52 Living Room Two Sided Fireplace Design Photos And Ideas

Steel sconces accent the reclaimed wood walls.
Limestone wrapped monolithic wall with fireplaces on both sides
Z-Group Architects and Crystal Springs Builders worked closely to bring such a unique design to life.
An alternate view of the living space and wood-paneled fireplace.
A central fireplace is the focus of the living area.
Uninterrupted walls of glass in the living area offer views of the Indian Canyons Golf Course, the Disney fountain, and the picturesque mountain range.
Available in sizes that range from 1,291-sqaure-feet to 1,340-sqaure-feet.
Fashion designer Josie and her husband Ken Natori are big fans of traditional Japanese architecture, so when Brooklyn-based practice Tsao & McKown Architects designed their home in Pound Ridge, New York, they used a heavy, exposed-timber structure, and included Japanese-style gardens and landscaping.
A contemporary glass-encased fireplace in this Zermatt villa acts as a partition that divides the living lounge from the dining area.
Designed by London architect John Pawson, this home in Saint Tropez has a freestanding fireplace framed by clean lines and bright white walls that acts as the heart a dynamic open-plan living room.
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
Located on a steep slope that descends toward Archambault Lake, the house’s elevated position presents magnificent views of the lake and surrounding forest.
Living Room
Great Room with steel-clad fireplace, concrete floors and wood beams
Original double sided fireplace wrapped in smooth plaster.
Living room looking toward entry.
Newly vaulted ceiling expanding the view and horizon from the living room.
“On a bright day, you have to wear sunglasses in here,” Mandolene says. A freestanding travertine-and-steel fireplace, open on all four sides, divides the living and dining areas.
Their deck has a concrete block fireplace and antique wooden furniture.
Sunken Living Room with See Thru Fireplace
A two-sided fireplace visually connects the living spaces.  Open tread stairs hang from the floor above.
Great Room
Main House Great Room with One of Two Fireplaces
The lower living space on the ground floor of a Los Angeles, California, home features an EcoSmart fireplace fueled by denatured alcohol. Read the full article here.
Rimrock | Olson Kundig
The fireplace, which sits on buffed concrete flooring at the center of the ground floor, was custom-made by Mapos.
Bruce Livingstone’s seaside getaway in British Columbia features a remarkably open layout. The master bedroom flows into the living room, where Griffin lounge chairs by Lawson-Fenning face a fireplace clad in glass fiber–reinforced concrete panels by Wiersma Masonry.
Living room with see-through fireplace.
A blue paint hue reflects the cool tones of the concrete floors and highlights the sloping ceiling at the open living room.
View from living room to front entry door and upper baclony
Living room
The original fireplace was a rugged rock monolith that extended all the way to the exterior wall and several feet closer to the front windows.  The stone facade was stripped away, which opened up a walkway to the den.  The two-sided fireplace column was wrapped with crisp white drywall.
The living room replaces the courtyard
Living Room
The original rear wall of the house had one small sliding glass door, and several fixed windows that had been broken and water damaged.   Two NanaWall bifold glass walls replaced the windows, opening the entire back wall to indoor-outdoor living.

The modern living room is one of the busiest spots in the house. It is where family and friends alike gather to share stories, watch movies, read, and unwind. As you'll find in the projects below, there are endless ways to configure a fresh living space with modern options for chairs and sofas, sectionals, end and coffee tables, bookcases, benches, and more. Innovative fireplaces add a touch of warmth.

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