fireplace design

I'm quite consumed with fireplace design at the moment. Got a little project on the go so I'm gathering inspiration here, there and everywhere. Some of the most beautiful ones I've seen are by the talented Gil Schafer. I have waxed on about him before here, so I'll spare you this time. His work, his site and the photography on his site are all totally beautiful. Imagine yourself curled up by one of these beauties: