40 ideas for modern fire pit designs to add character to your patio

Written by Kremena Ruseva

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The garden design is very important when we talk about outdoor space. Among the elements of the design an outdoor fireplace is an element with great significance. It is the place where you can gather with family or with friends- perfect relaxing place! Look at the gallery of 40 modern fire pit design ideas and find out which one is your favorite.

Modern fire pit designs come in various shapes

wooden garden table built in square-fire-pit-modern-garden-furniture

An outdoor fireplace or fire pit is perfect for those who love to be outdoors, even when the temperatures are low. It creates a very special atmosphere. Modern fire pit designs offer numerous options. It can be a hole in the ground with a gravel or stone edge, a concrete block fire pit or a sophisticated design object with sculptural qualities. Shapes and materials also vary – circular or rectangular, raised or ground level. Outdoor fireplaces can be made of metal, concrete, natural stone and the greatest advantage of fire pits is that they take relatively small space and are suitable even for small space gardens. Modern fire pit designs can be built in the table and are extremely attractive.

 Modern fire pit designs which are perfect for your pool

modern-fire-pit-design-rectangular shape swimming pool

The biggest effect of an outdoor fireplace is when it is combined with water. The contradiction of those two elements – fire and water – and the possibility to combine them together in a spectacular design is very tempting. If you have a pool, you will find some awesome modern fire pit designs which will allow you to create an unforgettable garden decor. You can be sure that such a combination becomes a focal point immediately and a subject of conversation for all your friends and visitors.



A modern fireplace for the garden can be the focal point in a cozy seating area. Gather around it and your conversations will be warm and intimate. There is no danger of smoke coming out, because you can opt for a fireplace that operates with natural or propane gas. A firepit in the garden can be used in large outdoor areas as space divider. Freestanding or portable models are especially useful as they can be moved from one place to another and you can arrange and re-arrange the siting area depending on climate conditions or your mood.

Decorate your balcony with an outdoor fireplace


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 Beautiful outdoor fire pit and green furniture beside the pool


Bright red fire pit on the balcony


Comfortable rocking chairs and modern fireplace


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Modern outdoor area with original fireplace


Fire pit and massive rocks


Elegant lounge area with square fireplace

modern-fire-pit-design-square shape bangkirai wood deck

Wrought iron fireplace design

modern-fire-pit-design-metal round shape wooden chairs

Fire in the corner of the pool

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swimming-pool-modern-outdoor-fireplace water cascade

small patio ideas-outdoor-fire pit glass wood

small garden ideas-modern-fire-pit-design-round shape

round-fire-pit-swimming-pool-design-garden decoration

round fire pit red color freestanding


patio-fire-pit-ideas square shape chairs metal

outdoor-fire-pits-ideas-square shape iron base

outdoor-fire-pit-ideas stone wall patio furniture parasol


original-outdoor-fire-pit-ideas garden table open fire


modern-patio-furniture-outdoor-table-built in fire pit

modern-fire-pit-design-square shape comfortable patio furniture

modern-fire-pit-design-rectangular shape outdoor lounge area



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house exterior design luxury fire pit outdoor lighting


garden table built in fire pit rattan furniture parasol





backyard fire pit ideas round shape stones

attractive-modern-fire-pit-design-round shape wooden flooring






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