Modern fireplaces bring the warmth.
1. West Village Duplex by Joel Sanders Architect
In this West Village duplex apartment by , Vermont marble wraps the living area's gas fireplace and attached banquette seating.
2. Miesian House by RZLBD and Julia Francisco
A large two-sided gas fireplace divides the living and dining areas in this Toronto home by and .
3. Upper East Side Mansion by Gabellini Sheppard
Italian schist surrounds the media room’s wood-burning fireplace in 's single-family Upper East Side townhouse. The second-floor media room is designed as the hangout place for the whole family, and with this large fireplace, it's the perfect place to stay warm all winter long.
4. Austerlitz House by Mark Morton Design and Stephen Clark Design Group
Inside this house in Austerlitz, New York, designed by Mark Morton Design and, a hanging bubble fireplace is set against a hand-sculpted black limestone wall in the den.
5. Massachusetts House by O'Neill Rose Architects
In this house in Sheffield, Massachusetts, by , a grand hearth of local Azul Aran granite serves as a central focal point of the living room.
6. Swiss Alps Vacation House by Wespi de Meuron Romeo
A four-level all-concrete Swiss Alps vacation home by includes a concrete wood-burning fireplace in the living area.
7. 19th-Century Townhouse by Mark Zeff
Located between the living and dining areas of this West Village townhouse by , the marble fireplace and mantelpiece are French 19th-century.
8. Midtown Apartment by Hariri & Hariri
When were reconfiguring this Midtown apartment, they inserted an ethanol-fueled fireplace in a simple stacked-limestone surround with translucent pocket doors on both sides to separate the den from the dining area. A print hangs on the den's fireplace surround.
9. Toronto House by MLK Studio and Belzberg Architects
For this West Coast–inspired home in Toronto, and created a house that easily flows between indoor and outdoor living spaces. Once the glass doors slide open, a terrace sheltered by an overhang becomes an alfresco extension of the living area.
10. French Alps Chalet by Platane & Ili Associés
In the living room, a fireplace is centered between a wooden desk and gray sofa to warm up the French ski cabin after long days on the slopes.
11. by Dufner Heighes
The family room in this Manhattan duplex penthouse by Heighes is centered with a striated Bosco marble hearth. In the formal living room, a second fireplace's surround is Kenya Black marble.