These Modern Fireplaces Are What Winter Dreams Are Made Of

How do you create cozy interiors that can also transition into chic event spaces? It all starts with a modern fireplace. Considering that fireplaces quite literally heat things up, you and your guests will likely flock to them as the temperatures drop outside, which means it's a good idea to make as stylish as possible.

If you're looking for ways to update yours or simply seek a fresh batch of winter design inspiration, you'll want to take notes from the eight fireplaces we gathered up—we're talking everything from sleek aesthetics to contemporary coastal vibes and modern whimsy. We'll wait while you grab your hot cocoa and get cozy.

Ready for the winter dreaminess? Click through the architecturally striking modern fireplaces below.