cozy fireplace

In our interiors, the fireplace occupies a special place: often in the center of the living room, the arrangement of this cozy space is done around it. While it is rare to find working fireplaces in apartments today, especially in Paris, they still provide warmth and comfort. A true decorative element, the fireplace takes on the colors of the living room and is adorned with decorative accessories of all kinds. The professionals of interior design and decoration have understood this well and stage the hearth in the heart of our homes. Discover 40 inspiring fireplaces that set the tone or match the living room atmosphere.

A fire set off by the wallpaper the living room

A fire set off by the wallpaper the living room

The wallpaper Hick’s Hexagon (Cole and Son) shows perfectly the fireplace, giving it and its importance in the lounge. Around this hearth with a modern look, there is a set of furniture covered in velvet. What reinforces the warm feeling that reigns in this open living space.

A fireplace that perfects the atmosphere of a cozy home

A fireplace that perfects the atmosphere of a cozy home

This living room is hardly believable. Its style, its comfort, suggests that it is a family home in which it is good to snuggle up by the fire, in winter. While in the end, it finds its place in a duplex in the heart of Paris. Congratulations to the architect who has succeeded in infusing the right dose of cocooning, especially with the addition of a fireplace. Integrated flawlessly into the bespoke fittings tinted in soft black by Farrow & Ball, it is all the more discreet.

A powder-coated stainless steel fireplace

A powder coated stainless steel fireplace

Entirely made to measure, this powder coated stainless steel fireplace blends in perfectly with the living room decor, painted the same color as the wall against which it rests. Bringing a real design and original touch to space, it perfectly complements the all-in-one furniture, also designed to measure.

A fireplace built into a made-to-measure piece of furniture

A fireplace built into a made to measure piece of furniture

So as not to lose anything in the living room wall, the interior design agency VĂ©ronique Cotrel and the entrepreneur Kermarec have opted for the creation of a custom piece of furniture on any height. Including storage and including the TV, the existing fireplace should not be lost, but on the contrary, kept in this large linear. For the decoration, the traditional mirror placed above the fireplace has been replaced by a mirror with less classic shapes which rejuvenates this black marble fireplace.

A fireplace to display your decorative objects

A fireplace to display your decorative objects

Between the candles that now sit on this unused fireplace, the globe containing a light garland, and this series of poetic-looking glass soliflores, the fireplace becomes an exhibition space. Rather than replacing it, we prefer it to the storage unit for its authentic side, and just as practical!

A chic living room as close as possible to the fireplace

A chic living room as close as possible to the fireplace

In this small living room, the fireplace brings together the different pieces of furniture: as close as possible to it, a pastel blue velvet armchair and a comfortable gray sofa would almost steal the show. The traditional mirror has given way to a colorful Juju hat that energizes the atmosphere of this lounge with a classic chic look.

A suspended stove as a decorative object

A suspended stove as a decorative object

Treated as a decorative object in its own right, the stove has found its place, suspended on the wall. Under a black beamed ceiling, it takes on this shade that we find distilled here and there in the living room. Its cubic shape is counteracted by the roundness of the bookcase. Although off the living room, there is no doubt that this stove is doing its job.

A fireplace to separate the TV area and the library area

A fireplace to separate the TV area and the library area

During the renovation of this Parisian apartment, the fireplace was lightened by its mirror. On either side of the hearth have found their place a TV corner and a library corner. In this atmosphere combining the cachet of the old and colorful modernity, the fireplace brings an extra soul to this Parisian living room.

A classic fireplace for a chic living room

A classic fireplace for a chic living room

Around the fireplace, the living room is declined between shades of gray – on the sofa and the carpet, which take up the mantle of the fireplace – and bright colors, ranging from yellow to blue. Although the hearth is condemned, the warm feeling it gives to the room is fully preserved.

A fireplace enhanced like a work of art

A fireplace enhanced like a work of art

In this room full of character, the fireplace delimits the living area from the open kitchen. Highlighted like a work of art, it is surmounted by painting lit by spotlights. Here’s a great idea to highlight the one that warms our interiors.

A modern living room enhanced by the fireplace

A modern living room enhanced by the fireplace

Throne in the center of the room, the fireplace gives all its splendor to this completely renovated living room. Sublimated by a shade of light gray on the wall, the black frame of the fireplace is impressive. A trio of mirrors replaces its classic sidekick. On either side, the dark wood facades of the storage cupboards reinforce the central place occupied by the fireplace.

