Fireplaces are a natural focal point for any space. There is something about it that draws your eyes to it the second you walk in a room. So often, furniture is arranged to showcase a fireplace even if it does not fit with the aesthetic found surrounding it. At TileStone Distributors, we want to help your fireplace become an architectural design element with your furniture and décor simply re-energizing the rest of the space.
Choosing the best stone for your taste and style doesn’t have to be stressful. We want to help guide you through the process so that you can select the best choice for your new or existing fireplace. No matter what design decision you make, you will undoubtedly elicit compliments about the look and feel of your home.
First, it is crucial to know your design aesthetic when choosing a stone for your fireplace.
Though your fireplace should be a showstopper, it is essential to ensure that your fireplace surround relates to the style and décor around your home.
Do you want your fireplace to be elegant and formal? What about clean and simple? Does your home have a contemporary feel or a rustic?
Next, pick a stone material to incorporate into your design.
With so many natural stone options, it is important to consider the design aesthetic of your home and your fireplace’s shape when choosing a stone. Keep in mind that your fireplace’s décor does not need to stop with its surround. Stones can carry over inside the fireplace, such as utilizing herringbone pattern bricks within the fireplace itself.
Let’s break down our most popular natural stone options: