Fireplace Design Ideas
Custom Home Fireplace Trends
A custom fireplace can serve as the focal point of any room - from the kitchen to the master suite - with a range of design features and functionalities crafted to suit your lifestyle.
See examples of fireplace designs, functions, styles and locations below. Or click here to view over 80 fireplace design idea photos.
Fireplace designs for a cozy master bedroom
Master bedroom fireplace design #1: Three sided see through fireplace
This three-sided fireplace is located centrally in the master suite - between the bedroom and bathroom.
Master bedroom fireplace design #2: Corner fireplace
Cozy up by this master bedroom fireplace, complete with flat screen TV placement above.
Fireplace designs to warm up a sun room in the winter
Sun room fireplace design #1: Tile surround fireplace
This sun room is designed as a year-round indoor/outdoor space, with a fireplace that will warm you up in the late fall and winter.
A sun room fireplace is a great location to draw in any outdoor design elements - such as matching the fireplace surround with the exterior stone walls.
Sun room fireplace design #2: See-through fireplace open to the great room
A two sided fireplace can help draw the sun room's light into the living room, creating a more open flow.
Fireplace designs with built in bookcases and entertainment centers
Built in fireplace design #1: Flat screen TV with small bookcases
This living room designs offers ample built in storage, a flat screen TV set up, and wide open windows for natural light.
Built in fireplace design #2: Built in storage wall
Adding storage around your fireplace is simple - see an example of full walls of built in shelving with cabinets below.
Built in fireplace design #3: Craftsman style built ins around the fireplace
If your fireplace is located on an exterior wall, you may want to combine larger built ins with windows above. Here is an example of a craftsman style fireplace set-up, with windows and a set of large bookcases.
Two Story Fireplaces
Two story fireplace design #1: Fireplace with a stone bench
Craftsman touches punctuate this home, which boasts a full two story stone fireplace design complete with flagstone raised hearth.
Two story fireplace design #2: Vaulted ceiling great room
If your great room or living room features a vaulted ceiling - rather than a two story ceiling - a full height fireplace can make an equally dramatic statement, especially if you increase the surround width.
If you love large fireplaces, but wish to build a one story home, consider adding even more width to your fireplace. Here is an example of a one story home with a full height fireplace and wrap-around raised hearth:
Kitchens with a Fireplace
More Raleigh custom homes will consider fireplace positioning when creating the kitchen layout.
Whether you want a fireplace in your kitchen - or one in a direct line of sight from your sink - these fireplace photos will inspire you.
Take it outside, with a screen porch fireplace. More new home buyers are making outdoor living spaces even more functional by adding a fireplace.
This screen porch fireplace features a custom wood herringbone design.