Fireplaces, corner or the TV over the fireplace?
We are building a very contemporary open floor plan home (link to the thread discussing my floor plan is below).
Up until now we have been resigned to having the TV over the fireplace, however we are starting to consider putting it in the corner.
Here are some photos of the type of fireplace/tv setup we are considering. With most of these we would lower the fireplace somewhat and inset the tv into the wall.
This one is a bit to long, but we do like the landscape design of it:
At first I thought this was an awful idea to put it in the corner, however I'm thinking about it a bit more seriously, though I'm having trouble finding many inspiration photos.
Our room has windows along the wall next to the fireplace as in this first more contemporary example. This first photo is actually the only example of a contemporary styled room with a corner fireplace. Maybe that is telling me there is a reason this shouldn't be done? :)
Too traditional a room for us, but for ideas:
Here is a link that might be useful: Link to thread discussing our floor plan