If you ask us, cool weather is the perfect excuse to get cozy. And what better way to heat things up — both literally and figuratively — than with a crackling fire? That's easy: A crackling fire in a midcentury fireplace. In case you didn't notice, we're like moths to a flame when it comes to this classic style. Not to mention, this hot piece of decor will make a mesmerizing focal point. Scroll on to feast your eyes on a little sizzling hearth inspo.
1. Ramp up contrasts.
2. Or, infuse rustic charm.
3. Add a splash of color.
4. Incorporate shelving units.
5. Skip the mantel.
6. You can't go wrong with soothing neutrals.
7. Infuse personality.
8. Use a double-sided fireplace as a divider.
A double-sided, tile clad fireplace brings warmth into both the living and dining spaces of this California abode designed by Lewis/Schoeplein Architects. Midcentury details — such as sunburst wall decor, sculptural pendant lights, and Eames dining chairs — reinforce the retro vibe without feeling outdated.