Contemporary Fireplace Ideas: Fireplaces with Modern Style

This collection of contemporary fireplaces showcases the best in modern design and function. Find which style best suits your home.


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A Modern Fireplace Sets the Tone
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A Modern Fireplace Sets the Tone

    A fireplace can bring a refreshing, modern focal point to your living areas. Clad in Kasota stone and accented with a walnut mantel, this fireplace sets a calm, inviting tone in the living room. If you consider yourself more new wave than old world, go with fireplace designs with clean lines and subtle contours that will repeat in the room's decor.

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Small Mantel Shelf

    Stone slabs and flat-front cabinetry give this modern fireplace a sleek look. Three metal statues displayed on the small, rounded mantel shelf add a whimsical touch.

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See-Through Fireplace

    This double-sided gas fireplace vents through a chimney, much like a wood-burning fireplace. Leaving the flue exposed adds to the industrial look of this loft.

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Artistic Fireplace Accents

    Simple mantels like this one can be visually enhanced with intriguing artifacts. Here, the display pieces contrast with the prominent exposed flue. They add an artistic flair to the contemporary space.

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Concrete Stone Fireplace Surround

    Concrete stones and glass window panes combine to create a stunning backdrop for this wood-burning fireplace.

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Metal Fireplace

    Whenever possible, create visual balance among the most prominent elements in a room. Here, a metal fireplace surround partners with the television and bookshelves for equilibrium in this family room.

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Bathroom Fireplace

    Tucked into a master bath, this contemporary fireplace ups the cozy factor. The curved center line attracts the eye.

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Classic Mantel

    A wide, smooth, stone surround combined with a traditional mantel gives this classic fireplace a more contemporary look. The polished stone hearth lends itself to both traditional and modern interiors.

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Fireplace with a Modern Twist

    Black granite tiles accentuate this simple fireplace surround. The rounded glass fire screen mimics the curves of the side tables and mirrors. It gives the fireplace a distinctive modern twist.

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