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Porch House

The Porch House located just west of Springfield, Missouri, presented Hufft Projects with a unique challenge. The clients desired a residence that referenced the traditional forms of farmhouses but also spoke to something distinctly modern. A hybrid building emerged and the Porch House greets visitors with its namesake – a large east and south facing ten foot cantilevering canopy that provides dramatic cover.

The residence also commands a view of the expansive river valley to the south. L-shaped in plan, the house’s master suite is located in the western leg and is isolated away from other functions allowing privacy. The living room, dining room, and kitchen anchor the southern, more traditional wing of the house with its spacious vaulted ceilings. A chimney punctuates this area and features a granite clad fireplace on the interior and an exterior fireplace expressing split face concrete block. Photo Credit: Mike Sinclair

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July 1, 2013
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Thank you, but my question was about velvet upholstery fabric, not rugs.
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March 15, 2012
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where did you buy the sofa? - It's EXACTLY what I'm looking for.
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Hi, What is the concrete block that was used on this fireplace?
    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 4:55PM
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I really love this house! How much it costed? Do you have floor plans?
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January 2, 2015
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November 11, 2014
buttercup80 wrote:
Love the area rug. Can you please tell me where it is from? - Considering grey furniture and bright area rug for my new condo great room.
June 19, 2013
gvolkert wrote:
What type of brick is used for the fireplace wall and hearth? - What type of brick is used for the fireplace wall and hearth?

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Amy Renea added this to A Fine Balance Makes the Space
This fireplace has been placed asymmetrically on the hearth wall. While a pleasing and interesting architectural feature, the weight of the fireplace must be balanced. A sectional in the deep tones of the fireplace surround, situated slightly to the left, balances the feature perfectly.Show us: Share your balancing acts below!More: Let's Get SymmetricalWhy There's Beauty in Grid, Column and Row
Shane D. Inman added this to 8 Artfully Asymmetrical Fireplaces
Tall, dark and handsome. This tall fireplace with its dark standard-brick-pattern focal wall appears very masculine. Add a perfect dark wood mantel to complement any bachelor pad. Tip: A grand fireplace surround like this makes a small fireplace box look larger at first glance.
Add texture to your fireplace. If your room has a fireplace, consider beefing it up with a textural element. This granite fireplace surround gives the room an important visual focus while staying true to the room's clean form. Tip: Whatever finish you and your designer are working with, taking the surround to the ceiling can make the room feel taller.
Joanna Simmons added this to 12 Inspiring Ways to Decorate a Mantelpiece
8. Go minimalist. A single item may be enough to set off your mantelpiece. Positioning it off center often works best, to avoid the result’s looking too symmetrical and dull. Here a small portrait gives a focus to the fireplace without fighting with the rustic brick wall behind it.

