With kitchens being "the new living rooms",
a fireplace in this room makes complete sense.
Who doesn't like dinner next to the fireplace?
It enhances the social atmosphere you want to
create and provides a focal point. Contemporary
Interiors. Photo from Houzz.
In this photo the fireplace becomes part of the "artwork" of
A contemporary, wall-mounted fireplace. Design
Photo from Houzz.
Red stoves from Home Hardware on Algonquin: