As the appetite for contemporary design continues to grow, manufacturers are feeding the demand with sleek new products. Lakeville, Minn.-based Heat & Glo continues the trend with the launch of its Modern Collection—a line of freestanding and built-in gas fireplaces that blend clean lines with cast stone, glass, and stainless steel. The Paloma (shown here) has a 41-inch-high firebox, a curved outer-glass front available in four hues, and an optional color-tinted hearth pad. Heat & Glo, 888.427.3973;