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Architectural fireplace. for the living room & Lounge: Open concept gas fireplaces are the most realistic alternative to a woodburning fireplace. They function as woodburning fireplaces do, pulling air from both inside the room and fresh air from outside. Open concept gas fireplaces can be installed into existing masonry or brick fireplaces; they are ideal for those who do not want the work involved in maintaining a woodburning fireplace but still enjoy the ambiance of an open flame.
FURNITURE: Side chair by Édouard Colonna, 1899. MeT, N.Y. Siegfried Bing's artist-designers were all distinguished contributors to the development of European Art Nouveau, but his sojourn in America to investigate and report on the decorative arts had given him the vision to range farther afield in his search for designers. Colonna, who had been in the United States since 1882, was recruited by Bing along with Louis Sullivan and Louis Comfort Tiffany.