What is a contemporary fireplace?

Contemporary fireplaces are inspired by European design with features like linear flames that flicker in unison, unique materials like black glass and panoramic viewing angles. Placement on the wall is also up to you – many homeowners position these fireplaces at eye level, evoking a lively piece of fine art.

What are the most popular fireplaces?

What’s the most common fireplace material?

  • Brick: 9.58%
  • Concrete: 2.91%
  • Metal: 4.65%
  • Plaster: 7.17%
  • Stone: 50.04%
  • Tile: 15.35%
  • Wood: 10.30%

What are the latest trends in fireplaces?

Bold, linear, and modern are the emerging trends for the best fireplaces in 2020. Get inspired by Acucraft’s popular custom gas and wood fireplaces. Linear: Clean yet striking frameless designs, one-sided linear fireplaces are among the most popular for custom wood and gas.

Who Makes be modern electric fires?

British Manufacturer As a leading UK based manufacturer we employ over 400 staff across multiple sites in the North of England and one in Shrewsbury. With over 50 years’ experience we are recognised as the industry leaders with a reputation for producing high quality, reliable products.

How do you dress a contemporary fireplace?

Painting over red brick will make your hearth feel more modern, or give a wood mantel a fresh coat in a new color. Your fireplace can wear both neutral and bright hues equally, so go ahead and try something new. Feel free to fill it with something other than logs, too.

Is it modern to have a fireplace?

Even when not in use, a fireplace is a focal point of whatever space it occupies. Decorative yet functional, cozy yet sleek, a modern take on the traditional hearth offers the best of both worlds when it comes to any design scheme.

Are fireplaces going out of style?

The conclusion that we’ve come to is this: fireplaces aren’t going anywhere. If you’re interested in a home with a fireplace, The Plan Collection has everything from house plans with outdoor living spaces with fireplaces to living room floor plans with fireplace and mantel.

Which type of fireplace is best?

Best Overall: Gas Burning While each type of fireplace has its own advantages that may work better for your needs, if you just want something that’s simple to use, not too expensive or tricky to maintain and provides a good amount of heat output, a gas-burning fireplace is your winner.

Are fireplaces still in style?

Fireplaces, which have always been popular in some geographic areas, are coming back as a huge trend for home design. Fireplaces are popular again with designers because they offer a stylish function that homeowners want and the luxurious touch that homebuyers today look for in new homes.

How do you fit an electric fire surround?

Installation Steps

  1. Put a Cover Plate on Your Chimney. It is recommended to put a cover plate on your chimney before installing an electric insert to prevent water from coming in.
  2. Close and Seal the Damper.
  3. Install a Power Outlet.
  4. Insert the Firebox into Your Fireplace.
  5. Attach The Trim or The Frame.

Why do new homes not have fireplaces?

Modern homes do not have enough draft in order to keep a wood fireplace lit. They will go out. This is because space heaters replaced fireplaces for energy efficiency, so new forms of insulation have replaced asbestos and fiberglass such as foam.