9 Gorgeously Modern Kitchen Fireplaces

Few elements say “dream kitchen” at the way that a fireplace will not. They represent the best in comfort and coziness, and satisfy a primal longing to collect around a hearth. When most people think of kitchen fireplaces, nevertheless, they picture a colossal brick surround with a cavernous firebox that could easily maintain a cast iron pot or even a spit for roasting meat — just like in the old times.

These contemporary spaces redefine the kitchen fireplace archetype, with stripped-down structures that still exude homey appeal. Which one inspires you ? Inform us!

Domiteaux + Baggett Architects

A customized sculpture cradles the flames within this gas fireplace and adds a free-form, organic note to a very angular area. The willingness gives it the feel of a fire pit and offsets the visual weight of the chimney that is floating.

Camber Construction

Smart design made a fireplace that serves three individual spaces with equal aplomb: kitchen, living area and dining room.

Croma Design Inc

A marble-framed fireplace adds a dose of needed warmth into this cool white kitchen and sitting area.

Elad Gonen

What a superb translation of this old-school iron cooker. This model is embedded to the island, filling an odd corner and helping cozy up the open area that surrounds the kitchen.

Arnal Photography

The wooden countertop inlay and vibrant red stools lead the eye straight to this easy fireplace. Envision how persuasive it would look ablaze.

Webber + Studio, Architects

A low-to-the-ground fireplace undercuts the heaviness of this wall and gives the artwork on either side the space it needs to glow.

John Lum Architecture, Inc.. AIA

This fireplace creates the focal point of the kitchen at much the same way as an old-fashioned version would — but with an entirely modern spin. Shelves on each side take the place of a traditional mantelpiece.

Exotic hardwoods and rough stone amplify the natural warmth of this inviting fireplace.

A slick, open brick fireplace represents a contemporary spin on the classic hearth.

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