A nicely decorated fireplace corner

A nicely decorated fireplace corner

Installed in the corner of the room, the traditional fireplace watches over the vintage-style living room. In the hearth, the logs have given way to a series of XXL candles, while above, the shelf accommodates decorative objects in transparency, between a glass bell and a flower vase. Chic and authentic, the fireplace has lost none of its splendor.

A luxurious and cozy fireplace in a Haussmannian apartment

A luxurious and cozy fireplace in a Haussmannian apartment

The very classic fireplace in this Haussmannian apartment takes on all its importance thanks to this chicest deep blue shade. Echoing the golden frame of the mirror and the fireplace mantel, the pendant light illuminates the dining area. In this typically Haussmannian atmosphere, the designer pieces blend into the decor.

A fireplace that sets the tone for the decoration

A fireplace that sets the tone for the decoration

Facing this imposing classic fireplace, the living room takes on its color and is adorned with shades of white, from the walls to the ceiling through the furniture. And who says XXL fireplace, says furniture accordingly: two large comfortable sofas and an oversized marble coffee table.

An arty and mix-and-match decorative fireplace corner

An arty and mix and match decorative fireplace corner

Around this rather classic fireplace corner, a decoration is orchestrated mixing inspirations from here and elsewhere. This mix & match sublimates the character of the apartment: colorful Moroccan rugs, industrial suspensions, classic armchairs.

A modern fireplace in a classic living room

A modern fireplace in a classic living room

Chosen in a charcoal hue, the fireplace stands out against the immaculate white wall, topped with a painting inviting to escape. Around her is a set of leather furniture with a more classic look. A wicker basket reminds us that the hearth is working and that it warms the room during the coldest hours of winter.

A fireplace corner fitted out as in a period castle

A fireplace corner fitted out as in a period castle

Surmounted by a stag’s head, the classic fireplace is illuminated by the light of the numerous candles which are enthroned in the hearth. As if to blend it into the decor, the storage units on both sides have been painted in a dark gray shade that draws on black, to better match the fireplace mantel. Around period furniture, this Parisian salon offers us a journey back in time.

An immaculate white fireplace blended into the decor

An immaculate white fireplace blended into the decor

Offering the comfort of a luxury hotel, this living room takes its ease in front of a beautiful period fireplace. It disappears on the wall covered with moldings, painted white to standardize the whole and capture the light of this vast living room.

A cozy living room around a gray marble fireplace

A cozy living room around a gray marble fireplace

To lighten the fireplace, the hearth has been painted entirely in white, making its gray marble mantle stand out better. Taking up this color code, the living room offers eclectic style pieces: Berber-inspired carpet, comfortable gray sofa, vintage-look coffee table, and family armchair.

A modernized and colorful Haussmannian living room

A modernized and colorful Haussmannian living room

It is in a colorful atmosphere that the living room comes to life around the original fireplace. As a real centerpiece, however, it faces competition from a set of orange armchairs which spice up the atmosphere without overshadowing it.

A fireplace corner with candles on a blue background

A fireplace corner with candles on a blue background

To best enhance the fireplace, the wall on which it leans has been painted in dark blue. A few candles have found their place in the hearth, warming the atmosphere of this already cozy living room.

A living room with a fireplace between tradition and modernity

A living room with a fireplace between tradition and modernity

In this living room designed as a boudoir, the atmosphere is intimate around the period fireplace. The designer armchairs sit alongside comfortable seats in a more traditional style and the glass coffee table lets you gaze up to the hearth.

A designer fireplace for the living room of this loft

A designer fireplace for the living room of this loft

With such a high ceiling, a suitable fireplace was needed. This futuristic-looking fireplace adorns the living room space with all its verticality. Uncommon thing: you can really turn around it, which makes it a central element in the living room.

A chic fireplace corner

A chic fireplace corner

Coated in this dark gray shade, the fireplace mantel is sublimated. Resuming its color, the velvet sofa is installed with its back to it in an elegant atmosphere.

A contemporary classic living room

A contemporary classic living room

Surmounted by a large golden mirror, the fireplace fits into the atmosphere of this living room: classic mixed with a contemporary touch, provided by straight-lined furniture and a comfortable sofa.

