Granite may have fallen out of favor these days, but the clean, natural patina of marble will never fail you. Designer Tatiana Machado-Rosas of Jackson Design and Remodeling says that if marble in the kitchen is too big a maintenance commitment for you, you might want to consider a quartz that mimics the same look but is easier to keep up — or you can always incorporate marble as an accent elsewhere, as with this fireplace surround.
This model home’s fireplace is wrapped floor to ceiling in expensive marble. The same clean look can easily be achieved with an inexpensive plank-sized porcelain tile, says Atlanta interior designer Michael C. Morris with Monte Hewett Homes.
Cozy up to your loved one by the gorgeous fireplace in the master bedroom of this Kenilworth, IL mansion. The interior paneling, exposed beam and marble tie together nicely to complement the rest of the home's contemporary design.
A neutral color palette looks ultra-chic in this elegant living room. A beautiful crystal chandelier pairs wonderfully with the traditional crown molding and marble fireplace, while the mirrored coffee table adds glamorous style.
This living room features buttery-yellow walls, white sectional and setee and a marble fireplace. A seagrass area rug and reclaimed wood coffee table add to the natural, sea-inspired feel of the space.
A white marble fireplace surround serves as a focal point in this open transitional living room. The dark hardwood floor is complemented by a dark wood coffee table, while the white sofa provides welcome contrast.
Library lights spotlight object art and beloved books in the family room while a marble fireplace offers the perfect excuse to sit and relax. Cool blue tones flow from the piece above the mantle, inspiring this laid-back palette.
A marble fireplace with a white mantel is the focal point of this formal living room. Another of the room's unique features — the tone-on-tone wallpaper — creates subtle depth amongst similar colors. The black leather armchair with a high back is unexpected and regal.
This traditional living room features a large marble fireplace, detailed wall sconces and lavish yellow drapes that match the room's wall color. The addition of fun patterns, like the rose-leopard print pillows and multicolored striped ottoman add a hint of texture to the space.
Designer Genevieve Gorder converted the former living room in the adjacent apartment into a luxurious master suite that includes antique wood doors imported from Morocco and a marble fireplace. Two upholstered armchairs frame the stunning fireplace area with a large mirror over the mantel, creating a beautiful sitting area.
A soft, neutral color palette was used throughout the four-level home, infused with fresh bursts of color to highlight the couple’s laid-back vibe and youthful personalities. The home includes a sofa by Carl Hansen that balances the full-height Carrara marble fireplace as well as a clean, architectural Walter Knoll dining table.