I love the idea of a separation wall with an inbuilt fire which creates a feeling of warmth throughout especially against the light, soft grey paint. It adds in a subtle way element fire to the white-grey (metal element) interior.
American fashion designer Kasper has long been an avid collector of contemporary art. The steel-gray walls of his Manhattan apartment’s dining room beautifully offset works by Edward Burtynsky and Ans (Best Paint Colors)
This reminds me of my first flat. Classic Victorian house interior with an original fireplace, books in the alcove. However I wasn't stylish enough to have those wonderfully chic grey walls with high white accents.