An old stove in a modern living room

An old stove in a modern living room

Around this old hearth, the decoration of the living room is a mixture of bluish touches and Scandinavian-style furniture. Immediate boarding for cold countries!

A warm family living room

A warm family living room

Occupying a central place, the foyer invites you to meet up with your family. Around the fireplace, between openwork shelves and a custom-made base unit serving as a TV cabinet and storage space, living in the living room is organized in peace. On this blue-green background, the hearth but also the family sofa stand out, chosen in a similar shade.

A white living room bathed in light

A white living room bathed in light

In this living room bathed in light thanks to the large windows, the fireplace blends into the immaculate white decor. The mirror which surmounts it, fully integrated into the partition, reflects the exterior light. To bring a little warmth, a fleece rug, a coffee table mixing wood and metal, and soft sofas invite themselves in front of the fireplace.

A stove to warm the atmosphere of this Bordeaux living room

A stove to warm the atmosphere of this Bordeaux living room

A warm atmosphere like in the mountains around this small wood stove. A few logs, an animal skin for a rug, and the black lines of the Vertigo pendant light or the Acapulco armchairs, and voila!

A blue fireplace in a vintage living room

A blue fireplace in a vintage living room

Vintage atmosphere in this living room where the fireplace has taken on the bluish hue of the wall, to better blend in with the decor. A Berber-inspired carpet completes this warm picture.

An ultra design fireplace in a living room open to the outside

An ultra design fireplace in a living room open to the outside

In this living room completely open to the outside, the fireplace, designed as a block hanging from the wall, is next to designer furniture. Designed in several parts, it allows not only to heat this room of the house, but also to sit down, and of course to store the logs necessary for its proper functioning.

An energized Haussmannian living room

An energized Haussmannian living room

If the typical Haussmannian characteristics have been preserved – point of Hungary parquet and marble fireplace – the furniture is in tune with the times: sofa with a retro look, matched with a minimalist coffee table, all placed on a colorful carpet, the cushions of which happily take on the colors.

A revamped fireplace in a Scandinavian-style living room

A revamped fireplace in a Scandinavian style living room

To modernize a fireplace, nothing like a good paint job . Now white, the rustic fireplace in this Scandinavian-decorated living room is modernized to blend in better with the decor. On a most calming blue-green wall, it takes on all its warm dimension.

A discreet stove for an oversized living room

A discreet stove for an oversized living room

In this wooden house nestled in the heart of the forest, the living room has dizzying ceilings. To heat this large living room, a wood stove has been installed, its duct having to climb to the top. Remaining discreet, however, it matches the custom joinery on the front of the house. Loft atmosphere guaranteed!

A traditional living room, country house style

A traditional living room country house style

In this typically Haussmannian apartment, the living room atmosphere is played out as a family home in the countryside . Around the traditional fireplace, left as it is, comfortable seats with a slightly shabby look offer convivial spaces. The patinated bleached wood coffee tables and the pebble lamp evoke the atmosphere of seaside houses all in the heart of Paris!

A contemporary stove rubs shoulders with freestone

A contemporary stove rubs shoulders with freestone

In this long living room, almost open to nature, you can warm up near the pellet stove on the comfortable sofa. Ultra efficient, this heating system is also economical and ecological, ideal for this house which has grown from 40 to 60 m2.

A fireplace that blends into the decor

A fireplace that blends into the decor

In the extension of this family home, the living room has taken place in front of a bluish wall. Difficult to see the fireplace as it is well hidden. As included in the wall, it blends in perfectly with the decor, an element present but not imposing.

Mix and match atmosphere in this living room

Mix and match atmosphere in this living room

Between the period Prussian stove, the patterned cushions evoking the ethnic style and the colorful notes, this living room plays the successful mix & match card. Near the stove we could see ourselves chilling on the custom-made bench, a real cozy cocoon.

An eclectic style living room

An eclectic style living room

You had to dare to combine a carpet imitating the grass with authentic Haussmannian charm! In front of this classic fireplace, a carpet is spread out, like a corner of greenery.

A family home-style living room

A family home style living room

The fireplace has its white mantle, but the facing bricks have been painted black to make the hearth stand out better. The log is only waiting for winter to be consumed and warm this family living room: a comfortable sofa furnished with cushions, sober decorative accessories on the fireplace, and a shade between beige and gray on the wall.