Is your summer party missing this alfresco essential?
1. MALIBU FIREPLACE
Hollywood designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard conjured an exotic paradise for a Malibu couple, inspired by a passion for Bali. A pair of chairs by Bullard and Indonesian teak sofas surround a fire pit made from 18th-century Indian stone panels; the teak side table is Moroccan.
2. BOHEMIAN FIREPLACE
In the open-air dining room of Rela and Don Gleason’s home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, the table and armoire were designed by Rela and made by local artisans. Wood piled high for the fireplace acts as an accent wall, bringing warmth into the space. The Wisteria chairs have custom leather slipcovers, and the goatskin-and-iron ceiling fixture was inspired by lighting at the Leon Trotsky museum in Mexico City.
3. CORAL LIMESTONE FIREPLACE
In this Miami home, the fireplace, which is original to the house, has a coral limestone surround and hearth. The side table is by Matégot.
4. ROUNDED FIRE PIT
In TV producer Jamie Tarses’ Hollywood Hills home, designed by Pamela Shamshiri of Commune Design, the outdoor area’s fire pit is by Plain Air. The seat cushions are of a Donghia fabric and the metal chairs are vintage.
5. SLOPED FIREPLACE
The courtyard in this Hollywood home features a fireplace with a 17th-century armorial cartouche found at Bonhams. The teak cocktail table is by Holly Hunt and the flooring is of reclaimed terra-cotta tiles.
6. INDOOR-OUTDOOR FIREPLACE
The terrace of this London townhouse is centered with a marble fireplace that was salvaged from the property’s original drawing room. The lamps are by José Ignacio Baluster, and the flooring is Belgian bluestone.
7. COZY FIREPLACE
In designer Alison Palevsky’s Pacific Palisades home, the terrace’s sofas and cocktail table, by Link Outdoor, surround a cozy fireplace. The light fixture is from the 1950s.
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