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Best Modern Fireplace Designs

Best Modern Fireplace Designs

Imagine a cozy evening. The soft crackle of a blazing fire from your modern fireplace provides a warm, flickering glow that cast a calming ambiance in your living space. Your guests who came over are equally comfortable and impressed by your living space with fireplace as a focal point. Pure bliss.

Indeed, contemporary hearths are now more than just functional necessities. They're statements of style and sophistication. They blend the art of design seamlessly with the utility of warmth, creating focal points that draw your and your guests’ attention.

In this design inspiration article, we handpicked some of the best modern fireplace design ideas photos so you can create a warm, beautiful space too! From functional modern fireplaces with TV to beautiful mantels, we’ve got amazing fireplace ideas to inspire you.

Here is the list of the most popular contemporary fireplace design ideas:

Media Console with Modern Fireplace

In recent years, fireplace designs featuring a TV above have surged in popularity, becoming a favored choice for both living rooms and bedrooms. If you don't have a sleek flat-screen TV adorning your wall but instead opt for a TV stand or media console, the combination of fireplaces with media storage has emerged as a brilliant solution.

These designs not only offer a sturdy platform for your TV but also come with the added benefits of media storage and an efficient wire management system, making them a practical and stylish choice for your entertainment needs.

Here are some fireplace design ideas photos featuring modern fireplaces with TVs:

Image of Touchstone Sideline Elite Smart Electric Fireplace (Alexa/Google Compatible)

In photo: Touchstone Sideline Elite Smart Electric Fireplace (Alexa/Google Compatible)

Image of Napoleon Essential Series The Bella TV Stand with Electric Fireplace for 70-Inch TV

In photo: Napoleon Essential Series The Bella TV Stand with Electric Fireplace for 70-Inch TV

Image of Dimplex Dean Media Console with Electric Fireplace for 75-Inch TV (GDS26L8-1909WI)

In photo: Dimplex Dean Media Console with Electric Fireplace for 75-Inch TV (GDS26L8-1909WI)


Look at more fireplaces that are safe to install under a TV: FIREPLACES TO INSTALL UNDER TV

Look at more TV stands with built-in fireplaces: TV STANDS & MEDIA CABINETS WITH FIREPLACES


Fireplaces with Multicolor Flames

Imagine being able to tailor the mood of your room with a touch of a button. With a wide spectrum of colors and lighting effects, electric fireplaces with changing colors let you create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion. From a cozy, crackling fire on a chilly evening to a vibrant, multicolored display for a lively gathering, these fireplaces offer endless possibilities.

Here are some images of fireplaces featuring different colors:

Image of Napoleon Trivista Primis 3-Sided Built-in Electric Fireplace

In photo: Napoleon Trivista Primis 3-Sided Built-in Electric Fireplace

Image of Modern Blaze Recessed / Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace with Multicolor Flame

In photo: Modern Blaze Recessed / Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace with Multicolor Flame

Image of Simplifire Forum Built-In Outdoor Electric Fireplace With Trim Kit

In photo: Simplifire Forum Built-In Outdoor Electric Fireplace With Trim Kit - No Heat

Modern Fireplace Background Ideas

There are so many options when it comes to fireplace backgrounds! With traditional fireplaces, the options were restricted to fireproof materials like tile, stone, brick etc. With modern fireplaces you can use virtually anything to create a perfect backdrop for your contemporary fireplace, even simple drywall and paint can work. 

Here are some modern fireplace background ideas:

Image of Dimplex Royce 52-Inch Electric Fireplace and Mantel Package

In photo: Dimplex Royce 52-Inch Electric Fireplace and Mantel Package

Image of Touchstone Sideline 60-Inch Recessed Smart Electric Fireplace (#80011)

In photo: Touchstone Sideline 60-Inch Recessed Smart Electric Fireplace 

Fireplace Mantel Ideas

If you are looking for a more classic fireplace look, you might want to consider of purchasing a fireplace with mantel or building on of your own. Here are some ideas for your fireplace mantel inspiration

Image of Napoleon Stylus 59-Inch Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace with USB Charging Port

In photo: Napoleon Stylus 59-Inch Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace with USB Charging Port

Image of Dimplex Morgan 32-Inch Electric Fireplace and Mantel Package

In photo: Dimplex Morgan 32-Inch Electric Fireplace and Mantel Package

Image of Modern Flames Redstone 36-Inch Electric Fireplace Insert with Modern Zachary Mantel

In photo: Modern Flames Redstone 36-Inch Electric Fireplace Insert with Modern Zachary Mantel


Look at more fireplaces that are safe to install under a TV: ELECTRIC FIREPLACES WITH MANTELS

Look at more TV stands with built-in fireplaces: MANTEL PACKAGES AND BUNDLES


2-SIDED / 3-SIDED FIREPLACES

Two-sided and 3-sided fireplaces, also known as see-through fireplaces, are captivating architectural elements that have gained immense popularity in modern interior design. These innovative fireplaces break the boundaries of traditional hearths, offering a multidimensional view of the mesmerizing flames and radiant warmth. They not only function as sources of comfort but also as dynamic focal points that breathe life and character into living, dining or outdoor spaces.

Image of Napoleon Trivista Pictura 3-Sided Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace

In photo: Napoleon Trivista Pictura 3-Sided Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace

Image of Monessen Artisan 48-Inch See-Through Vent-Free Gas Fireplace

In photo: Monessen Artisan 48-Inch See-Through Vent-Free Gas Fireplace

Image of Simplifire Scion Trinity 3-Sided Built-in Electric Fireplace

In photo: Simplifire Scion Trinity 3-Sided Built-in Electric Fireplace


Look at more 2-Sided Gas Fireplace Options: 2-SIDED GAS FIREPLACES

Look at more 3-Sided Electric Fireplaces: 3-SIDED ELECTRIC FIREPLACES


MODERN TABLE TOP FIREPLACES

In the world of interior design, small can be stunning. Modern tabletop fireplaces have become a captivating trend, redefining the way we think about traditional hearths. These compact marvels offer a unique fusion of style and function, making them a popular choice for those looking to add a touch of elegance and warmth to their spaces.

Looking to add a modern table top fireplace to spruce up your space? Here are some inspirations:

Image of Anywhere Fireplace Lexington Table Top Ethanol Fireplace - Multiple Colors

In photo: Anywhere Fireplace Lexington Table Top Ethanol Fireplace - Multiple Colors

Image of Anywhere Fireplace Oasis Table Top Gel Fireplace

In photo: Anywhere Fireplace Oasis Table Top Gel Fireplace


Look at more table top fireplace options: TABLE TOP FIREPLACES


Whether you choose a tabletop gem to elevate a cozy corner or a double or triple-sided masterpiece to redefine your living spaces, today's modern fireplace designs are sure to spruce up your space. Start an exciting journey of styling up your space by finding the perfect fireplace for your home or outdoor space.


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