Who would have guessed — the futuristic-looking luxury fireplace industry is booming. Surprisingly, if you can dream it, it can be built. But, most of the time, it’ll cost you.
It seems we’re no longer just content to view the crackling Yule Log on our TVs. These fireplaces even move past the traditional stone and brick models commonly seen today. They run on gas and have controllers to turn them on or off. Some can even be operated from smartphone apps.
Check out the gallery and tell us which one is most appealing to you.
The Uni Flame indoor or outdoor fireplace comes from modern home goods company Radius.
The “toughened glass” and stainless steel bench is supposed to give this fireplace an invisible look. It costs $3,490.
Made of leather, stainless steel and glass, this fireplace by EcoSmart is called the Zeta. It retails for $10,900.
The Fireline Automatic Fireplace designed by Planika runs on a special ethanol fuel called Fanola.
This gas fireplace is definitely swanky but what makes it high-tech is that you can control it with an iOS or Android app. Company Escea makes indoor and outdoor fireplaces with a minimalist design.