vauni ethanol fireplace

posted by the scholar on January 9th, 2008
filed under: design, home accessories

there are all kinds of freestanding fireplaces floating around the blogosphere, but i especially like this rotund one designed by markus grip for swedish maker vauni. it’s about 24″h x 24″w x 24″d and uses clean burning ethanol. it swivels too, so you can have a lovely view of it from anywhere in the room. just fill the tank up, use the integrated control to adjust the flame levels to your taste and enjoy a cozy, ash and soot-free evening.





it reminds me of the smooth orbs of planets revolving around each other on a mobile a saw once as a child.

sadly, the globe is not in my budget: it costs over six grand. but isn’t it fabulous?

if i had the dough, i’d purchase a pair at personal interior design and float ’em on my yacht.

via 7 gadgets

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6 Responses to “vauni ethanol fireplace”

  1. LisaJay Says:

    This is really a sleek and stylish look in a fireplace. Great find!

  2. the scholar Says:

    hi lisajay,

    ooh!ooh! the eclectic detective is in the house! i’m so excited!

    isn’t this fireplace fun? i just wish it wasn’t so expensive.

    can i just tell you that i LOVE your blog? and thanks for the visit! 🙂 gigi

  3. Bri Says:

    These are really fun! I totally see the planet reference. Maybe because they are sort of set back on their axis. Yeah…two on your yacht would be awesome. Especially anchored in a harbor in Hawaii. Oh, but then you wouldn’t need the fireplaces…hmmm…not sure how to reconcile that. 😉

  4. the scholar Says:



    it is probably cool at night in hawaii, if that helps…

    you crack me up.

  5. sosser Says:

    if pacman married godzilla…

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