New Open Air Fireplaces open all new possibilities of how we can design around them. If Not for Heat – Then for Drama.
This burning collection of new age fireplaces by Planika Fires was imagined under Ayers Rock in Australia, the creators tell us “The atmosphere created by the flames inspired the two (creators) to find an easy way to have the same fire in contemporary interiors. Their intention was to overcome the existing difficulties in the form of soot, ash and the need for a chimney.” Here’s what they came up with…
A low-level central fireplace is reminiscent of a cozy patio fire pit, evoking fresh air summertime memories of roasting marshmallows and late night story telling.
Open fronted, open-topped contemporary fireplace solutions look fabulous in the home of a young professional couple who love to entertain friends and colleagues, but if young children are part of your life then this design is definitely not for you.
Fireplaces mounted high in the wall provide a flickering focal point that is high enough to be seen over the obstruction of a dining set or a high-backed sofa, allowing the entire room to enjoy the glow.