Transform Your Fireplace Into An Eye Catching Focal Point


Immersion Crystallite Voyage Blue, Designed by JRP Design & Remodel, Inc

One of the main focal points in a living room is the fireplace — as you enter the space, it immediately captivates and draws your attention. Whether you opt for a statement piece or a subtle design, the fireplace can influence how you style the rest of the room. It is the perfect opportunity to define your aesthetic, incorporate unique textures, and infuse your personality into the space.

Stray from the typical brick fireplace, to incorporate a decorative element in your space using natural stone, glass, ceramic and even metal mosaics, or choose to elevate your space with the wow-factor of a natural stone slab.

Whether you are looking to update an original fireplace in your home, or renovate a contemporary new build, get inspired by eight gorgeous fireplaces featuring AKDO products; there’s something for every design aesthetic.

Floor-To-Ceiling Contrast

Negro Marquina (Polished) 3/4″ Slab, Design: Lis Arcos Interiors

This modern living room features a bold floor-to-ceiling fireplace in stark contrast to the neutral space. Marble being a heat-resistant material, serves as the perfect medium for a fireplace surround. This marble slab is fabricated to incorporate a TV niche, accented by built-in shelves to beautifully draw the eye to the innate beauty of the stone.

Cozy Coastal Interiors

Essence Clarity Fog Carrara Bella, Tile Supplier: Battaglia Stile, Design: Jennifer Allen, Photo: Jaime Solano

The light blue hue of Fog art glass complements the coastal-farmhouse style of the living area while blending into the shiplap. The use of the mosaic on the lower half of the fireplace draws your eye downward to ensure the room feels large and open. Up close, the rich art glass colors and multi-faceted geometric shapes create a jewel-like appearance.

Neutral Decorative Accent

Ivy Calacatta (Honed & Polished), Tile Supplier: Decorative Materials

Small decorative mosaics are an easy way to add dimension around the fireplace. This marble mosaic plays with geometrics in a fluid, but sophisticated way, for a transitional look that transcends time. The neutral beige tones tie in with the molding of the fireplace and keep the space from looking too busy.

Tastefully Invoke Textures

Nami Cream Taupe (Honed), Design: Story and Space, Photo: Vivian Johnson, Tile Supplier: All Natural Stone

The taupe shades of Cream Taupe marble, reminiscent of beach sand textures, beautifully accent the coastal-style living area. The Origami Nami Cream Taupe mosaic offers a unique chevron pattern that pairs perfectly with the modern-coastal style home.

Go Glam

Luminous Beam Calacatta with Gold, Photo: A Tile Studio

The floor-to-ceiling fireplace steals the show in this chic and glamorous home. The metallic foil accents add exquisite contrast to the timeless marble design. Luminous Beam can create various patterns to fit your design preference.

Bring On The Color

Immersion Crystallite Voyage Blue, Designed by JRP Design & Remodel, Inc

The bold pops of blue add color and dimension to this mid-century modern-style living area. Due to its three-dimensional nature, the color of this glass mosaic shifts with the ever-changing surrounding light, adding further depth.

Classic With A Twist

Architetto Compasso Calacatta with Brass, Design: Rydhima Brar, Photo: Frank Frances

If you want to keep your wood mantelpiece, look no further for inspiration. This fireplace perfectly demonstrates the balance of mixing elements of old and new architectural elements. Tie the brass detail in the mosaic by integrating vintage brass pieces throughout your decor.

Shimmering Effect All Day

Excalibur Joust Gilded, Designer: Sherry Wolfe

Use a metal mosaic to create a floor-to-ceiling fireplace surround that is a glamorous and eye-catching focal point in the living area. Tying in other gold elements in the space, this space adds a “wow factor” that catches the light to create a shimmering presence.

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