Why Double-Sided Fireplaces Are Ones to Watch

If you haven’t heard of them already, a double-sided fireplace is a fireplace which allows you to see directly through the fire and onto the other side, by having glass panes at the rear and front of the fireplace. Not only does it serve as a focus point in any room you choose, but it […]

What Are the Different Types of Bioethanol Fireplaces?

In the ever-evolving world of home heating and décor, bioethanol fireplaces have emerged as a sophisticated and eco-friendly choice for those seeking a blend of modern design and environmental responsibility. From the sleek and versatile freestanding bioethanol fires to the innovative bio ethanol fireplace wall-mounted units, the range of options available is as diverse as […]

Panoramic Electric Fire: The Future of Luxury Fireplace Design


In the realm of luxury home design, the panoramic electric fire stands as a beacon of modern elegance and innovation. This cutting-edge fireplace technology, with its expansive, unobstructed view and sleek design, redefines the concept of a traditional hearth, transforming it into a captivating focal point of any room. As homeowners in North London and […]

Fireplace Design Trends for 2024

Every year brings new surprises and new trends—something which the fireplace design sector is not immune, to! To help make sure you are one step ahead of the game we’ve put together a list of the of fireplace design trends which you need to keep an eye on for the rest of 2024. Top Fireplace […]

The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Fireplaces


As architects and interior designers catering to high-end clients and celebrities, you understand the importance of creating spaces that resonate with luxury and exclusivity. Christmas fireplaces, adorned with bespoke elegance, become more than just a source of warmth; they transform into a centrepiece of festive cheer and sophisticated charm.  From the twinkling of Christmas fireplace […]

What is the Suspended Steel Fireplace Effect?


As Architects, there are many designs to choose from when creating a bespoke fireplace and one we are taking a look at is the suspended fireplace design. Also known as a hanging fireplace or a floating fireplace, is a type of fireplace that is designed to be suspended from the ceiling or a support structure […]

Preparing Your Fireplace For Winter

As winter approaches, the allure of a warm, crackling fire in the heart of one’s home becomes undeniable. For homeowners with a luxury bespoke fireplace, the transition into frosty weather is an opportunity to revel in the sophisticated warmth these masterpieces offer.  However, with this privilege comes the responsibility of ensuring that your fireplace is […]

Tinted Glass Fireplace: Set The Mood This Autumn


As the leaves begin to change and the air turns crisp, autumn’s arrival brings an opportunity to create a warmer, more intimate mood in your home. Consider incorporating a tinted glass fireplace into your custom fireplace design this season. The rich hues of amber, garnet or smoky grey glass can add dimension and visual interest […]

Spooktacular Tips for Your Designer Bioethanol Fireplace


With Halloween fast approaching this is a perfect chance to put your custom bioethanol fireplace to good use. Whether you’re hosting a sophisticated Halloween party or a horror movie marathon, there are lots of ways you can tie your fireplace to your Halloween celebrations. For the ultimate inspiration, take a look at our top spooktacular […]

Top 9 Tips for Bespoke Fireplace Maintenance


As summer draws to a close we want to make sure your fireplace is reaching its full potential. Take a look at some of our top tips to ensure your bespoke fireplace is keeping you warm for the months that lie ahead.   1. Clean Your Fireplace If you haven’t used your designer fireplaces over the […]

How to Incorporate a Wall-Mounted Fireplace into Your Living Space

One of the trends that we have seen from this year is the growing popularity of wall-mounted fireplaces. However, as a specialist in luxurious fireplaces, we believe that there is more to this trend than just placing a fireplace on the wall. Here are some of our top tips on how to make your wall-mounted […]

Autumn Designs for your Bespoke Fireplace


As the nights draw in and the colder days start to get closer, it’s time to wave goodbye to summer and say hello to autumn. That’s why our team of experts are here to help you create the perfect autumnal setting to suit a cosy living space for those autumn nights in front of your […]

Choosing the Best Materials for Your Fireplace

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As part of our company ethos, we are dedicated to delivering the highest quality products to our customers. That’s why we have given you a little insight into some of the materials we use, why we use them and which ones we recommend for each type of fireplace design. If you’re already planning a bespoke […]

Turn Your Fireplace into a Showstopping Centrepiece

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Here at Bespoke Fireplace Designs, we believe that a fireplace can be used for something more than just keeping warm. With our unique designs using luxury materials, our fireplaces can also be a stunning centrepiece, even when they are not in use.   Read on to discover how to turn your fireplace into a showstopping centrepiece […]

Summer Maintenance Care Plan for Your Fireplace

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It’s that time of year where we may find ourselves using our fireplaces less and less as the days get warmer – but that doesn’t we should neglect them. As your fireplace is exposed to a much warmer climate, we thought we’d share a few tips on how to keep your fireplace safe this summer! […]

Our Top Tips for an Eco-Friendly Fireplace

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We all know there are plenty of things we can do to help make a positive impact on the planet, and the fireplace we choose can be one of them. Whether you are updating your décor or renovating a property from scratch, you can enhance the sustainability of your home by choosing an eco-friendly modern […]