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mantle is surrounded
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color of steel for mantel in living room
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February 24, 2015
Tall Fireplace, asymmetrical
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February 21, 2015
Love the color of the brick
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February 21, 2015
Fireplace mantel
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very weird
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Just love the look.
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Rug, style, fireplace
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February 12, 2015
modern stone layout??
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February 11, 2015
I like the unexpected off center--more contemporary feeling
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Solid Stone or concrete?
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horizontal tile and raised hearth
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Grey and red
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split face
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Modern Brick
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awesome everything
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Just the wood and fireplace with tile surrounding. Do not like the stones
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mantel and trim NICE !!!!!
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grey brick, warmth of wood, metal surround
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Asymmetrical design!!
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stone and wood and ? slate
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possible townhouse idea
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Surround and mantle
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Dark color slightly Asian
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January 14, 2015
might be a good style mantle for the basement fireplace, since it sort of replicates the door trim down there.
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Fireplace stone
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possibility with simple changes
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Asian touch to look
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Love the offset fireplace!
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Wood trim mantle with tile cool
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love the blue and wood around fireplace
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Too thin
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off centre
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Not the wood
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Off centered fire place
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the blue
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Notice how large the area surrounding the firebox is.
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Black stone on gearth
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fireplace surround
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Coffee Table
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Gray surround
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December 13, 2014
I love the contrast of the warm wood with the harsh concrete blocks and then the dark marble around the fireplace. I also love that there is a sitting area in front of the fireplace. Very interesting
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Wood beams around fireplace
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Asymmetrical fireplace surround
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Rustic surround and large top granite piece
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December 4, 2014
The rustic surround could do this for our dining room
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granite surround
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Fireplace grey stone
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Wood combination
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November 30, 2014
Grey stone... Backsplash option for kitchen?
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what if we off set the surround b/c of the window?
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Brick colour
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Textured accent wall instead of just paint
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nice plain mantel also like dark color
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November 16, 2014
Good transformation of ugly Mid-Century ranch fireplace wall
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Fireplace mantel remodel
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I like that table and couch
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Sofa and table
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Fireplace wall
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Texture is awesome- wood table, mantle, stone/concrete fireplace, velvety sofa- velvety fireplace surround
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November 13, 2014
Go minimalist. A single item may be enough to set off your mantelpiece. Positioning it off center often works best, to avoid the result’s looking too symmetrical and dull. Here a small portrait gives a focus to the fireplace without fighting with the rustic brick wall behind it.
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Fire place
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A single item may be enough to set off your mantelpiece. Positioning it off center often works best, to avoid the result’s looking too symmetrical and dull. Here a small portrait gives a focus to the fireplace without fighting with the rustic brick wall behind it.
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Love this fireplace surround.
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sofa chaise
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Asymmetric fireplace
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floor to ceiling brick between 2 doorwalls
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November 12, 2014
Go minimalist. A single item may be enough to set off your mantelpiece. Positioning it off center often works best, to avoid the result’s looking too symmetrical and dull. Here a small portrait gives a focus to the fireplace without fighting with the rustic brick wall behind it.
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Dark driftwood mantle
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November 10, 2014
Dealing with an off-center feature.
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Contrast, non centered fireplace
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Stone and mantle color
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November 6, 2014
simple mantel on brick fireplace
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November 3, 2014
Love the mantel style, not on the sides, just the top.
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November 2, 2014
Fireplace and tile layout
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The style
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November 1, 2014
Balance - Asymmetry
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November 1, 2014
Midcentury mantel
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October 30, 2014
aligned brick - use this design instead of the herringbone?
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October 26, 2014
the rustic wood coffee table
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October 25, 2014
Fireplace surround is modern but has craftsman style.
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October 20, 2014
like the wood with inset black tile
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October 17, 2014
contemporary look fireplace
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Dels mantel
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Couch and painting
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Fireplace! Yes
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grey brick
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I like the shape of this fireplace
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October 9, 2014
Square, almost totally masculine fireplace surround.
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Fireplace mantel
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September 30, 2014
like the simplicity of the fireplace, not sure they even needed the stone around - I like the middle part.
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granite material, don't like small linear line
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Accent wall brick color
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Not balanced
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Fireplace wood frame
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a face within a face
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September 14, 2014
nice furniture concept
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For mum
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September 11, 2014
interesting use of asymmetry
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September 10, 2014
Making small FP look more important
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Grey with bulk mortar
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September 6, 2014
Offset wood surrounding tile
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Stone backing, timber mantel
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August 31, 2014
Color of stone, industrial, mid century feel, brick look, split face look,
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August 27, 2014
simple mantel/surround
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The table
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August 19, 2014
not centered
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off set fireplace, wood trim and grey brick
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August 18, 2014
love the natural wood and dark face
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granite fireplace surround
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Fireplace with cedar beam mantle
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July 26, 2014
beautiful rug and overall look; cool contrast w/painting
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July 24, 2014
like the color
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Fireplace surround
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Mid century fireplace
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off-site fireplace
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July 2, 2014
Fireplace: I like the idea of filling up to the ceiling. Maybe red brick wall?
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brick fireplace
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June 29, 2014
Mantel and trim
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June 29, 2014
colors of the wood and the black together
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June 27, 2014
Interesting how they have the chase in front of the fp
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June 24, 2014
Could use outdoor block for indoor fireplace
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June 22, 2014
Like the off center and the straight lines instead of staggered brick
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