For centuries, the fireplace has been the most distinguished architectural component found at home. Using earthy materials, it can be designed in just about any appearance.
The most exclusive detail remains what we select to cover the fireplace with — from the shape of the hearth to the height of the opening of the firebox to the inclusion of mantels and lighting.
Here are some of the most popular materials used for a fireplace.
The fireplace surrounded by a wood material is a classic one. It breaks up all the vertical and horizontal lines of the wood moldings by placing a decorative layer of stone around the firebox opening as well as on the hearth.… Read the rest