Whether it's a fireplace or a glowing candle, there's nothing like a little pyromania to cut through the winter blues. So for this week's Shooting Challenge, photograph flames.
The problem with real fireplaces is they're usually impractically far from a couch to be used for anything other than heat. However, without the need for a chimney, this ethanol powered flame can be dragged wherever your marshmallows need toasting.
This is either the world's most opulent watch winder, or the most over-accessorized media center. Either way, the Gigantis is targeted squarely at those who only care about showing off their lavish lifestyle.
Winter's coming and it's getting cold. Time to dust off the ol' heating unit and get your home all nice and toasty. But before you strike a match or turn a dial, make sure you're doing so safely.
If you throw your iPhone into this fire, it will never burn. How is that possible? Because the fire isn't real. Instead, the fireplace uses water vapor and LEDs to mimic fire. It looks pretty damn real, though.
Gas-powered fireplace with built-in Full HD TV, or Full HD TV with built-in gas-powered fireplace? You decide! Whatever you pick, you can't go wrong if you wear a shiny silk robe to match the shiny glass finish.
It's not as beautiful as the Gyrofocus, but the TURN fireplace seems less likely to set your house on fire. After all, if your fireplace spins around 360 degrees, it should be well-secured and not just dangling from the ceiling.
We like to put everything else in a can, so why not fire? That must be what designer Camillo Vanacore was thinking when he dreamed up this portable, capsule fireplace.
It's been a long time since fire ravaged London and Rome in 1666 and 64 AD respectively—which must be why we can feel okay about making cool firescreens based on these tragic incidents today.
Vauni's bioethanol ventless fireplace, the Cupola, may not have the warmth or coziness of a traditional wood-burner, but it does have practicality and cold Scandinavian style. Plus, the thing mounts right on your wall.
I don't know if world peace was mentioned in the acceptance speech, but apparently the Gyrofocus fireplace took first place in the Pulchra design competition, a beauty contest for pretty objects. No surprise really, it's a stunner.
Astronauts making s'mores in a fireplace on the ISS? Not likely, but if NASA ever did develop a portable fireplace it might look something like the Piet.
If you're stuck in a home without a built-in fireplace, you can now buy a $5,400 chest that opens up to reveal a self-contained fireplace. If you manage to not burn your place down, it'll be a great substitute.
You might want to move those magazines off the table, that is, if your coffee table is really the Vidro Floor Fireplace.
As a guy that loves charcoal grilling, I am digging the Lumos. But it is more than just a grill. Simply flipping up the chimney transforms it into an elegant outdoor fireplace.
Austrian company Skloib is known for making high end furniture. One of their latest creations, the "TV Drehturm" is a rotating TV cabinet and fireplace all-in-one.
Wall-mounted fireplaces are nothing new, but the new Icoi (Icoya) and Yan-Li designs from Arkiane are a lot more elaborate than most of the products that are already on the market.
Fireplaces are great for ambiance, but generally not portable. Kooky German design firm Conmoto, who brought us the bookshelf fireplace back in December, has solved the portable problem with the Travelmate Portable Fireplace. At 55 lbs. it will require a little effort to cart it from room to room, but we think the…