It’s almost always the focal point of a room, so selecting the right style, surround, and furniture for your fireplace is key. Top interior designers share their decorating tips—just in time for those colder nights.
Design Around the Fireplace
Designer Meg Braff oriented the seating in this Colonial Revival house in Lattingtown, New York, around the fireplace. “When there’s a fireplace in a room, you want to be around it,” Braff says. “You can imagine a fire even if there isn’t one.”