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Niche and Grotto
Fabricate smaller cubes into niche
stone from inside niche through to fireplace, above stone same treatment for both niche and fireplace also-- unifying the space
cozy nook in niche beside fireplace
Striated marble is by fireplace. Nice smooth, clean effect. Chiseled limestone on top.
Simple, graphic wood treatment that hides wine fridge, wine rack, maybe a cutout in middle for photos, wood continues around fireplace.
Fireplace/niche. Can hide wine fridge.wine bottle storage behind a couple of lower panels.
future: Knock out wall and put huge window in niche?
Plaster fireplace surround.
Venetian plaster fireplace
Create insets for shelves, wine fridge, etc.
Fireplace tiled. Soft effect though there is a contrast.
Seating in niche?
Slate gray smooth fireplace surround
Stainless steel fireplace framing, nice proportions.
Flat paneling for wine cooler, bottles, bar. Nice with stone.
Wooden screen design for niche
Create illusion of larger fireplace with black face and crisp white framing
Paneled fireplace surround, warm, modern, earthy.
Minimalist fireplace: slender granite frame, white mantle.
Fireplace surround. Limestone tile.
Flooring, nice variation while keeping it light. Built-in shelves with lighting.
Love those inset shelves with lighting
Fireplace-- changed the shape with the surrounding variation in materials and forms.
Steel above fireplace?
Fireplace: vintage vein travertine from Materials Marketing in San Antonio
This is a limestone surround on fireplace.
Fireplace with wood paneling, cantilevered ledge.
Beautiful granite on fireplace, comes across modern.
Modern storage in niche.