From Fredericksburg, Va., to Notting Hill, London, to Schloss Ramholz, a castle near Frankfurt, Ger., this showcase of fireplaces offers an idea to fit nearly any style or sensibility.
Blending simplicity, elegance, form, and function, fireplaces become a real memory point for the home. What's more, from the collection you'll get ideas on great rooms--kitchens, even garages--as the place to situate the fireplace. Here's a quick example:
Framed by two stained-glass windows, this antique-marble fireplace is part of the ‘Green Room,’ a whimsical sitting room in a cabin in Woodside, Calif.‘ Curator Lance Fung’s Woodside Cabin.’