If I owned my own cottage, I would have my kitchen redesigned to included a wood burning stove, for breads. Maybe not exactly like this. but something that created the hearth and home feeling, with functionality.
On a towering fireplace made of stacked stones hangs a dramatic mirror that follows the mantel up to the ceiling. The mirror’s verticality is also reflected in the cascading draperies adorning the two-story floor-to-ceiling windows.