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Arts & Crafts For the Hearth

by Patricia Poore on January 26, 2012

in Art + Craft

ABOVE: Mission-style surround by Mitchell Andrus Studios.

Browse an eye-opening list of period products to beautify the hearth (and discreetly distribute heat), suitable for bungalows, Craftsman-era homes, and those of the Arts & Crafts Revival.

(Click on the small images for a full-sized view)

Hydro-Sil

Hydro-Sil

WARM SAVINGS
Hydro-Sil is a unique room-by-room heating system that can save you hundreds of dollars in home heating costs by replacing old and inefficient heating. Contact Hydro-Sil (800) 627-9276, hydrosil.com


Travis Industries

Travis Industries

BUNGALOW INSERT Convert a drafty or inefficient fireplace to a heating asset with Avalon’s Winthrop GreenSmart direct vent gas fireplace insert. The insert can heat up to 1,500 square feet. Fitted with Bungalow double doors, it’s priced from $2,600. From Avalon Firestyles, (425) 609-2500, avalonfirestyles.com


Reggio Register

Reggio Register

HISTORIC HEAT Reggio offers a line of cast-iron, cast-brass, and cast-aluminum and solid wood registers and grilles that are suitable for Arts & Crafts-style homes. Their historic designs are made to last, and offered in a wide selection of in-stock sizes and materials. The cast iron, scroll-design grille shown retails for $28.95 plus shipping. Contact Reggio Register, (800) 880-3090, reggioregister.com


Mitchell Andrus Studios

Mitchell Andrus Studios

MISSION MANTEL Mitchell Andrus Studios offers a new line of mantels in the Arts & Crafts vocabulary. Mission-style surrounds are made to order to fit your space and style. Price for the Rockland design shown starts at $850. From Mitchell Andrus Studios, (908) 930-5583, missionfurnishings.com


Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric

COMPACT HEAT & COOL This wall-mount unit by Mitsubishi Electric offers ductless heating and air conditioning in a space-saving unit that is quiet, easy to install and less obtrusive than window units. Visit the website for pricing and distributor information. (800) 433-4822, mrslim.com


Joel Sanderson

Joel Sanderson

RIVET AND MORTISE These hand-forged andirons were inspired by the visible connections in the timber-frame home for which they were custom-made. (The ginkgo leaf motif comes from a tree in the yard.) A similar pair would cost $1,600. Contact blacksmith Joel Sanderson, (517) 639-5635, sandersoniron.com


Meyda Tiffany

Meyda Tiffany

SUNSET EFFECT Blue-green art glass and pine tree silhouettes grace the Tiffany Tall Pines fire screen. Measuring 72” wide by 32” high, the folding screen has a black powder-coated finish. Screens in this series sell for about $1,125 to $1,800. From Meyda Tiffany, (800) 222-4009, meyda.com


Wooden Radiator Cabinet Company

Wooden Radiator Cabinet Company

PRAIRIE COVER These elegantly styled wood radiator enclosures turn steam heating into furniture. Custom designed to your measurements, get a personalized price quote using their online estimate tool. From Wooden Radiator Cabinet Company, (800) 817-9110, woodenradiatorcabinet.com


Christopher Thomson Ironworks

Christopher Thomson Ironworks

HAND FORGED Artist/blacksmith Christopher Thomson designs and forges metal accessories and lighting in wrought iron from his studio near Santa Fe. The “poquito” version of the three-tool fireplace wall set measures 30” long, and is priced at $780. From Christopher Thomson Ironworks, (800) 726-0145, citron.com


Woodstock Soapstone

Woodstock Soapstone

SOAPSTONE CLASSIC With its detailed iron castings and double soapstone walls, the Fireview wood stove has been a favorite for more than 30 years. It’s capable of heating up to 1,600 square feet. and needs no electricity to operate. The stove lists for $2,819. From Woodstock Soapstone, (800) 866-4344, woodstove.com

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