What's in Style
FireplacesBook - 2002
A fireplace is one of the most popular amenities desired by homeowners. In fact, it is not unusual to find more than one fireplace in many houses. What's In Style-Fireplaces presents a treasure trove of information and inspirational photographs. This book delves into every aspect of fireplaces. 167 beautiful color photographs and 14 color illustrations accompany expert advice for designing and using a fireplace for optimal enjoyment. Readers learn how to choose the right type: will it be functional or purely for ambiance? Great decorating tips show readers how to create a focal point with a fireplace, arrange furniture in relationship to it, and create style on the mantel and fireplace surround. What's in Style-Fireplaces also examines the latest outdoor fireplaces, stoves, and all of the up-to-minute technology. A bonus section lists manufacturers and other product-related sources, as well as Web sites and professional associations that can help with the project.