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5 Unique Ideas for Designing or Updating Stone Fireplaces

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Thu, Nov 15, 2012 @ 11:30 AM

During the holiday and winter season, it seems that no matter where you start a gathering, it always ends up around the fireplace. That's why now is the perfect time to consider updating your fireplace in time for friend and family gatherings this season. To provide inspiration for a fireplace design that you and your guests will enjoy for its warmth and beautiful aesthetics, here are five of our favorite fireplace designs that have been featured in Architectural Digest
Simple yet sleek, this transitional style, two-part fireplace has a place for the both building a fire and storing firewood. 
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A stunning contemporary stone tile fireplace adds the perfect cool-color contrast to this warm living room with wood walls throughout. 
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Inspired by both English and Japanese design, the focal point of this light and airy living room is a beautiful floor-to-ceiling fireplace with stone fireplace surround seat. 
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This modern limestone tile fireplace ties the living and dining areas together for a sleek yet earthy look.  
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This granite fireplace with steel backdrop surround adds incredible texture and earthiness to this sleek, modern space. 
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Any one of these fireplace designs could be achieved with a granite, marble, limestone, Neolith or Caesarstone slab from Marble and Granite in New England. In fact, some of these designs could even lend themselves to a DIY fireplace project. Once you have found the perfect natural stone or engineered stone from the Marble and Granite website or from one of our New England showrooms, you can use this link to find helpful how-to articles on installing stone hearths or replacing fireplace surrounds from the DIY Network. Have you ever successfully updated your own fireplace? Share with us your experience or any tips in the comment section below! 

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