This is a very modern, stylish heating solution. It leaves large rooms spacious, while separating the two spaces at the same time. This fire place is obviously double sided as well, providing heat from both ends.
contemporary double-sided fireplace (gas closed hearth) Lucius 140 T Element4 B.V.
room divider/living room/kitchen
30 Amazing Modern Fireplaces That Will Leave You Breathless
The Block - Rod and Tania's european laundry
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not many examples of combined bathroom/laundry... like: simple bench, storage, 'built-in' machines. dislike: obviously I can't have a door to separate.
compact european bathroom- laundry - Google Search
That's a nice stack of laundry equipment. European sized laundry machines are also appealing. It'd be expensive though.