The Latest Designer Electric Fireplace Styles and Trends

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Homeowners are always looking for ways to bring an air of sophistication and luxury to their homes, and the latest designer electric fireplace styles and trends are a great way to do just that. With the advancements in technology, these fireplaces come in a range of styles and designs.  In this article, we will uncover […]

Prepping Your Gas Fireplace for Cooler Months: An Autumn Checklist

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Are you ready for the cooler months ahead? If you have a gas fireplace, then you’ll want to make sure it’s ready for the chill in the air. With the help of Bespoke Fireplace Designs, you can ensure your gas fireplace is prepped and ready for the autumn season. In this article, we’ll provide a […]

Gas and Bioethanol Fireplace Safety Tips for the Summer Months

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With summer around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get your gas or bioethanol fireplace ready for the warm weather. From regular maintenance to safety tips, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to enjoying your gas or bioethanol fireplace during the summer months. Read on for useful advice and information on how […]

Ideas for Fireplaces Other Than the Living Room

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Fireplaces are a great way to add warmth, charm, and character to any home. But many people think of them as being limited to the living room. While the living room is certainly a great place to have a fireplace, there are many other creative and unique ways to incorporate a fireplace into your home. […]

How to Use an Outdoor Fireplace for Spring Entertaining

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As the days get longer and the temperatures start to rise, you may be dreaming of hosting outdoor gatherings and entertaining during the upcoming spring season. An outdoor bioethanol fireplace can be the perfect addition to any patio or backyard, providing a cosy atmosphere and allowing you to enjoy the outdoors all year round. In […]

How to Incorporate Elegance and Utility with Fireplace Room Dividers

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Fireplace room dividers offer the perfect solution for homeowners who want to both divide up their living spaces and add a touch of elegance to their homes. Not only do these dividers provide a stylish and modern look to any room, but they also provide a functional way to separate areas without blocking out natural […]

Tips for Choosing a Style-Ready Designer Electric Fireplace

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Adding a designer electric fireplace to your home can be a great way to create a cosy atmosphere that adds style and warmth. When choosing a designer electric fireplace, there are several important things to consider, such as the size, heating capacity, and style. This article will provide you with some helpful tips on how […]

A Designer’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Fireplace

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When it comes to interior design, a bespoke fireplace can be the perfect centrepiece that ties a room together. A bespoke fireplace design can act as a visually appealing element as well as add practically warm sophistication to a room. Choosing the right fireplace for a home can be filled with options, but with this […]

Panoramic Fireplace For London Homes

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The desire of a grand interior design plan is to make an impact. Create a talking point and add drama with the use of specialised items in the rooms. Sometimes it’s artwork, or a statement furniture piece, or could it be an awe-inspiring panoramic fireplace? We’ll discuss the popularity of panoramic fireplaces in London. What […]

Fireplace Trends in 2023 to Keep an Eye On

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The year 2023 will bring a variety of changes to the interior design industry. From colour choices to sustainable heating options, here are 7 trends to look out for in 2023. Sleek Style For the ultimate contemporary fireplace, choose a sleek, in-built style that’s cleverly integrated into your interior design. Blending ultra modern gas fires […]

Innovative Room Divider Ideas Using 2-way Fireplaces

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There are several ways that a fireplace can be used to control a point of focus in a room. From two-way fireplaces from the living room to front room, or perhaps in an open plan room to define two areas, fireplaces have a multitude of uses in interior designs. Here, we explore how you can […]

Unusual Fireplace Designs That Add Warmth and Fit a Contemporary Design Brief

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Is there a client you know looking for a new-age and unusual fireplace design? Here are a few ideas you may find useful for designing your next contemporary fireplace that is unique and creative. The following eight ideas have been compiled to inspire you when creating your design brief that will wow your clients. Top […]

How Bioethanol Fireplaces Are the Future of Carbon-Neutral Heating

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Could there be a possibility of saving the future of our planet through the use of bio-ethanol over the use of traditional wood burning fireplaces? In an age where we are finally paying attention to the future of the environment, how we heat our homes is paramount. The use of bioethanol fireplaces is one practice […]

12 Cosy Christmas Ideas for Warm Living Rooms

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The hearth and the surround of your fireplace can be used as an application for Christmas-themed decoration. A fireplace can be the focal point of your interior design or complementary to another centrepiece. You might want to welcome the Christmas spirit in a classy and elegant manner. That is why we’ve come up with 12 […]

The Top 5 Materials Used in Fireplace Design

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When deciding that a fireplace is important in your interior design project, you may need to decide what material you’d like to order for your bespoke fireplace. We’ve focused on the top 5 materials and why they make impressive fireplaces. Top 5 Materials for Fireplaces Materials of all kinds can be used in fireplaces. Here […]

