malm fireplace inspiration outdoors
Courtesy of Aletha VanderMaas.

It’s finally fireplace season! So, let’s celebrate the most Mid Mod of all fireplaces: the Malm Fireplace. Sleek and minimal, these freestanding fireplaces are an iconic addition to any Mid Century space. So, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Malm fireplace inspirations. And whether you’re just looking or you’re looking to get your own, we think you’ll fall for these 7 Malm and Malm-style fireplaces.

1. The Purr-fect Place

malm fireplace inspiration with cat
Courtesy of @ourhandbook.

This repurposed Malm serves as the ideal place to nap for this cozy kitty.

2. Outside Orange

malm fireplace inspiration outdoors
Courtesy of Aletha VanderMaas.

This restored Malm was a lucky Craigslist find. The homeowner placed it outside so she wouldn’t have to worry about vents and fittings.

3. Black is Back

malm fireplace inspiration matte black
Courtesy of @wolfsburgtheweenie.

This matte black fireplace fits effortlessly into this atomic living room. The dogs don’t seem to mind it too much either.

4. Cozy Cabin

malm fireplace inspiration cabin a-frame
Courtesy of @invernessaframe and @sunsetphoto.

This space reminds us of some of our favorite MCM A-Frames! The Malm adds to its warm, inviting and modern feeling.

5. Festive Feelings

malm fireplace inspiration christmas
Courtesy of Jenny James.

With the holidays coming up, we’re digging this creative Christmas look! The twinkle lights would look well in other fireplaces too—as long as it’s not a lit one!

6. Luxurious Look

malm fireplace inspiration
Courtesy of @elinteriorslondon.

The icing on the elegantly Mid Mod cake, this Malm fits right into this space’s swanky style.

7. Creative Centerpiece

malm fireplace inspiration outdoor seating
Courtesy of Matthew Gallant.

This homeowner used her burnt orange Malm as the centerpiece of her outdoor seating area. We love how the chairs match it!

Order a Malm for yourself here, and if you want to learn how to take care of one, check out “Mid Century Malm: Finding + Restoring Period Fireplaces.” And of course, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest for more your daily dose of Mid Century Modern inspiration.