The fire, TV, fire breast, log store is continuing to evolve.
A tall thin fire could look great and remove the problem of needing to heat shield the TV from being above the fire.
It also means the TV can be at a more normal height.
With a proposed 2m or 1.9m wide fire breast a tall thin fire (less than or close to 50cm deep) the fire breast should be nice visual, but not space dominating feature of the room.
Especially with the planned slate, similar to this fire at the Scarlet Hotel:
Updated layout mockup with notes below. This based on the STUV 21/45, where there is a version that has a full height facia:
- http://www.stuv.com/en/products/fitted-stoves/stuv-21-single-face/nine-formats.html – pick format 45 !