10 Ideas to Decorate Your Bespoke Fireplace Tastefully for Christmas 2022

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Fireplaces are quintessentially Christmas. No matter the fuel type of your fireplace, there are options to tastefully incorporate the Christmas spirit by using your fireplace as a focal point. Whether it’s a bioethanol fireplace or one of our popular closed gas or wood burning fires add in the Christmas Spirit. We’ve compiled a list of […]

Bespoke Bioethanol Fireplace Ideas for Revolutionary Sustainable Homes in London

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The future of home living considers each aspect of the interior design’s environmental impact. This is especially true when choosing your home heating solutions. Bioethanol is a revolutionary alternative to wood-burning or gas fireplace designs. This article will uncover how bespoke bioethanol fireplaces are gaining popularity. What Are Bioethanol Fires? A bioethanol fireplace delivers real-flame […]

Bio Ethanol Fires – BEV™ Technology

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BEV TECHNOLOGY™ (BURNING ETHANOL VAPOURS) At the beginning, the Planika collection consisted mainly of manual and semi-automatic ethanol fireplaces. However, as experience grew, Planika decided to create a brand new technology, which would allow its users to enjoy their products in even safer manner. Today it is know as BEV Technology™, which stands for Burning Ethanol […]

Our Fireplace Studio

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A dedicated ‘in-house’ bespoke fireplace design studio, showcasing a carefully curated collection of our gorgeous gas, wood burning, bio ethanol and electric fires.  After many years of working from the comfort of a small office, our Bespoke Fireplace Designs showroom opened its doors in June 2015. Offering private appointments for architects, interior designers, developers + […]

Firepit and Outside Fireplaces

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Are you dreaming of that perfect outdoor fireplace? There is nothing better than settling into Summer with a beautiful new addition to your garden. Let our specialists help you design your unique feature fireplace can add that extra ‘WOW’ to your landscape. Available in Gas, Wood Burning or Bio-Ethanol, our Fireplace Design team can help […]

Net Zero Bio Ethanol Fires

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The Net Zero 2050 plan aims to achieve CO2 neutrality by cutting gas emissions in many sectors of the economy. More and more electric cars replace combustion engine vehicles, passive houses replace traditional buildings. We produce more energy from renewable resources. The global transformation of heating systems has already begun. It includes anti-smog restrictions, and the […]

The Kalfire E-One

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Innovation. Originality. Authenticity.  The Kalfire E-One electric fireplace is like no other. Using innovative technology, it truly makes this fireplace original, creating incredibly authentic flame patterns. This electric fireplace allows you to see, hear and feel the fire anywhere in the home, creating the perfect atmosphere.  HD Screens – the E-One creates an ultra-realistic flame […]

What is a Bespoke Fireplace?

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All of our bespoke fireplace designs are made 100% to your specification. Manufactured with precision, we can engineer a fireplace design to the exact millimetre you require. A bespoke fireplace is different to a ‘custom’ fireplace. Custom often means, based on a template, manufactured to a certain size. We will make the fireplace to any […]

Efficient Fireplaces

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Efficient fires come in many shapes and sizes. With gas fireplaces, by far, our balanced flue gas fireplaces are the most efficient in our collections. Balanced flue fireplaces are hermetically sealed appliances, with a glass window to view the flames. The name derives from the type of flue system is requires. A balance of flue […]

Bespoke Suspended Fireplaces

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Suspended glass or hanging steel fireplaces are a unique and creative way to create a striking central feature in your room.   The majority of the suspended designs create a full 360-degree view of the fireplace, but every fireplace is designed exactly to your individual requirements. Suspended Glass Fireplaces Suspended glass fireplaces are an elegant […]

Winter Warmers

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We all know Winter’s in the UK can be unpredictable, and with the looming snow, we want to stay warm and prepared for the adverse weather. Our extensive collections of gas and wood burning fireplaces are designed to suit modern living spaces, with our design team to discuss the most suitable fire for your home. […]

Fireplace and Flue Regulations

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Building regulations are vital surrounding fireplaces and flue systems. It is so important to ensure you are fully informed with what regulations relate to your project, fireplace type and flue system. Document J Document J is your friend when referring to general notes on solid fuel and gas burning fireplaces. This document indicates distances for […]

Kalfire Prestige Features

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The innovation offered in our Prestige range of Kalfire fireplaces is extremely unique. Clients often desire an authentic wood burning fireplace effect, with the efficiency of igniting the flames at the press of a button. Our Prestige fireplaces encompass the mesmerising features of a wood burner, within a high specification gas appliance.   Unique Ceramic […]

Balanced Flue or Open Gas Fire?

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Many clients come to us asking what type of gas fire is best for them. Ultimately, both styles have their advantages and disadvantages. Efficiency A balanced flue fireplace is a glass fronted gas appliance, with many models now available with anti-reflective glass. The hermetically sealed nature of a balanced flue fire, provides high efficiency levels […]

A guide to fluing restrictions

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A balanced flue gas fire requires a concentric flue system. A concentric flue is essentially, one steel pipe within another. There are renovation kits available to convert into an existing chimney, to create the concentric system using multi-fuel flue liners. The inner pipe of the concentric system, expels the flue gases from the fire, up […]