tile fireplace from Heath Ceramics
2 Gunmetal tile fireplace from Heath Ceramics
3 Tile "wallpaper" from Novoceram
4 Fireplace tile from Rex Ceramiche
5 Fireplace tile from Rex Ceramiche

SECOND ROW
6 Concrete tile fireplace from Solus Decor
7 "Sweet home" tile fireplace from Fap Ceramiche
8 "Groove" tile fireplace from Fap Ceramiche
9 Stainless steel tile fireplace from ModWalls
10 Sierra tile hearth from ModWalls

Photos: John Sutton / Heath Ceramics, Tom Story / Sunset Magazine, Novoceram, Rex Ceramiche, Solus Decor, Fap Ceramiche, ModWalls