Few things compare to relaxing near a crackling fire and there’s just something about the fireplace that warms the body and soul – it’s relaxing, romantic, and just plain beautiful. If you don’t have fireplace in your home, it’s not too late. There are lots of options out there for anyone who wants to “heat it up”. If it’s retro, modern or mid century you crave, there are lot of options out there for you!
Since 1960 Malm has been manufacturing free-standing wood burning and gas appliances. And yes, you can still buy them!
And they are available in multiple colors, so go ahead and transform the boring room in your house into your favorite place! Thanks Malm!
The Zircon 38″ on the left (almond) and the Lancer on the right (blue).
The largest of the Zircons – the Zircon 38 (shown left) is available in matte black and beautiful porcelain colors. The Lancer (shown right), a unique cone-shaped woodburning fire place elegantly styled on an attractive curved base.
The Fire Drum 2 & 3 Gas!
Clean Convenient & Efficient. These two popular designer styles provide the perfect setting for realistic “glowing ember” gas logs. These gas units from Malm provide all the atmosphere of a wood fire. The ceramic logs are perfectly realistic down to the glowing of coals. Available in porcelain color and matte black. Included with each unit is a fire screen, 2 sections of pipe” x 24″ and 1- 9″ x 18″ to 8″ slip section in matching color. Large viewing opening and 28 inch interior diameter.
Ideas from your neighborhood Home Depot!
Captivate your senses with the flick of a switch and a beautiful fireplace. Transform an empty wall in your living room or family room with an electric fireplace insert, and a surround that suits your décor.
Checkout these cool freestanding modern fireplaces by Vauni!
These bio-fueled fireplaces are a chimney-free design that requires no installation, so it’s easy to place and move anywhere in your home. A low or high foot is topped by a sphere-shaped fire pit that swivels 360 degrees so you can enjoy it from any point in the room.
Similar in style, the Cupola fireplace is a wall-mounted semi-spherical design that’s as easy to install as a flat-screen TV – just hang and enjoy! Available in a black or white matte finish, these sculptural fireplaces are vent-less, making them ideal for condos.
The Fireorb is a suspended hearth with a 360 degree rotation field. The slim shape is contemporary and pure in concept but very organic at the same time. It is built to hang simply from the ceiling.
Here are some pics I found of some amazing mid century modern fireplaces. For those of you who already have awesome fireplace of your own, maybe these will make you just a little bit jealous!
Ok… I can’t sign off without tossing in some great 50’s and 60’s ads. Here are some great fireplaces I ran across while researching today. Just had to share!