Scandinavians have a passion for light, be it the elusive sun or the glow of a hearth fire. Although based in France, Eldvarm founder Louise Varre and designer Emma Olbers honor their family legacy with newly modernist fireplace accoutrements—like this striking screen for protecting against jumping sparks and hot embers. Self-handles allow for easy movement. Constructed in steel with solid brass fittings and finished in a matte black powder coat that is free of harmful substances for minimum environmental impact.
Small: 27.5" h x 19.75" w x 2.75" d (50x70x7cm)
Large: 27.5" h x 37.5" w x 2.75" d (50x95x7cm)
Powder-coated steel, brass screws
Made in France
“In ancient, nomadic times, it was the woman’s honor to carry and preserve the fire when the families moved to find new homes,” says Louise Verre, of the impetus to create uncommonly chic Eldvarm fireplace accessories. “I love the romantic allure in this story—the caring, motherly affections so intimately linked with the fire and the fireplace.”
Growing up in Scandinavia, fire was always important for Louise. Historically, the long dark winters were spent together in front of the fire, telling stories while crafting, polishing and perfecting objects, leading to a legacy of Nordic craft and design. “I see it as my quest to bring to the market lovingly crafted, tactile and timeless objects,” she says, “designed to make these relaxing, revitalizing moments in life even more beautiful.”