5 Fireplaces To Warm Your Winter

Cold winter nights were tailor-made for relaxing in front of a fireplace. Here are some ideas to inspire you

A bold statement in any living space, the L2 by Valor is a luxury fireplace design featuring a 50-inch linear viewing area to highlight the flames within. With beautiful radiance on both high flame and low-glowing embers, the L2 combines Valor efficiency and heat performance with the latest in contemporary styling. The L2 also accepts the company’s new HeatShift™ System for cooler walls immediately above the fireplace. ValorFireplaces.com.


Mendota’s Greenbriar fireplaces make a big statement in larger rooms. The dramatic Georgian arch replicates the distinctive design and classic beauty of America’s first fireplaces. With just a touch, go from inviting, gentle flames to a bold roaring fire. The Fireplace Place in Summit, Rettinger Fireplace Systems in Voorhees or MendotaHearth.com.

Not requiring a chimney, flue, gas or electricity, a HearthCabinet Ventless Fireplace is fully customizable and offers a spectrum of colors, including Emerald Green, Cobalt Blue and Ferrari Red. The fireplaces, suitable for indoor or outdoor spaces, are fueled by safe, single-use alcohol gel cartridges that last 2 to 2½ hours each. The fireplaces are in compliance with the UL 1370 Standard for Safety. HearthCabinet.com.


Ember Fireplaces of Edison transformed an old wood-burning fireplace and outdated finishes at a home in Morristown. The company modernized the space with a direct-vent gas insert along with a sleek quartz surround and a contemporary custom-designed wood mantel. EmberFireplaces.com.

This fireplace screen, installed by Summit Fireplace Centre for a Mansion in May Designer Showhouse, features a handcrafted arched and goldleaf frame that conceals a rectangular opening, with the shape adding grace and softness. Matching gold tassels glide a mesh curtain. The handcrafted solid brass andirons, made in England, complete the elegant, traditional look. SummitFireplaceCentre.com.