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34 Modern Fireplace Designs With Glass For The Contemporary Home

The definition of a ‘dream home’ varies from person to person. While some like a traditional and luxurious house that is warm and inviting, others love a modern sleek and smart setting that tends to gravitate towards minimalism. Yet, there are a few basic design elements that most of us agree on. A gorgeous and glowing fireplace is definitely one of those popular features that most wish to incorporate in their own blueprint for an ideal abode.

Fireplace with a glass front brings in warmth along with safety

by Urban Abode

With evolving technology and changing interiors, the form of the fireplace has also been altered considerably. Modern fireplace designs are ergonomic, elegant, trendy and energy efficient as well. Glass doors and glass fronts have become an integral part of this design. Here is a collection of interiors that’s port such glass front fireplaces which combine safety with style –

Stylish modern fireplace encased in glass
Well ventilated living room with a stone fireplace that sports daft glass doors

by Harrell Remodeling

Vented gas fireplace perfect for the modern home

by Bruce Johnson & Associates Interior Design

Bedroom with a view of the beach sports a modern fireplace
Contemporary gas fireplace for a chic and stylish house

by Marla Schrank Interiors

Custom designed fireplace glass doors

by Smith & Vansant Architects PC

Family room sports a gorgeous fireplace with glass doors

by Modern House Architects

Fireplace with a television set above it

A Touch of Class with a Frame of Glass!

Most contemporary homes sport a gas fireplace that helps in not just adding warmth to the place, but bringing a unique visual contrast as well. Fireplaces have a natural tendency to attract our gaze and stand out as the ‘show stoppers’ no matter where they are set. Most linear gas fireplaces come with a glass front that helps in more ways than just one. But from a purely aesthetic viewpoint, they blend in perfectly with a modern setting as glass is an element that is currently being used extensively in home design.

Two-sided fireplace perfect for this spacious living room with large glass enclosure

by Architectural Workshop

Beautiful fireplace in Indian black slate tile and glass

by Levy Art & Architecture

Fascinating wall art enhances the beauty of the modern fireplace

A blend of glass, stone and wood in the perfect proportions ensures that you have a lovely setting in your living room or bedroom where you can spend many dreamy-eyed evenings next to the bright and beautiful fireplace.

Gorgeous fireplace in a glass enclosure
Compact fireplace doubles up as a lovely work of art

by Michael Fullen Design Group

In-wall fireplace set in a contemporary setting
Let the fireplace keep you warm as you enjoy some unabated views

by Griffin Enright Architects

Track lighting combines beautifully with the warm hues of the stylish fireplace

by Angela Todd Designs

Stunning contemporary room with a linear fireplace below the television

by Snead Architects

Contained Flames Offer Security

You do want your fireplace to offer an incandescent and warm spot where you can nicely tuck inside a warm blanket on a cold day as you sip your favorite beverage. Yet, the most important aspect of a fireplace design is to ensure that these flames do not spread to the remainder of the house! A glass front or well placed glass doors ensure that there are no embers or sparks that accidentally fly out of the fireplace. More than just the aesthetics, it is the safety that fireplaces with glass doors offer, which make them simply a must have.

Extravagant contemporary living space with a relaxed setting and a stylish fireplace

by David Johnston Architects

Fireplace surround and mantle add a lovely contrast to a room in neutral tones

by BAAN Design

Glass door fireplace with a mirror above it

Thousands of home owners across the globe each suffer deal with unnecessary fire hazards because of the ‘open fireplace’ design. It is best to always have a fireplace with glass doors as it blends in form and functionality seamlessly.

Colorful setting for a fireplace with glass door

by Kristina Wolf Design

Unique fireplace surrounded by stone and glass

by Beaugureau Studios

Dark hues of this living room offer a contrast to the glass front fireplace
Stone fireplace enclosed in glass
Elegant living room has a warm and inviting look

by Studio K B

Save Up On Energy

Just like an open window in the winter can cause your heating bills to go up drastically, similarly an open fireplace consumes a lot more energy to heat up the surrounding space. A closed design with glass doors helps in improving energy efficiency and cuts down on consumption of gas or wooden logs considerably. Fireplace glass doors and glass fronts come in a variety of forms and you can also opt for designs that give you a 360 degree view of the flames while still offering complete safety and peace of mind.

Exceptional fireplace design steals the show with ease

by CG&S Design-Build

Glass front fireplace in a minimalist bedroom

by John Lum Architecture

Linear fireplace enclosed in glass ideal for a contemporary setting

by The Anderson Studio of Architecture & Design

Designing your hearth area involves a lot more than meets the eye. Always take expert advice on fire safety before you go in for any changes. From a gorgeous stone fireplace to a stunning linear gas fireplace, all of them work delightfully well with a glass casing. A perfect way to keep your interiors posh and protected!

Perfect way to add a glass front fireplace to an existing room without too many changes
Simple fireplace for a cozy bedroom

by Warren Home Restorations

Small fireplace beautifully tucked in the corner

by Rachel Reider Interiors

Lounge area sporting a beautiful stone fireplace
Lovely linear fireplace set in a stone wall

by Mark English Architects

Sherry Nothingam

Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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