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Read Interiors Ltd

Thank you for featuring Read Interiors! I love fireplaces because they provide a focal point which immediately grounds a room, and there are so many ways in which you can use them - some wonderful ones above!

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N Foz
We are thinking of adding a fireplace to our front lounge and building out a fake chimney breast. Do you think building out a chimney breast looks better than having the fireplace against a completely flat wall?
   
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Read Interiors Ltd

Lots of ways to answer this, because both can work well! The biggest consideration is your style: if you want a contemporary sleek look, then a fireplace on a flat wall could work the best, whereas a traditional look works better with a chimney breast

   
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