The role of the fireplace is to make a space feel warm and inviting and is no longer related to the heat produced by this design feature. The fireplace has become an accessory designed to serve as a focal point. It often occupies a central position in a room. There are many types of fireplaces which can be utilized in this manner.

 It's common for a fireplace to serve as a space divider in open floor plans
It’s common for a fireplace to serve as a space divider in open floor plans [Image from Ardesignstudio]
In some cases, the fireplace stands out as a dramatic design statement
In some cases, the fireplace stands out as a dramatic design statement

Ceiling-hanging fireplaces can occupy a central position is a room without taking up valuable floor space. In addition to being space-efficient, a hanging fireplace also looks lightweight and makes the entire space feel open and more spacious. It suits well large spaces but also smaller rooms.

The fireplace is visible from both the dining space, kitchen and living area
The fireplace is visible from both the dining space, kitchen and living area
It's possible to combine the fireplace with another accessory or furniture piece[Image from Artichoke]
It’s possible to combine the fireplace with another accessory or furniture piece[Image from Artichoke]
Use the fireplace to introduce a new style into the room or to establish harmony
Use the fireplace to introduce a new style into the room or to establish harmony

A central fireplace automatically becomes a focal point for that particular space. Considering this fact, its design should be defining for the room. Choose this piece with great care. Everything about it matters. The materials used, the colors, finishes, shapes and patterns will all become characteristics of the entire space.

Beautiful and modern wall divider fireplace



There are many different ways to achieve this combo, using a variety of materials
There are many different ways to achieve this combo, using a variety of materials
Most often, the fireplace divider separates the living room and dining area
Most often, the fireplace divider separates the living room and dining area
This strategy for separating the spaces works with a lot of different styles
This strategy for separating the spaces works with a lot of different styles[Image from Hmhai]
 In the case of an open plan, the fireplace is positioned to that all the areas can enjoy its warmth
In the case of an open plan, the fireplace is positioned to that all the areas can enjoy its warmth
The charm of a fireplace can make any space feel welcoming and comfortable
The charm of a fireplace can make any space feel welcoming and comfortable
A stone fireplace is always eye-catching, more so if it has a central position
A stone fireplace is always eye-catching, more so if it has a central position
Exposed brick fireplaces are particularly charming, giving the space a rustic feel
Exposed brick fireplaces are particularly charming, giving the space a rustic feel[Design from Tate Studio]
 Painted brick fireplaces can be just as charming and can double as structural elements
Painted brick fireplaces can be just as charming and can double as structural elements

There are plenty of situations when a fireplace positioned at the center of a space is closely related to the layout. For example, in an open floor plan where the living room, kitchen and dining area are part of the same zone, a fireplace can serve as a link between them and can also double as a space divider or as a support structure for the house frame.

Decorate the fireplace with beautiful art to make it blend in naturally
Decorate the fireplace with beautiful art to make it blend in naturally
Some fireplaces can have a sculptural design meant to unmistakably stand out
Some fireplaces can have a sculptural design meant to unmistakably stand out
Asymmetrical designs are sometimes defining characteristics for contemporary interiors
Asymmetrical designs are sometimes defining characteristics for contemporary interiors
An artful fireplace can take many forms, its role always being to stand out
An artful fireplace can take many forms, its role always being to stand out

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