Usually the fireplace portal corresponds to the size of the hearth itself. But in this case, the owners decided on an experiment, installing inside the classic portal made of light marble almost a potbelly stove, but with a glass door. The option, although unusual, is safe and convenient from the point of view of the firebox.
The uniqueness of this fireplace lies in the portal, made of rough bricks of different shades, as well as the combination of stone with a massive wooden board, which has become a mantelpiece. The combination of stone and wood always looks advantageous, and the fireplace itself turned out to be both rustic simple and at the same time elegant.
Portal fireplaces do not have to be flat and built into the wall. Such a protruding semicircular portal, of course, takes up more space, but it looks attractive. In addition, the TV shelf became a continuation of the lower part of the stone portal..
The fireplace took up a good half of the room, but its size is justified, because it has become the most noticeable detail of the interior. The portal is decorated with brickwork, which is quite harmoniously combined with a white stone column and a carved wooden shelf. It would seem that there are three completely different decor items, three different materials. But this option turned out to be a winning and original one..
Tiles are always a good, always popular option for framing a fireplace. Such tiles look elegant, serve for a long time and were originally created by craftsmen for decorating stoves. In this case, tiles of not too bright color were chosen, because the interior cannot be called ethnic.
A real portal, which in a fantastic story could lead to a parallel world. It seems that the tall flame is literally devouring thin reed-like rods. But in fact, the fireplace is gas, and the rods are metal, so there is no danger.
An example of a corner portal fireplace. The flame will be visible from both sides, which is a big plus. The frame itself is a restrained classic, which was successfully complemented by bas-reliefs.
Modern version. The portal is very laconic, no decorations, carvings or gilding. The fireplace is gas and is installed in the center of the room, which opens a wide view of the live play of flame. The fireplaces standing in the middle of the room are usually called “Swiss” or “Alpine”.
The rough, almost primitive firebox of this fireplace contrasts greatly with the elegant, classic shelf. Such a portal of untreated stones, as if folded in a chaotic manner, immediately catches the eye. It is noticeable that the fireplace is often used, it is not just a decoration, but a real hearth, the center of life at home.
The portal of this original fireplace is made of pieces of marble, practically untreated, of various sizes and colors. This deliberate artlessness, naturalness turned the fireplace into an unusual interior detail that looks especially original against the background of a pebble mosaic.
A vivid example of the use of natural river stone to frame a modern fireplace insert. Soft, rounded, natural forms of the stone are emphasized by a strict wooden shelf, literally crowning the whole composition.